Muscle Shoals is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 13,706 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Muscle Shoals is the 51st largest community in Alabama.
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 sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Muscle Shoals who work in office and administrative support (14.89%), sales jobs (12.18%), and healthcare (9.78%).
Muscle Shoals is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The overall education level of Muscle Shoals is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 27.80% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Muscle Shoals in 2010 was $25,935, which is wealthy relative to Alabama, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $103,740 for a family of four. However, Muscle Shoals contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Muscle Shoals is a very 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 German, English, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Muscle Shoals is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Hindi.