Hokes Bluff is a very small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 4,435 people and just one neighborhood, Hokes Bluff is the 134th largest community in Alabama.
Hokes Bluff is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Hokes Bluff is a city of professionals, construction workers and builders, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hokes Bluff who work in office and administrative support (17.31%), teaching (9.25%), and healthcare (7.72%).
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, Hokes Bluff has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Hokes Bluff a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Hokes Bluff is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, Hokes Bluff is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.25% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Hokes Bluff in 2018 was $31,740, which is wealthy relative to Alabama, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $126,960 for a family of four. However, Hokes Bluff contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Hokes Bluff home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hokes Bluff residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Hokes Bluff include Irish, English, German, European, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Hokes Bluff is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in the neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 37.4% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 97.4% of the neighborhoods in the nation.
If you're looking for a great spot to raise a family, then look no further than the neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that the combination of good quality public schools, above-average safety from crime, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family homes, help make this neighborhood among the top 11.4% of family-friendly neighborhoods across the state of Alabama. In addition, there are a high proportion of other families with school-aged children living here, making it easy for parents and their children to socialize and develop a sense of community support. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools, in part due to the educational attainment of the parents here, who vote in support of the public schools. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Hokes Bluff are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 46.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 8.9% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 54.1% of America's neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 39.8% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 31.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (18.6%), and 10.2% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.5% of households. Some people also speak Italian (3.1%).
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the neighborhood in Hokes Bluff, AL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (10.7%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (10.6%), and residents who report German roots (4.6%), and some of the residents are also of Scottish ancestry (2.1%), along with some British ancestry residents (1.2%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (88.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (6.9%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.