Scottsboro, AL


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Living in Scottsboro

Scottsboro is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 14,677 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Scottsboro is the 42nd largest community in Alabama.

Scottsboro is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Scottsboro is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Scottsboro who work in office and administrative support (13.35%), sales jobs (9.22%), and management occupations (7.11%).

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.

Scottsboro is a very car-oriented city. This is because most people -87.97% - drive by car to work every day, and few people choose alternative modes of transportation, such as public transit, cycling, or walking. In general, car-oriented communities have a layout that emphasizes streets, highways, and ease of parking, and sometimes this can be to the detriment of human-scale priorities such as walkability alongside roads, and public spaces. For example, strip malls are something you will find in Scottsboro.

As is often the case in a small city, Scottsboro doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

In terms of college education, Scottsboro is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.59% of adults 25 and older in Scottsboro have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Scottsboro in 2010 was $22,836, 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 $91,344 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, Scottish, and French .

The most common language spoken in Scottsboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.

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