Rogersville is a very small town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 1,241 people and just one neighborhood, Rogersville is the 265th largest community in Alabama.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Rogersville is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 38.75% of the Rogersville workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Rogersville is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Rogersville who work in office and administrative support (15.62%), sales jobs (7.81%) and teaching (6.88%).
Of important note, Rogersville is also a town of artists. Rogersville has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Rogersville’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet town 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!) Rogersville 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. Rogersville has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Rogersville than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Rogersville may be for you.
In Rogersville, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.23 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Rogersville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.