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Aylett, VA
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Living in Aylett



Aylett is a somewhat small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 12,283 people and two associated neighborhoods, Aylett is the 68th largest community in Virginia.

A relatively large number of people in Aylett telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.95% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Because of many things, Aylett is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Aylett a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Aylett has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Aylett’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

In Aylett, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 36.71 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The population of Aylett overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Aylett, 22.44% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Aylett in 2022 was $36,544, which is middle income relative to Virginia, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $146,176 for a family of four. However, Aylett contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Aylett is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Aylett home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Aylett residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Aylett include English, German, Irish, Italian, and French.

The most common language spoken in Aylett is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.