Alcoa is a somewhat small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 9,980 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Alcoa is the 69th largest community in Tennessee.
Alcoa real estate is some of the most expensive in Tennessee, although Alcoa house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Alcoa is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Alcoa is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Alcoa who work in sales jobs (13.36%), office and administrative support (12.07%), and food service (10.97%).
The overall education level of Alcoa is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.42% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Alcoa in 2018 was $26,452, which is upper middle income relative to Tennessee, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $105,808 for a family of four. However, Alcoa contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Alcoa is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Alcoa home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Alcoa residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Alcoa include German, Irish, English, Scots-Irish, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Alcoa is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.