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 $63,708.00.
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.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Harvest is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Harvest is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Harvest who work in office and administrative support (16.54%), food service (9.60%), and computer science and math (8.41%).
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.
Because of many things, Harvest is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Harvest a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Harvest has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Harvest’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In terms of college education, Harvest is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.48% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Harvest in 2010 was $32,073, which is wealthy relative to Alabama and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $128,292 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 German, English, Polish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Harvest is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.