Tarrant is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 6,201 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Tarrant is the 94th largest community in Alabama.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Tarrant is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 37.36% of the Tarrant workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Tarrant is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tarrant who work in food service (14.90%), office and administrative support (12.18%), and sales jobs (5.90%).
The percentage of people in Tarrant with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.04% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Tarrant in 2010 was $16,729, which is low income relative to Alabama and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $66,916 for a family of four. However, Tarrant contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Tarrant is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Tarrant home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Tarrant residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Tarrant include African, Irish, German, English, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Tarrant is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.