Killen is a very small town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 982 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 sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Killen who work in sales jobs (21.33%), office and administrative support (12.01%), and food service (6.45%).
The town 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, Killen has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Killen a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Killen is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of adults in Killen with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.09% of adults in Killen have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Killen in 2010 was $22,835, 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 $91,340 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. Killen also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.78% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Killen include English, German, Dutch, and French .
The most common language spoken in Killen is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.