Guntersville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 8,385 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Guntersville is the 79th largest community in Alabama.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Guntersville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Guntersville is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Guntersville who work in sales jobs (12.95%), management occupations (11.14%), and office and administrative support (10.86%).
The city 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, Guntersville has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Guntersville a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In terms of college education, Guntersville is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.08% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Guntersville in 2010 was $25,298, which is wealthy relative to Alabama, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $101,192 for a family of four. However, Guntersville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Guntersville is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Guntersville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Guntersville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Guntersville include Irish, German, French , and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Guntersville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.