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 a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 91.03% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Amelia Court House is a town of professionals, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Amelia Court House who work in food service (26.01%), art, media, and design (20.63%), and computer science and math (15.25%).
Of important note, Amelia Court House is also a town of artists. Amelia Court House has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Amelia Court House’s character.
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: 8.52% 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.
Amelia Court House is very much a car-oriented town. This is because the population of Amelia Court House isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 1.00% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.
Amelia Court House is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, Amelia Court House is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 33.03% of adults in Amelia Court House have a college degree.
The per capita income in Amelia Court House in 2010 was $13,828, which is low income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $55,312 for a family of four. However, Amelia Court House contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 Welsh, Scottish, German, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Amelia Court House is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Hebrew.