Hoover, Alabama is a town with just under 85,000 residents. The city's population, with an average age of 38, is younger than most cities in Alabama. Renters tend to be in the minority in the area, and 67% of residents own their homes. The average rent for Hoover is $311 per month more than the state average.
Averaging about 25 minutes, Hoover's commute time is shorter than nearly 70% of cities in Alabama. Many residents (49%) drive their own vehicle to work, while public transportation isn't extensively used. Not many commuters walk to work.
Hoover has a high concentration of residents older than 25 who have advanced degrees compared to the national average (7%), as 12% have earned a Master's or a Doctorate. Furthermore, 24% possess a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average. There are plenty of industries from which to choose in Hoover. The four most common are healthcare, retail, education, and finance. Combined, these industries account for 27% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, 10% of the city's population works in sales, which ranks as the top profession in the city. With an average annual income of just over $94,000, Hoover workers earn more than the average Alabama resident. The city's average income also compares favorably to the national average ($73,345).