Boyce is a tiny town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 614 people and just one neighborhood, Boyce is the 297th largest community in Virginia. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Boyce, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Boyce, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Boyce’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Boyce does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $73,500.
Real Estate Prices
Boyce home prices are not only among the most expensive in Virginia, but Boyce real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Boyce isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Boyce are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Boyce is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Boyce who work in teaching (18.93%), sales jobs (10.41%) and law enforcement and fire fighting (9.78%).
Of important note, Boyce is also a town of artists. Boyce has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Boyce’s character.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 11.94% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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
Because of many things, Boyce is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Boyce 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, Boyce has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Boyce’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Boyce, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.52 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Boyce does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.