Boones Mill is a tiny town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 234 people and just one neighborhood, Boones Mill is the 345th largest community in Virginia. Boones Mill has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Boones Mill isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Boones Mill are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Boones Mill is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Boones Mill who work in healthcare (22.22%), office and administrative support (17.78%) and sales jobs (8.89%).
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Boones Mill is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Because of many things, Boones Mill is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Boones Mill 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, Boones Mill has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Boones Mill’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
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!) Boones Mill 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. Boones Mill has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Boones Mill than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Boones Mill may be for you.
Boones Mill is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.