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 6,815 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Robertsdale is the 111th largest community in Alabama.
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, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Robertsdale who work in sales jobs (13.56%), office and administrative support (12.29%), and food service (10.83%).
One of the nice things about Robertsdale is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
Being a small city, Robertsdale does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in Robertsdale with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.07% of adults in Robertsdale have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Robertsdale in 2018 was $20,813, which is lower middle income relative to Alabama and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $83,252 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. Robertsdale also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.43% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Robertsdale include German, Irish, English, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Robertsdale is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.