Dillwyn is a tiny town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 444 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Dillwyn is the 314th largest community in Virginia.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Dillwyn is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Dillwyn is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Dillwyn who work in office and administrative support (18.75%), sales jobs (11.88%), and healthcare suport services (8.75%).
The overall crime rate in Dillwyn is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Dillwyn has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Dillwyn a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Being a small town, Dillwyn does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of Dillwyn has a very low overall level of education: only 8.53% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Dillwyn in 2010 was $14,567, which is low income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $58,268 for a family of four. Dillwyn also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 39.30% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Dillwyn is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Dillwyn home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dillwyn residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Dillwyn include Irish, German, Danish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Dillwyn is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.