McKenzie is a tiny town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 516 people and just one neighborhood, McKenzie is the 339th largest community in Alabama.
Occupations and Workforce
McKenzie is a blue-collar town, with 49.79% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, McKenzie is a town of production and manufacturing workers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in McKenzie who work in office and administrative support (10.13%), art, media, and design (8.44%) and healthcare suport services (6.75%).
Of important note, McKenzie is also a town of artists. McKenzie has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape McKenzie’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
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, McKenzie is worth considering.
One downside of living in McKenzie is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In McKenzie, the average commute to work is 37.26 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
McKenzie is a small town, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around McKenzie, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 98.73% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.
As is often the case in a small town, McKenzie doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.