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 production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Evergreen who work in office and administrative support (22.72%), sales jobs (10.40%), and personal care services (9.97%).
Residents will find that the city 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, Evergreen is worth considering.
Evergreen is very much a car-oriented city. This is because the population of Evergreen isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 0.98% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.
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 4.60% 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 $12,835, which is low income relative to Alabama and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $51,340 for a family of four. Evergreen also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 54.53% 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 Irish, Scots-Irish, Italian, and German.
The most common language spoken in Evergreen is English. Other important languages spoken here include Pacific Island languages and Spanish.