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 37.80% 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 transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Axton who work in office and administrative support (14.54%), sales jobs (7.87%), and management occupations (6.65%).
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!) Axton 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. Axton has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Axton than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Axton may be for you.
In Axton, just 6.03% 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 $19,766, which is lower middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $79,064 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 11.99% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Axton include English, German, Scots-Irish, and European.
The most common language spoken in Axton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.