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 6,916 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Robertsdale is the 100th largest community in Alabama. Much of the housing stock in Robertsdale was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Robertsdale economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Robertsdale, where the median household income is $55,707.00.
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.
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 Robertsdale, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.54 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small city, Robertsdale doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Robertsdale rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.12% 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 2018 was $27,338, which is upper middle income relative to Alabama, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $109,352 for a family of four. However, Robertsdale contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Robertsdale is a very 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 German, Irish, English, Canadian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Robertsdale is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.