Sheffield is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 9,403 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Sheffield is the 72nd largest community in Alabama.
Unlike some cities, Sheffield isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Sheffield are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sheffield is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Sheffield who work in sales jobs (13.48%), food service (8.71%), and management occupations (8.30%).
As is often the case in a small city, Sheffield doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Sheffield citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.82% of adults 25 and older in Sheffield have a college degree.
The per capita income in Sheffield in 2018 was $25,838, 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 $103,352 for a family of four. However, Sheffield contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Sheffield is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Sheffield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sheffield residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Sheffield include Irish, English, German, European, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Sheffield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.