Bumpass is a somewhat small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 10,270 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Bumpass is the 72nd largest community in Virginia.
Unlike some towns, Bumpass isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Bumpass are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bumpass is a town of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Bumpass who work in office and administrative support (11.98%), management occupations (10.95%), and sales jobs (10.21%).
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!) Bumpass 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. Bumpass has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Bumpass than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Bumpass may be for you.
One downside of living in Bumpass is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Bumpass, the average commute to work is 38.85 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The percentage of adults in Bumpass who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.18% of the adults in Bumpass have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Bumpass in 2010 was $24,651, which is middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $98,604 for a family of four. However, Bumpass contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Bumpass is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Bumpass home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bumpass residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Bumpass include German, Irish, French , and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Bumpass is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.