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, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Virginia who work in office and administrative support (14.97%), sales jobs (12.62%), and management occupations (8.19%).
One of the benefits of Virginia is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 15.84 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.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Virginia rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.56% of adults 25 and older in Virginia 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 Virginia in 2010 was $22,317, which is lower middle income relative to Minnesota, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $89,268 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.