Fosters is a very small town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 3,105 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
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Fosters has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Fosters has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Fosters than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Fosters may be for you.
One downside of living in Fosters is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Fosters, the average commute to work is 31.70 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Fosters does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.