Piedmont is a very small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 4,535 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Piedmont is the 120th largest community in Alabama.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Piedmont is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 41.91% of the Piedmont workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Piedmont is a city of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Piedmont who work in sales jobs (16.67%), office and administrative support (11.52%), and management occupations (5.94%).
It is a fairly quiet city 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!) Piedmont 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. Piedmont has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Piedmont than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Piedmont may be for you.
Piedmont is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Piedmont rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.34% of adults 25 and older in Piedmont have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Piedmont in 2018 was $24,515, which is upper middle income relative to Alabama, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $98,060 for a family of four. However, Piedmont contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Piedmont is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Piedmont home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Piedmont residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Piedmont include Irish, English, German, Scottish, and European.
The most common language spoken in Piedmont is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.