Muscle Shoals is a town in Alabama with a population of approximately 14,000. Retirees make up a greater percentage of the population (17%) here than nationally (14%). Home ownership is more common than renting in the area, and 26% of residents rent. The average rent of $769/month is roughly the same as the state average.
Among residents over the age of 25 in Muscle Shoals, 19% have a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree. There are three primary industries in Muscle Shoals: manufacturing, retail, and healthcare. Together, these industries account for 22% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the city's workers are in sales, making it the top field in the city. With an average annual income of about $62,000, Muscle Shoals workers bring in about the same as their peers elsewhere in the state. However, Muscle Shoals compares less favorably to the national average ($73,345).
Averaging about 22 minutes, the commute time for Muscle Shoals residents is faster than the state average of about 25 minutes. Driving is the typical way to get to work, selected by 42% of workers, while public transit isn't used. Not many workers commute on foot.