Piedmont is a very small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 4,535 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Piedmont is the 120th largest community in Alabama.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Piedmont is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 43.96% of the Piedmont workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Piedmont is a city of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Piedmont who work in sales jobs (14.90%), office and administrative support (11.21%), and management occupations (6.39%).
The city 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, Piedmont has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Piedmont a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Piedmont, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.31 minutes every day commuting to work.
The percentage of adults in Piedmont with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.19% of adults in Piedmont have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Piedmont in 2018 was $22,058, 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 $88,232 for a family of four. However, Piedmont contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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, German, Scottish, and Welsh.
The most common language spoken in Piedmont is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.