Duffield, VA


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Duffield is a tiny town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 86 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Duffield is the 363rd largest community in Virginia.

Duffield is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Duffield is a town of professionals, production and manufacturing workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Duffield who work in teaching (36.11%), healthcare (16.67%), and art, media, and design (13.89%).

Of important note, Duffield is also a town of artists. Duffield has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Duffield’s character.

Because of many things, Duffield is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Duffield really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Duffield perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

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, Duffield has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Duffield a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

As is often the case in a small town, Duffield doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The education level of Duffield citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.62% of adults 25 and older in Duffield have a college degree.

The per capita income in Duffield in 2010 was $17,576, which is low income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $70,304 for a family of four.

The people who call Duffield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Duffield residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Duffield include Scots-Irish, English, French , and German.

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

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