Tarrant is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 6,124 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. 42.23% 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, construction workers and builders, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tarrant who work in food service (13.20%), office and administrative support (9.68%), and maintenance occupations (6.54%).
Being a small city, Tarrant does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In Tarrant, just 10.76% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Tarrant in 2018 was $16,905, which is low income relative to Alabama and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $67,620 for a family of four. However, Tarrant contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Tarrant also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 32.05% of its population below the federal poverty line.
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. Tarrant also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.42% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Tarrant include German, English, Italian, Irish, and African.
The most common language spoken in Tarrant is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Pacific Island languages.