Eight Mile is a very small town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 3,003 people and just one neighborhood, Eight Mile is the 162nd largest community in Alabama.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Eight Mile is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 46.15% of the Eight Mile workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Eight Mile is a town of construction workers and builders, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Eight Mile who work in office and administrative support (12.60%), sales jobs (9.88%) and business and financial occupations (6.17%).
Setting & Lifestyle
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, Eight Mile has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Eight Mile a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Eight Mile, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.59 minutes every day commuting to work.
Eight Mile 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.