Section is a tiny town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 763 people and just one neighborhood, Section is the 311th largest community in Alabama.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Section is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 39.29% of the Section workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Section is a town of production and manufacturing workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Section who work in management occupations (8.77%), sales jobs (8.44%) and business and financial occupations (6.82%).
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!) Section 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. Section has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Section than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Section may be for you.
Section is a very car-oriented town. 96.68% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Section is a small town , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Section has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.
As is often the case in a small town, Section doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.