Piedmont is a very small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 4,714 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Piedmont is the 120th largest community in Alabama.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Piedmont is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Piedmont is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Piedmont who work in office and administrative support (14.72%), sales jobs (10.39%), and management occupations (8.25%).
Residents will find that the city 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, Piedmont is worth considering.
As is often the case in a small city, Piedmont doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In Piedmont, just 10.67% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Piedmont in 2010 was $18,527, 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 $74,108 for a family of four.
Piedmont is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Piedmont home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Piedmont residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Piedmont include Irish, English, Dutch, and Welsh.
The most common language spoken in Piedmont is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.