Fruitdale is a tiny town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 177 people and just one neighborhood, Fruitdale is the 387th largest community in Alabama.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Fruitdale is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 66.67% of the Fruitdale workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Fruitdale is a town of construction workers and builders, sales and office workers and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fruitdale who work in sales jobs (13.64%), management occupations (12.12%) and office and administrative support (7.58%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Fruitdale’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
The town 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, Fruitdale has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Fruitdale a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Fruitdale is very much a car-oriented town. This is because the population of Fruitdale 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. 100.00% 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.
Being a small town, Fruitdale does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.