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Cascade, VA

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Overview


Cascade is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 2,793 people and just one neighborhood, Cascade is the 188th largest community in Virginia.

Occupations and Workforce

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Cascade is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 37.72% of the Cascade workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Cascade is a town of service providers, transportation and shipping workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Cascade who work in healthcare (14.92%), healthcare suport services (8.06%), and office and administrative support (7.79%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Cascade is worth considering.

Demographics

In Cascade, just 9.34% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.

The per capita income in Cascade in 2018 was $26,525, which is lower middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $106,100 for a family of four. However, Cascade contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Cascade is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Cascade home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cascade residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Cascade include English, Irish, African, German, and Greek.

The most common language spoken in Cascade is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Cascade, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.3% of this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry.

is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Cascade are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 71.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 15.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 59.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the neighborhood, 37.7% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 24.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (22.1%), and 15.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.6%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the neighborhood in Cascade, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (15.4%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (10.4%), and residents who report Sub-Saharan African roots (7.3%), and some of the residents are also of African ancestry (7.3%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (3.1%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (89.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (7.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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