Capron is a tiny town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 157 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Capron is the 355th largest community in Virginia. Capron has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Capron is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Capron is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Capron who work in office and administrative support (16.22%), sales jobs (13.51%), and healthcare (13.51%).
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!) Capron 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. Capron has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Capron than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Capron may be for you.
Being a small town, Capron does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Capron citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.83% of adults 25 and older in Capron have a college degree.
The per capita income in Capron in 2010 was $25,856, 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 $103,424 for a family of four. However, Capron contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Capron is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Capron home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Capron residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Capron include English, German, European, and African.
The most common language spoken in Capron is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and African languages.