Moody is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 12,593 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Moody is the 59th largest community in Alabama. Much of the housing stock in Moody was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Moody economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Moody, where the median household income is $61,049.00.
Moody real estate is some of the most expensive in Alabama, although Moody house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities, Moody isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Moody are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Moody is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Moody who work in sales jobs (17.14%), office and administrative support (15.01%), and management occupations (13.74%).
Also of interest is that Moody has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
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, Moody is worth considering.
The population of Moody overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Moody, 21.45% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Moody in 2010 was $28,533, which is wealthy relative to Alabama, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $114,132 for a family of four. However, Moody contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Moody is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Moody home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Moody residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Moody include English, German, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Moody is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Persian.