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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Moody is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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.
It is a fairly quiet city 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!) Moody 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. Moody has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Moody than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Moody may be for you.
The citizens of Moody are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.45% of adults in Moody having a bachelor's degree or advanced 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.