Evington is a somewhat small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 6,099 people and just one neighborhood, Evington is the 108th largest community in Virginia.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Evington is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 37.29% of the Evington workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Evington is a town of production and manufacturing workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Evington who work in management occupations (14.74%), office and administrative support (7.18%), and sales jobs (7.11%).
Also of interest is that Evington has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Evington is worth considering.
Evington 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.
In terms of college education, Evington is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.88% of adults 25 and older in Evington have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Evington in 2018 was $32,480, which is middle income relative to Virginia, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $129,920 for a family of four. However, Evington contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Evington is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Evington home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Evington residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Evington include English, German, Irish, Ethiopian, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Evington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Significantly, 2.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Vietnamese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Evington are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 47.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.9% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 72.4% of America's neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the neighborhood, 36.4% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 34.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (13.1%), and 13.1% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 87.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Vietnamese and Italian.
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Evington, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (15.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (11.7%), and residents who report Irish roots (7.8%), and some of the residents are also of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (6.4%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (3.4%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (56.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (88.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (8.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.