Red Bay, AL


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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.

When you are in Red Bay, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 42.21% of Red Bay’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. 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%).

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, Red Bay has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Red Bay a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

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

The percentage of people in Red Bay with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.69% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or 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.

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