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 6,838 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Robertsdale is the 111th largest community in Alabama.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Robertsdale is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 36.63% of the Robertsdale workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. 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 (13.26%), office and administrative support (12.35%), and personal care services (5.97%).
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, Robertsdale has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Robertsdale a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
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.
Being a small city, Robertsdale does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In Robertsdale, just 11.60% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Robertsdale in 2010 was $20,754, 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 $83,016 for a family of four. However, Robertsdale contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 German, Irish, French, English, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Robertsdale is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.