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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Wetumpka is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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.
As is often the case in a small city, Wetumpka doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Wetumpka who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.98% of the adults 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.