Colonial Heights, VA


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Colonial Heights is a medium-sized city located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 17,772 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Colonial Heights is the 49th largest community in Virginia.

Unlike some cities, Colonial Heights isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Colonial Heights are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Colonial Heights is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Colonial Heights who work in office and administrative support (13.70%), sales jobs (11.65%), and teaching (10.28%).

The education level of Colonial Heights citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.71% of adults in Colonial Heights have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Colonial Heights in 2010 was $27,572, which is upper middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $110,288 for a family of four. However, Colonial Heights contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Colonial Heights is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.

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