Smiths Station is a very small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 5,300 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Smiths Station is the 118th largest community in Alabama.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Smiths Station is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Smiths Station is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Smiths Station who work in sales jobs (16.85%), office and administrative support (11.90%), and management occupations (7.95%).
Also of interest is that Smiths Station has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
It is a fairly quiet city 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!) Smiths Station 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. Smiths Station has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Smiths Station than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Smiths Station may be for you.
Smiths Station is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The citizens of Smiths Station are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.44% of adults in Smiths Station having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Smiths Station in 2010 was $22,848, 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 $91,392 for a family of four. However, Smiths Station contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Smiths Station is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Smiths Station home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Smiths Station residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Smiths Station include German, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Smiths Station is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.