Eastville is a tiny coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 167 people and just one neighborhood, Eastville is the 336th largest community in Virginia. Eastville has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Eastville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Eastville is a town of professionals, managers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Eastville who work in legal occupations (15.09%), healthcare (12.26%) and management occupations (11.32%).
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Eastville is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Eastville is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Eastville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Eastville is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
Being a small town, Eastville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.