Appalachia is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 1,684 people and just one neighborhood, Appalachia is the 222nd largest community in Virginia. Appalachia has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
Occupations and Workforce
Appalachia is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Appalachia is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Appalachia who work in sales jobs (14.89%), healthcare (13.56%) and teaching (8.22%).
Of important note, Appalachia is also a town of artists. Appalachia has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Appalachia’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
Being a small town, Appalachia does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.