Chunchula is a tiny town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 212 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Chunchula is the 383rd largest community in Alabama.
When you are in Chunchula, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 67.42% of Chunchula’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Chunchula is a town of transportation and shipping workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Chunchula who work in healthcare (22.47%), personal care services (10.11%), and office and administrative support (0.00%).
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!) Chunchula 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. Chunchula has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Chunchula than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Chunchula may be for you.
Chunchula is very much a car-oriented town. This is because the population of Chunchula isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 100.00% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.
Chunchula is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of adults in Chunchula with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.71% of adults in Chunchula have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Chunchula in 2018 was $19,635, which is lower middle income relative to Alabama, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $78,540 for a family of four. Chunchula also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 35.91% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call Chunchula home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Chunchula residents report their race to be Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Chunchula include African, Yugoslavian, Other West Indian, West Indian, and U.S. Virgin Islander.
The most common language spoken in Chunchula is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Arabic.