Amissville, VA


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Amissville is a somewhat small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 13,454 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Amissville is the 60th largest community in Virginia.

Amissville home prices are not only among the most expensive in Virginia, but Amissville real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Amissville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Amissville is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Amissville who work in management occupations (15.43%), sales jobs (14.83%), and office and administrative support (12.55%).

Also of interest is that Amissville 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: 11.44% 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.

The overall crime rate in Amissville is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.

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!) Amissville 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. Amissville has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Amissville than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Amissville may be for you.

One downside of living in Amissville, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 37.43 minutes every day commuting to work.

The overall education level of Amissville citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.23% of adults in Amissville have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Amissville in 2010 was $36,660, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $146,640 for a family of four. However, Amissville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Amissville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Amissville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Amissville include German, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Amissville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.

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