Wilmer is a somewhat small town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 10,355 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Wilmer is the 64th largest community in Alabama.
A relatively large number of people in Wilmer telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.83% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Wilmer has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Wilmer has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Wilmer than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Wilmer may be for you.
One downside of living in Wilmer is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Wilmer, the average commute to work is 35.21 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Wilmer does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Wilmer are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 13.31% of adults in Wilmer have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Wilmer in 2018 was $22,510, which is lower middle income relative to Alabama and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $90,040 for a family of four. However, Wilmer contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Wilmer is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Wilmer home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wilmer residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Wilmer include Irish, German, French, English, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Wilmer is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.