Evergreen is a very small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 3,774 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Evergreen is the 139th largest community in Alabama.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Evergreen is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Evergreen is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Evergreen who work in office and administrative support (17.08%), sales jobs (11.43%), and food service (9.90%).
The city 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, Evergreen has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Evergreen a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Evergreen is a small city, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Evergreen, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 0.99% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.
As is often the case in a small city, Evergreen doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, Evergreen ranks among the least educated cities in the nation, as only 5.29% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Evergreen in 2010 was $13,972, which is low income relative to Alabama and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $55,888 for a family of four. Evergreen also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 52.65% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Evergreen is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Evergreen home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Evergreen residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Evergreen include Scots-Irish, Irish, Italian, and German.
The most common language spoken in Evergreen is English. Other important languages spoken here include Pacific Island languages and Spanish.