Axton is a somewhat small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 7,654 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Axton is the 87th largest community in Virginia.
Axton is a blue-collar town, with 36.68% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Axton is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Axton who work in office and administrative support (12.27%), sales jobs (8.93%), and management occupations (6.09%).
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, Axton is worth considering.
In Axton, just 7.82% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Axton in 2010 was $18,637, which is low income relative to Virginia, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $74,548 for a family of four.
Axton is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Axton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Axton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Axton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.12% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Axton include Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Axton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.