Robertsdale is a somewhat small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 5,894 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Robertsdale is the 111th largest community in Alabama.
Robertsdale real estate is some of the most expensive in Alabama, although Robertsdale 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, Robertsdale is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Robertsdale is a city of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Robertsdale who work in sales jobs (13.80%), management occupations (12.33%), and office and administrative support (11.83%).
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!) Robertsdale 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. Robertsdale has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Robertsdale than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Robertsdale may be for you.
Robertsdale is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
The percentage of adults in Robertsdale with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.10% of adults in Robertsdale have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Robertsdale in 2010 was $20,587, 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 $82,348 for a family of four. However, Robertsdale contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Robertsdale is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Robertsdale home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Robertsdale residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Robertsdale include Irish, English, French , and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Robertsdale is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.