Town Creek is a very small town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 1,065 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. 46.15% 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, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Town Creek who work in sales jobs (8.49%), management occupations (7.96%), and maintenance occupations (7.69%).
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 33.63 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.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Town Creek rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.79% of adults 25 and older in Town Creek 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 Town Creek in 2010 was $17,497, 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 $69,988 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 Irish, German, Swedish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Town Creek is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.