Spanish Fort, AL
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Living in Spanish Fort

Spanish Fort is a somewhat small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 10,392 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Spanish Fort is the 68th largest community in Alabama. Spanish Fort has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Spanish Fort, where the median household income is $89,504.00.

Spanish Fort real estate is some of the most expensive in Alabama, although Spanish Fort house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.55% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

One of the nice things about Spanish Fort is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.

Being a small city, Spanish Fort does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Spanish Fort is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 44.85% of adults in Spanish Fort have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Spanish Fort in 2018 was $38,922, which is wealthy relative to Alabama, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $155,688 for a family of four.

Spanish Fort is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Spanish Fort home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Spanish Fort residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Spanish Fort include English, Irish, German, French, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Spanish Fort is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.

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