Glen Allen, VA


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Glen Allen is a somewhat small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 15,495 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Glen Allen is the 55th largest community in Virginia.

Glen Allen is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.37% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Glen Allen is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Glen Allen who work in office and administrative support (14.46%), management occupations (14.01%), and sales jobs (11.23%).

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

The citizens of Glen Allen are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 38.58% of adults in Glen Allen have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Glen Allen in 2010 was $34,862, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $139,448 for a family of four. However, Glen Allen contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Glen Allen is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Indic languages.