Culpeper, VA


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Living in Culpeper

Culpeper is a medium-sized town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 17,557 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Culpeper is the 51st largest community in Virginia.

Unlike some towns, Culpeper isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Culpeper are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Culpeper is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Culpeper who work in office and administrative support (11.64%), sales jobs (8.73%), and teaching (8.56%).

Also of interest is that Culpeper has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One downside of living in Culpeper is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Culpeper, the average commute to work is 30.41 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The population of Culpeper overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Culpeper, 23.94% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Culpeper in 2010 was $26,357, which is upper middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $105,428 for a family of four. However, Culpeper contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Culpeper is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Culpeper home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Culpeper residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Culpeper also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.66% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Culpeper include German, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Culpeper is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.