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, Guntersville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Guntersville are a mix 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%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Guntersville is worth considering.
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.