Eight Mile is a very small town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 2,964 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
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, Eight Mile is worth considering.
One downside of living in Eight Mile is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Eight Mile, the average commute to work is 31.59 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Eight Mile does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.