Kimberly is a very small town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 2,835 people and just one neighborhood, Kimberly is the 167th largest community in Alabama. Kimberly has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Kimberly, where the median household income is $79,250.
Real Estate Prices
Kimberly real estate is some of the most expensive in Alabama, although Kimberly house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Kimberly is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Kimberly is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kimberly who work in office and administrative support (17.79%), sales jobs (12.84%) and management occupations (10.75%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Kimberly is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Kimberly really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Kimberly perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in Kimberly is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Kimberly, the average commute to work is 33.56 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Kimberly does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.