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%).
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. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Robertsdale rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.10% of adults 25 and older in Robertsdale have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
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.