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, Elberta isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Elberta are a mix 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
Elberta’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
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, Elberta is worth considering.
One of the nice things about Elberta is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
Being a small town, Elberta does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.