Wetumpka, AL


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Living in Wetumpka

Wetumpka is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 7,994 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Wetumpka is the 91st largest community in Alabama.

Unlike some cities, Wetumpka isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Wetumpka are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Wetumpka is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wetumpka who work in office and administrative support (23.24%), management occupations (11.00%), and sales jobs (10.36%).

One downside of living in Wetumpka is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Wetumpka, the average commute to work is 30.30 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Being a small city, Wetumpka does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

In terms of college education, Wetumpka is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.98% of adults 25 and older in Wetumpka have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Wetumpka in 2010 was $21,827, 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 $87,308 for a family of four. However, Wetumpka contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Wetumpka is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Wetumpka home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wetumpka residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Wetumpka include English, German, Scots-Irish, and Swedish.

The most common language spoken in Wetumpka is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Persian.

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