Killen, AL

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Living in Killen

Killen is a very small town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 1,034 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Killen is the 275th largest community in Alabama.

Killen real estate is some of the most expensive in Alabama, although Killen house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some towns, Killen isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Killen are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Killen is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Killen who work in sales jobs (16.80%), teaching (13.71%), and healthcare (8.47%).

Also of interest is that Killen has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Killen is worth considering.

Being a small town, Killen does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The population of Killen overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Killen, 24.29% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Killen in 2018 was $25,082, which is upper middle income relative to Alabama, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $100,328 for a family of four. However, Killen contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Killen is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.