Alcoa is a somewhat small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 9,316 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Alcoa is the 69th largest community in Tennessee.
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 office and administrative support (17.05%), sales jobs (11.75%), and healthcare (7.86%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Alcoa is worth considering.
The education level of Alcoa citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.34% of adults 25 and older in Alcoa have a college degree.
The per capita income in Alcoa in 2010 was $21,216, which is middle income relative to Tennessee, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $84,864 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, English, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Alcoa is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Gujarathi.