Mount Hope is a very small town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 1,895 people and just one neighborhood, Mount Hope is the 217th largest community in Alabama.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Mount Hope is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 54.68% of the Mount Hope workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Mount Hope is a town of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers and farmers, fishers, or foresters. There are especially a lot of people living in Mount Hope who work in farm management occupations (14.18%), office and administrative support (13.60%) and management occupations (5.70%).
In addition, many people in Mount Hope have jobs in agriculture, more so than in most other communities in America. As a result, you will see quite a number of farms around town.
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet town 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!) Mount Hope 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. Mount Hope has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Mount Hope than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Mount Hope may be for you.
Mount Hope is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.