Loxley is a very small town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 4,111 people and just one neighborhood, Loxley is the 151st largest community in Alabama. Loxley 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 Loxley, where the median household income is $73,125.00.
Loxley real estate is some of the most expensive in Alabama, although Loxley house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Loxley is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Loxley is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Loxley who work in management occupations (11.46%), sales jobs (11.27%), and teaching (10.58%).
Also of interest is that Loxley has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.80% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
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, Loxley is worth considering.
In terms of college education, Loxley is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 29.33% of adults in Loxley have a college degree.
The per capita income in Loxley in 2018 was $32,051, which is wealthy relative to Alabama, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $128,204 for a family of four. However, Loxley contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Loxley is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Loxley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Loxley residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Loxley include English, German, Irish, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Loxley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and French.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Loxley, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Of particular note, 11.4% of the people in the neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to punishment for a crime.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Loxley are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 40.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 9.2% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 53.4% of America's neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the neighborhood, 37.7% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 26.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (24.3%), and 11.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.2% of households. Some people also speak Italian (2.3%).
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Loxley, AL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (6.2%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (4.9%), and residents who report English roots (4.5%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (4.5%), along with some French ancestry residents (3.8%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (87.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.