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. 39.15% 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 sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wedowee who work in sales jobs (12.17%), teaching (8.99%), and food service (7.94%).
Of important note, Wedowee is also a town of artists. Wedowee has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Wedowee’s character.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Wedowee has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Wedowee a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
As is often the case in a small town, Wedowee doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Wedowee are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.71% of adults in Wedowee have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Wedowee in 2010 was $22,797, which is upper middle income relative to Alabama, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $91,188 for a family of four.
Wedowee is a very 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, Scottish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Wedowee is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.