Oneonta is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 6,615 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Oneonta is the 90th largest community in Alabama.
Oneonta real estate is some of the most expensive in Alabama, although Oneonta house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Oneonta is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Oneonta is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Oneonta who work in office and administrative support (11.65%), management occupations (11.37%), and healthcare (8.80%).
Of important note, Oneonta is also a city of artists. Oneonta has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Oneonta’s character.
It is a fairly quiet city 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!) Oneonta 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. Oneonta has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Oneonta than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Oneonta may be for you.
As is often the case in a small city, Oneonta doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Oneonta are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 13.65% of adults in Oneonta have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Oneonta in 2010 was $20,821, which is middle income relative to Alabama, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $83,284 for a family of four. However, Oneonta contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Oneonta is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Oneonta home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Oneonta residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Oneonta also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 23.07% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Oneonta include Irish, German, African, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Oneonta is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.