Ararat is a somewhat small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 6,109 people and just one neighborhood, Ararat is the 106th largest community in Virginia.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Ararat, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 45.71% of Ararat’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Ararat is a town of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Ararat who work in office and administrative support (12.57%), food service (9.52%) and management occupations (7.05%).
Of important note, Ararat is also a town of artists. Ararat has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Ararat’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
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!) Ararat 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. Ararat has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Ararat than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Ararat may be for you.