Scottsboro is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 14,484 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Scottsboro is the 42nd largest community in Alabama.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Scottsboro is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Scottsboro is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Scottsboro who work in office and administrative support (12.98%), sales jobs (9.76%), and management occupations (8.29%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Scottsboro is worth considering.
Being a small city, Scottsboro does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Scottsboro citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.50% of adults 25 and older in Scottsboro have a college degree.
The per capita income in Scottsboro in 2010 was $23,343, 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 $93,372 for a family of four. However, Scottsboro contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Scottsboro is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Scottsboro home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Scottsboro residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Scottsboro include Irish, English, German, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Scottsboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.