Tallassee is a very small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 4,778 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Tallassee is the 121st largest community in Alabama.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Tallassee is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Tallassee is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Tallassee who work in management occupations (12.33%), sales jobs (10.97%), and teaching (9.62%).
Also of interest is that Tallassee has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Being a small city, Tallassee does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Tallassee are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.38% of adults in Tallassee have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Tallassee in 2010 was $21,767, 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 $87,068 for a family of four. However, Tallassee contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Tallassee is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Tallassee home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Tallassee residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Tallassee include German, English, Dutch, and French .
The most common language spoken in Tallassee is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.