Guin is a very small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 2,322 people and just one neighborhood, Guin is the 184th largest community in Alabama.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Guin is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Guin is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Guin who work in office and administrative support (15.02%), sales jobs (13.66%) and community and social services (5.77%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet city 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!) Guin 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. Guin has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Guin than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Guin may be for you.
Guin is a very car-oriented city. 96.53% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Guin is a small city , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Guin has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.
Being a small city, Guin does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.