Fultondale is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 9,789 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Fultondale is the 71st largest community in Alabama. Fultondale has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Fultondale, where the median household income is $67,325.00.
Fultondale is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Fultondale is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fultondale who work in healthcare (11.40%), office and administrative support (10.15%), and management occupations (9.04%).
Also of interest is that Fultondale 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 Fultondale telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 14.30% 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.
As is often the case in a small city, Fultondale doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The overall education level of Fultondale is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 26.26% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Fultondale in 2018 was $32,617, which is wealthy relative to Alabama, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $130,468 for a family of four. However, Fultondale contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Fultondale is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Fultondale home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fultondale residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Fultondale include Irish, English, German, Scottish, and European.
The most common language spoken in Fultondale is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Urdu.