Red Bay is a very small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 3,131 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Red Bay is the 154th largest community in Alabama.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Red Bay is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 42.21% of the Red Bay workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Red Bay is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Red Bay who work in office and administrative support (10.80%), sales jobs (10.71%), and personal care services (8.20%).
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, Red Bay is worth considering.
Red Bay 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 rate of college-level education in Red Bay is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.69% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Red Bay in 2010 was $16,833, which is lower middle income relative to Alabama, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $67,332 for a family of four.
The people who call Red Bay home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Red Bay residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Red Bay include English, German, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Red Bay is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.