Monroeville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 6,110 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Monroeville is the 92nd largest community in Alabama.
Monroeville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Monroeville is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Monroeville who work in sales jobs (14.14%), law enforcement and fire fighting (11.54%), and office and administrative support (11.31%).
Residents will find that the city 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, Monroeville is worth considering.
One of the benefits of Monroeville is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.28 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Monroeville rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.69% of adults 25 and older in Monroeville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Monroeville in 2010 was $15,180, which is low income relative to Alabama and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $60,720 for a family of four. Monroeville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 36.68% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Monroeville is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Monroeville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Monroeville residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Monroeville include Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Monroeville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.