Concord is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 1,557 people and just one neighborhood, Concord is the 242nd largest community in Virginia.
Concord is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Concord is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Concord who work in sales jobs (37.76%), food service (12.24%), and management occupations (9.86%).
Also of interest is that Concord has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
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!) Concord 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. Concord has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Concord than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Concord may be for you.
Concord is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of people in Concord with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.74% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Concord in 2018 was $32,844, 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 $131,376 for a family of four. However, Concord contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Concord is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Concord home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Concord residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Concord include English, Irish, German, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Concord is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
There is an especially high percentage of incarcerated people (2.2%) living in the neighborhood.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Canadian ancestry.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Concord are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 76.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 18.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 64.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 32.1% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 29.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (27.8%), and 10.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.5% of households.
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the neighborhood in Concord, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (15.7%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (7.3%), and residents who report German roots (6.9%), and some of the residents are also of Canadian ancestry (3.6%), along with some Dutch ancestry residents (2.3%), among others.
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 (54.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (83.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (8.2%) and 6.0% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.