Samson is a very small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 1,928 people and just one neighborhood, Samson is the 218th largest community in Alabama.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Samson is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 39.73% of the Samson workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Samson is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Samson who work in sales jobs (14.65%), farm management occupations (11.62%) and office and administrative support (9.43%).
Another important characteristic of Samson is that a lot of people work in agricultural jobs, especially compared to most other communities in America, and there are quite a number of farms in town.
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet city 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!) Samson 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. Samson has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Samson than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Samson may be for you.
One downside of living in Samson is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Samson, the average commute to work is 31.26 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Samson is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.