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. Much of the housing stock in Kimberly was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Kimberly economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. 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
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Kimberly is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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.
In Kimberly, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.56 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly 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.