Town Creek is a very small town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 1,046 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Town Creek is the 276th largest community in Alabama.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Town Creek is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 54.06% of the Town Creek workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Town Creek is a town of production and manufacturing workers, transportation and shipping workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Town Creek who work in management occupations (13.17%), sales jobs (7.84%), and maintenance occupations (6.72%).
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Town Creek has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Town Creek has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Town Creek than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Town Creek may be for you.
One downside of living in Town Creek, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.08 minutes every day commuting to work.
Town Creek is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The rate of college-level education in Town Creek is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.54% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Town Creek in 2010 was $18,069, 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 $72,276 for a family of four. However, Town Creek contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Town Creek is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Town Creek home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Town Creek residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Town Creek include English, Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Town Creek is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.