Owens Cross Roads is a very small town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 1,767 people and just one neighborhood, Owens Cross Roads is the 246th largest community in Alabama. Much of the housing stock in Owens Cross Roads was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Owens Cross Roads economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Owens Cross Roads, where the median household income is $52,260.
Real Estate Prices
Owens Cross Roads real estate is some of the most expensive in Alabama, although Owens Cross Roads house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Owens Cross Roads is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Owens Cross Roads is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Owens Cross Roads who work in office and administrative support (14.56%), business and financial occupations (9.56%) and healthcare (8.67%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Owens Cross Roads is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Owens Cross Roads’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
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!) Owens Cross Roads 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. Owens Cross Roads has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Owens Cross Roads than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Owens Cross Roads may be for you.
Owens Cross Roads is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.