Owens Cross Roads is a very small town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 1,785 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, Owens Cross Roads isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Owens Cross Roads are a mix 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
Because of many things, Owens Cross Roads is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Owens Cross Roads a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Owens Cross Roads has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Owens Cross Roads’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Owens Cross Roads has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Owens Cross Roads a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
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.