Dora, AL


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Living in Dora

Dora is a very small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 1,960 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Dora is the 207th largest community in Alabama.

Unlike some cities, Dora isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Dora are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Dora is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dora who work in sales jobs (11.67%), healthcare (10.83%), and teaching (8.78%).

The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Dora has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Dora a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

One downside of living in Dora, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.94 minutes every day commuting to work.

Dora is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

In Dora, just 12.60% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Dora in 2010 was $23,257, which is upper middle income relative to Alabama, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $93,028 for a family of four. However, Dora contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Dora is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Dora home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dora residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Dora include German, English, Dutch, and French .

The most common language spoken in Dora is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.