Front Royal, VA


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Front Royal is a somewhat small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 15,070 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Front Royal is the 56th largest community in Virginia.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Front Royal is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Front Royal is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Front Royal who work in office and administrative support (11.13%), sales jobs (9.73%), and teaching (8.46%).

Also of interest is that Front Royal has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One downside of living in Front Royal is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Front Royal, the average commute to work is 31.43 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The percentage of adults in Front Royal with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.60% of adults in Front Royal have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Front Royal in 2010 was $24,707, which is middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $98,828 for a family of four. However, Front Royal contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Front Royal is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Front Royal home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Front Royal residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Front Royal include Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Front Royal is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.