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, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Amissville who work in management occupations (16.03%), sales jobs (15.49%), and office and administrative support (12.52%).
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: 10.93% 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.
Amissville’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Amissville is worth considering.
In Amissville, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 36.48 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
In terms of college education, Amissville 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: 29.59% of adults in Amissville have a college degree.
The per capita income in Amissville in 2010 was $36,144, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $144,576 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.