Southside is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 8,552 people and just one neighborhood, Southside is the 77th largest community in Alabama.
Real Estate Prices
Southside real estate is some of the most expensive in Alabama, although Southside house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Southside is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Southside is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Southside who work in office and administrative support (15.68%), sales jobs (12.89%) and healthcare (10.53%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Southside is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Southside a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Southside has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Southside’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Southside 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.