Elliston is a tiny town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 922 people and just one neighborhood, Elliston is the 283rd largest community in Virginia.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Elliston, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.06% of Elliston’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Elliston is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Elliston who work in office and administrative support (28.73%), healthcare suport services (13.24%) and personal care services (5.07%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Elliston is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Elliston enrolled in college, Elliston has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
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, Elliston has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Elliston a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Elliston 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.