Alcoa is a somewhat small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 10,228 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Alcoa is the 69th largest community in Tennessee.
Unlike some cities, Alcoa isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Alcoa are a mix 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 (15.36%), sales jobs (12.01%), and food service (7.70%).
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 population of Alcoa overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Alcoa, 22.53% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Alcoa in 2010 was $23,166, which is upper middle income relative to Tennessee, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $92,664 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, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Alcoa is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.