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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C
  12. Commute
    C+
Sumiton is a town in Alabama with a population of 2,586. Sumiton is in Walker County. Living in Sumiton offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and retirees live in Sumiton and residents tend to be conservative.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$129,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$516
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%
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Sumiton Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    42.6
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    42.6
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    383.3
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,448
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    170.4
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    7%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    41%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    35%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    13%

Working in Sumiton

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$43,125
National
$55,322
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Safe, close to school. Would like to see more stores and restaurants. ............................,........................................................
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Sumiton is a great place to live in, if you are able to get along with those around you. It is kind of a poor area but that is nothing to be ashamed of there are great homes there as well.
I would choose to live here again. It is very close to entertainment, but still considered the country.