Verbena is a somewhat small town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 5,099 people and just one neighborhood, Verbena is the 115th largest community in Alabama.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Verbena is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 36.85% of the Verbena workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Verbena is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Verbena who work in office and administrative support (13.49%), sales jobs (10.61%) and management occupations (10.25%).
Also of interest is that Verbena has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
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!) Verbena 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. Verbena has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Verbena than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Verbena may be for you.
One downside of living in Verbena, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.42 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small town, Verbena does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.