Elberta is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 1,634 people and just one neighborhood, Elberta is the 249th largest community in Alabama.
Real Estate Prices
Elberta real estate is some of the most expensive in Alabama, although Elberta house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Elberta is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Elberta is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Elberta who work in sales jobs (22.25%), office and administrative support (15.21%) and food service (12.54%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Elberta’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Elberta has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Elberta has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Elberta than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Elberta may be for you.
Elberta is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
As is often the case in a small town, Elberta doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.