Hardy is a somewhat small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 6,416 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hardy is the 105th largest community in Virginia.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hardy is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hardy is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hardy who work in food service (10.58%), healthcare (9.64%), and management occupations (9.55%).
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Hardy has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Hardy a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
As is often the case in a small town, Hardy doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Hardy are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.41% of adults in Hardy having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Hardy in 2018 was $39,050, which is upper middle income relative to Virginia, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $156,200 for a family of four. However, Hardy contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Hardy home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hardy residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Hardy include English, German, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Hardy is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.