Theodore is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 6,179 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Theodore is the 99th largest community in Alabama.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Theodore is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Theodore is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Theodore who work in office and administrative support (12.64%), healthcare (7.81%), and sales jobs (7.65%).
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Theodore is worth considering.
One of the nice things about Theodore 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 town, Theodore does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Theodore rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.66% of adults 25 and older in Theodore have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Theodore in 2010 was $20,010, which is middle income relative to Alabama, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $80,040 for a family of four. However, Theodore contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Theodore is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Theodore home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Theodore residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Theodore include Irish, French , English, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Theodore is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.