Appomattox is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 1,759 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Appomattox is the 223rd largest community in Virginia.
Unlike some towns, Appomattox isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Appomattox are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Appomattox is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Appomattox who work in office and administrative support (15.20%), teaching (8.65%), and food service (7.95%).
Appomattox’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Appomattox has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Appomattox a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Appomattox 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, the citizens of Appomattox rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.97% of adults 25 and older in Appomattox have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Appomattox in 2010 was $20,088, which is lower middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $80,352 for a family of four. However, Appomattox contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Appomattox is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Appomattox home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Appomattox residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Appomattox include English, Irish, French , and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Appomattox is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.