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.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Tarrant is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Tarrant is a city of service providers, transportation and shipping workers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tarrant who work in food service (16.62%), office and administrative support (9.92%), and maintenance occupations (7.13%).
In Tarrant, just 9.04% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Tarrant in 2010 was $16,892, which is lower middle income relative to Alabama, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $67,568 for a family of four. Tarrant also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 32.62% 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 10.86% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Tarrant include African, English, Irish, Italian, and German.
The most common language spoken in Tarrant is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.