Wedowee is a tiny town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 809 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Wedowee is the 305th largest community in Alabama.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Wedowee is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 46.89% of the Wedowee workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Wedowee is a town of production and manufacturing workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wedowee who work in management occupations (11.48%), food service (8.52%), and sales jobs (8.20%).
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, Wedowee is worth considering.
Being a small town, Wedowee does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of people in Wedowee with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.21% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Wedowee in 2010 was $17,815, which is lower middle income relative to Alabama and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $71,260 for a family of four.
Wedowee is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Wedowee home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wedowee residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Wedowee include English, German, French , and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Wedowee is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.