Magnolia Springs is a tiny coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 791 people and just one neighborhood, Magnolia Springs is the 321st largest community in Alabama.
Real Estate Prices
Magnolia Springs real estate is some of the most expensive in Alabama, although Magnolia Springs house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Magnolia Springs isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Magnolia Springs are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Magnolia Springs is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Magnolia Springs who work in management occupations (15.36%), sales jobs (9.15%) and office and administrative support (8.82%).
Of important note, Magnolia Springs is also a town of artists. Magnolia Springs has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Magnolia Springs’s character.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 11.11% 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Magnolia Springs is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Magnolia Springs a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Magnolia Springs has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Magnolia Springs’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Magnolia Springs has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Magnolia Springs has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Magnolia Springs than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Magnolia Springs may be for you.
Magnolia Springs is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
Being a small town, Magnolia Springs does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.