Brightwood, VA

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Brightwood Profile


Overview

Brightwood is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 990 people and just one neighborhood, Brightwood is the 275th largest community in Virginia.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns, Brightwood isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Brightwood are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Brightwood is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Brightwood who work in office and administrative support (20.32%), food service (15.49%), and teaching (9.05%).

And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Brightwood has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.


Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, Brightwood is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Brightwood 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, Brightwood has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Brightwood’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Brightwood is worth considering.

In Brightwood, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.16 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Being a small town, Brightwood does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Brightwood Demographics

The population of Brightwood has a very low overall level of education: only 6.96% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.

The per capita income in Brightwood in 2010 was $25,901, 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 $103,604 for a family of four. However, Brightwood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Brightwood home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Brightwood residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Brightwood include Irish, German, European, and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in Brightwood is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Hebrew.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Brightwood 0.101011101001110
Virginia 1.96
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Brightwood 0.101011101001110
Virginia 18.67
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Brightwood 0.101011101001110
Virginia 19

Neighborhood Public School Data

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Better than of VA school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

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Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to VA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Madison Primary
158 Primary School Drive
Madison, VA, 22727
PK-02
Waverly Yowell Elem
1809 North Main Street
Madison, VA, 22727
03-05
William H. Wetsel Middle
186 Mountaineer Lane
Madison, VA, 22727
06-08
Madison County High
68 Mountaineer Lane
Madison, VA, 22727
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 39.9% 39.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 31.8% 33.1%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.1% 6.5%

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