Kimberly is a very small town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 2,892 people and just one neighborhood, Kimberly is the 167th largest community in Alabama. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Kimberly, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Kimberly, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Kimberly’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Kimberly does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because 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.
One downside of living in Kimberly, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.56 minutes every day commuting to work.
As is often the case in a small town, Kimberly doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.