Trussville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 21,422 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Trussville is the 31st largest community in Alabama.
Trussville real estate is some of the most expensive in Alabama, although Trussville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Trussville is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 87.32% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Trussville is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Trussville who work in sales jobs (14.44%), management occupations (13.47%), and office and administrative support (12.04%).
Also of interest is that Trussville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Trussville is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Trussville a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Trussville has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Trussville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
For most residents of Trussville, getting to work requires a car. In fact, 90.86% of people in Trussville drive alone to work on most days, making Trussville a very car-oriented city. In general, car-oriented communities tend to emphasize streets, highways, and ease of parking, often to the detriment of walkability. Strip centers are a feature of Trussville’s landscape.
Being a small city, Trussville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Trussville ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Trussville, 42.02% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Trussville in 2010 was $37,212, which is wealthy relative to Alabama and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $148,848 for a family of four.
Trussville is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Trussville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Trussville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Trussville include Irish, German, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Trussville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.