Broadway is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 3,807 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Broadway is the 156th largest community in Virginia. Broadway has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Broadway, where the median household income is $48,912.00.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Broadway is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Broadway is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Broadway who work in office and administrative support (17.44%), sales jobs (9.66%), and teaching (7.93%).
Overall, Broadway’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
The percentage of adults in Broadway who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.72% of the adults in Broadway have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Broadway in 2010 was $22,432, which is middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $89,728 for a family of four. However, Broadway contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Broadway home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Broadway residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Broadway include English, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Broadway is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.