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. Owens Cross Roads has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. 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
Because of many things, Owens Cross Roads is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Owens Cross Roads really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Owens Cross Roads perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
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, Owens Cross Roads is worth considering.
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.