Moody is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 13,069 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Moody is the 59th largest community in Alabama. Moody has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Moody, where the median household income is $61,069.00.
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 office and administrative support (16.55%), sales jobs (14.58%), and management occupations (11.88%).
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 education level of Moody citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.60% of adults 25 and older in Moody have a college degree.
The per capita income in Moody in 2010 was $27,721, which is wealthy relative to Alabama, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $110,884 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 Irish, English, German, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Moody is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Tagalog.