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.
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.
Wedowee 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.
The percentage of adults in Wedowee with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 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.