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, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Eclectic who work in office and administrative support (18.56%), management occupations (11.38%), and healthcare (10.18%).
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Eclectic is worth considering.
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 36.86 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Eclectic is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of people in Eclectic with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.79% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Eclectic in 2010 was $19,418, which is middle income relative to Alabama, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $77,672 for a family of four. However, Eclectic contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Eclectic is a very 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 Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Eclectic is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.