Bluemont is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 2,733 people and just one neighborhood, Bluemont is the 188th largest community in Virginia.
Real Estate Prices
Bluemont home prices are not only among the most expensive in Virginia, but Bluemont real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Bluemont is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bluemont is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bluemont who work in management occupations (15.83%), sales jobs (9.75%) and office and administrative support (8.04%).
Also of interest is that Bluemont has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Bluemont telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.45% 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
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, Bluemont has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Bluemont a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Bluemont, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 37.18 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.