Pinson, AL

Map Loading GIF Please wait, loading your map...


Pinson profile

Living in Pinson

Pinson is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 7,095 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Pinson is the 84th largest community in Alabama.

Pinson real estate is some of the most expensive in Alabama, although Pinson house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Pinson is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pinson is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pinson who work in office and administrative support (17.79%), sales jobs (14.88%), and management occupations (8.23%).

It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Pinson has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Pinson has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Pinson than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Pinson may be for you.

One downside of living in Pinson is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Pinson, the average commute to work is 33.66 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

As is often the case in a small city, Pinson doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The percentage of adults in Pinson who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.85% of the adults in Pinson have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Pinson in 2010 was $27,915, which is wealthy relative to Alabama, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $111,660 for a family of four. However, Pinson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Pinson is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Pinson home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pinson residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Pinson include Irish, English, German, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Pinson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.