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.
The overall education level of Guntersville is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 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.