Fosters is a very small town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 3,128 people and just one neighborhood, Fosters is the 155th largest community in Alabama.
Real Estate Prices
Fosters real estate is some of the most expensive in Alabama, although Fosters house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Fosters is a blue-collar town, with 36.64% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Fosters is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Fosters who work in office and administrative support (13.77%), management occupations (8.01%) and sales jobs (7.43%).
Also of interest is that Fosters has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Fosters telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.71% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
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, Fosters is worth considering.
In Fosters, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.70 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Fosters 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.