Jemison, AL

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Living in Jemison

Jemison is a very small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 2,642 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Jemison is the 183rd largest community in Alabama.

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Jemison is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 38.00% of the Jemison workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Jemison is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Jemison who work in office and administrative support (12.06%), teaching (10.55%), and sales jobs (7.86%).

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, Jemison has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Jemison a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

One downside of living in Jemison is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Jemison, the average commute to work is 37.11 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

As is often the case in a small city, Jemison doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The percentage of adults in Jemison with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.69% of adults in Jemison have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Jemison in 2018 was $22,683, which is middle income relative to Alabama, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $90,732 for a family of four. However, Jemison contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Jemison is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Jemison home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Jemison residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Jemison include Irish, English, German, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Jemison is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.

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