New Market is a very small town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 1,659 people and two constituent neighborhoods, New Market is the 240th largest community in Alabama.
New Market real estate is some of the most expensive in Alabama, although New Market house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
New Market is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, New Market is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in New Market who work in office and administrative support (13.61%), sales jobs (8.65%), and healthcare (8.40%).
Also of interest is that New Market has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
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!) New Market 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. New Market has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in New Market than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, New Market may be for you.
One downside of living in New Market, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.47 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small town, New Market does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of New Market are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.33% of adults in New Market having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in New Market in 2010 was $27,166, which is wealthy relative to Alabama, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $108,664 for a family of four. However, New Market contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
New Market is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call New Market home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of New Market residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in New Market include German, English, Scots-Irish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in New Market is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.