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. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Harvest, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Harvest, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Harvest’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Harvest does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $64,694.00.
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, Harvest isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Harvest are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Harvest is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Harvest who work in office and administrative support (14.78%), business and financial occupations (8.04%), and computer science and math (7.53%).
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.
The percentage of people in Harvest who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.44% of adults in Harvest have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Harvest in 2010 was $30,463, which is wealthy relative to Alabama, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $121,852 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, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Harvest is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Japanese.