Empire is a very small town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 2,433 people and just one neighborhood, Empire is the 177th largest community in Alabama.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Empire, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 41.98% of Empire’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Empire is a town of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Empire who work in sales jobs (17.56%), office and administrative support (13.31%) and maintenance occupations (5.21%).
Setting & Lifestyle
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!) Empire 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. Empire has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Empire than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Empire may be for you.
In Empire, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 40.60 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Empire does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.