Harvest is a somewhat small town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 5,487 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Harvest is the 110th largest community in Alabama. Much of the housing stock in Harvest was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Harvest economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Harvest, where the median household income is $81,833.00.
Harvest real estate is some of the most expensive in Alabama, although Harvest house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Harvest is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Harvest is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Harvest who work in office and administrative support (17.88%), food service (10.80%), and computer science and math (9.01%).
Also of interest is that Harvest has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Harvest is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Harvest’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Harvest, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.80 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Harvest does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of Harvest is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 37.06% of adults in Harvest have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Harvest in 2018 was $31,850, which is wealthy relative to Alabama, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $127,400 for a family of four. However, Harvest contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Harvest is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Harvest home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Harvest residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Harvest include Irish, German, English, French, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Harvest is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.