Virginia is a somewhat small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 8,587 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Virginia is the 101st largest community in Minnesota.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Virginia is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Virginia is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Virginia who work in office and administrative support (13.55%), sales jobs (13.49%), and management occupations (8.00%).
One of the benefits of Virginia is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.00 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The citizens of Virginia are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.39% of adults in Virginia have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Virginia in 2010 was $20,824, which is low income relative to Minnesota, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $83,296 for a family of four. However, Virginia contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Virginia home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Virginia residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Virginia include Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish, and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Virginia is English. Other important languages spoken here include Native American languages and Spanish.