Grundy, VA


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Living in Grundy

Grundy is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 978 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Grundy is the 273rd largest community in Virginia.

Unlike some towns, Grundy isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Grundy are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Grundy is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Grundy who work in office and administrative support (20.83%), sales jobs (15.15%), and teaching (13.64%).

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Grundy spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 16.71 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.

Being a small town, Grundy does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The education level of Grundy ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Grundy, 42.11% 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 Grundy in 2010 was $20,972, which is lower middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $83,888 for a family of four. However, Grundy contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Grundy is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Gujarathi.