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, Evergreen isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Evergreen are a mix 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 very car-oriented city. 0.99% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Evergreen is a small city , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Evergreen has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.
Evergreen is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The population of Evergreen has one of the lowest overall levels of education in the country: only 5.29% of people over 25 hold a college degree. The national average for all municipalities is 21.84%.
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.