Eclectic is a very small town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 1,029 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Eclectic is the 289th largest community in Alabama.
Eclectic is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Eclectic is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Eclectic who work in office and administrative support (20.47%), management occupations (10.23%), and healthcare (9.94%).
The town 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, Eclectic has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Eclectic a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Eclectic is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Eclectic, the average commute to work is 37.37 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The percentage of adults in Eclectic with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.72% of adults in Eclectic have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Eclectic in 2010 was $21,708, 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 $86,832 for a family of four. However, Eclectic contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Eclectic is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Eclectic home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Eclectic residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Eclectic include German, English, Scots-Irish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Eclectic is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and African languages.