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. Much of the housing stock in Broadway was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Broadway economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Broadway, where the median household income is $48,926.00.
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 professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Broadway who work in office and administrative support (13.18%), teaching (10.09%), and management occupations (8.58%).
Of important note, Broadway is also a town of artists. Broadway has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Broadway’s character.
Also of interest is that Broadway has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Broadway’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
The education level of Broadway citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 23.50% of adults in Broadway have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Broadway in 2010 was $23,021, which is middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $92,084 for a family of four. However, Broadway contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Broadway is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. 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, European, and Russian.
The most common language spoken in Broadway is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.