Henrico, VA

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Living in Henrico

Henrico is a relatively large town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 197,565 people and 40 constituent neighborhoods, Henrico is the sixth largest community in Virginia.

Henrico is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.48% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Henrico is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Henrico who work in office and administrative support (14.63%), sales jobs (12.05%), and management occupations (10.95%).

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

For the size of the town, public transportation in Henrico is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Henrico, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

Henrico is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 40.60% of adults in Henrico have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Henrico in 2010 was $34,517, which is upper middle income relative to Virginia, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $138,068 for a family of four. However, Henrico contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Henrico is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.