Scottsboro is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 14,722 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 (14.42%), sales jobs (8.26%), and management occupations (7.92%).
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, Scottsboro has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Scottsboro a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Being a small city, Scottsboro does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in Scottsboro who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.82% of the adults in Scottsboro have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Scottsboro in 2010 was $21,517, which is upper middle income relative to Alabama, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $86,068 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 English, German, Scots-Irish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Scottsboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.