Muscle Shoals, AL

Muscle Shoals profile

Living in Muscle Shoals

Muscle Shoals is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 16,275 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Muscle Shoals is the 51st largest community in Alabama.

Muscle Shoals real estate is some of the most expensive in Alabama, although Muscle Shoals house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Muscle Shoals is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Muscle Shoals is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Muscle Shoals who work in office and administrative support (13.49%), healthcare (11.16%), and sales jobs (8.23%).

Also of interest is that Muscle Shoals has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

As is often the case in a small city, Muscle Shoals doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

In terms of college education, Muscle Shoals is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.57% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Muscle Shoals in 2018 was $28,938, which is wealthy relative to Alabama, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $115,752 for a family of four. However, Muscle Shoals contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Muscle Shoals is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Muscle Shoals home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Muscle Shoals residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Muscle Shoals include Irish, German, English, European, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Muscle Shoals is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.