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 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, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.30 minutes every day commuting to work.

Wetumpka is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The education level of Wetumpka citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.98% of adults 25 and older in Wetumpka have a college 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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