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
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Empire is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 41.98% of the Empire workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. 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
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, Empire is worth considering.
One downside of living in Empire, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 40.60 minutes every day commuting to work.
Empire is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.