Amelia Court House, VA

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Living in Amelia Court House

Amelia Court House is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 1,113 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Amelia Court House is the 269th largest community in Virginia.

Amelia Court House is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Amelia Court House is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Amelia Court House who work in office and administrative support (21.07%), food service (20.25%), and business and financial occupations (10.12%).

Also of interest is that Amelia Court House has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 17.97% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Amelia Court House has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Amelia Court House has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Amelia Court House than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Amelia Court House may be for you.

In Amelia Court House, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.73 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Amelia Court House is a small town, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Amelia Court House, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 100.00% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.

As is often the case in a small town, Amelia Court House doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The percentage of people in Amelia Court House who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.65% of adults in Amelia Court House have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Amelia Court House in 2010 was $21,252, which is lower middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $85,008 for a family of four.

Amelia Court House is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Amelia Court House home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Amelia Court House residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Amelia Court House include Italian, English, Scottish, German, and European.

The most common language spoken in Amelia Court House is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and African languages.

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