Grottoes is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 2,751 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Grottoes is the 187th largest community in Virginia.
Grottoes is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Grottoes is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Grottoes who work in office and administrative support (16.20%), sales jobs (8.49%), and healthcare (6.25%).
The percentage of people in Grottoes with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.13% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Grottoes in 2010 was $20,898, which is lower middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $83,592 for a family of four. However, Grottoes contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Grottoes home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Grottoes residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Grottoes include Irish, English, French , and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Grottoes is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.