Dinwiddie is a somewhat small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 6,803 people and just one neighborhood, Dinwiddie is the 98th largest community in Virginia.
Occupations and Workforce
Dinwiddie is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Dinwiddie is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dinwiddie who work in office and administrative support (15.78%), management occupations (8.36%) and sales jobs (7.14%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.58% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
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!) Dinwiddie 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. Dinwiddie has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Dinwiddie than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Dinwiddie may be for you.
Dinwiddie 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.