Glen Allen, VA

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Living in Glen Allen

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 88.19% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Glen Allen is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Glen Allen who work in management occupations (13.35%), office and administrative support (12.53%), and sales jobs (12.28%).

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 education level of Glen Allen ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Glen Allen, 40.20% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Glen Allen in 2018 was $39,800, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $159,200 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 English, Irish, German, Italian, and Scots-Irish.

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