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 a blue-collar town, with 39.47% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, New Market is a town of transportation and shipping workers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in New Market who work in office and administrative support (13.39%), maintenance occupations (8.58%), and sales jobs (7.44%).
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.
Residents will find that the town 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, New Market is worth considering.
Being a small town, New Market does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of New Market citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.88% of adults 25 and older in New Market have a college degree.
The per capita income in New Market in 2010 was $23,111, which is upper middle income relative to Alabama, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $92,444 for a family of four. However, New Market contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
New Market is a somewhat 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. New Market also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.28% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in New Market include German, English, French , and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in New Market is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.