Callao is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 3,878 people and just one neighborhood, Callao is the 151st largest community in Virginia.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Callao is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Callao is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Callao who work in office and administrative support (14.59%), sales jobs (11.67%) and teaching (6.83%).
A relatively large number of people in Callao telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 12.05% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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
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!) Callao 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. Callao has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Callao than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Callao may be for you.
Being a small town, Callao does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.