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.
Unlike some cities, Monroeville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Monroeville are a mix of both white- and blue-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 (13.47%), law enforcement and fire fighting (10.06%), and teaching (9.20%).
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Monroeville has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Monroeville a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One of the benefits of Monroeville is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.96 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.
The citizens of Monroeville are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.27% of adults in Monroeville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Monroeville in 2010 was $15,704, which is low income relative to Alabama and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $62,816 for a family of four. However, Monroeville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Monroeville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 36.22% 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 African languages.