Pelham is a medium-sized city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 24,688 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Pelham is the 25th largest community in Alabama.
Pelham real estate is some of the most expensive in Alabama, although Pelham house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Also of interest is that Pelham has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 13.35% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Pelham is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The citizens of Pelham are among the most well-educated in the nation: 43.87% of adults in Pelham have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Pelham in 2018 was $42,091, which is wealthy relative to Alabama and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $168,364 for a family of four. However, Pelham contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Pelham is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Pelham home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pelham residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Pelham also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.51% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Pelham include Irish, English, German, European, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Pelham is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.