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
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.
In Eight Mile, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.59 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly 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.