Henrico is a relatively large town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 198,368 people and 40 constituent neighborhoods, Henrico is the sixth largest community in Virginia.
Henrico is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. 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 (14.56%), sales jobs (11.56%), and management occupations (11.09%).
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.
One thing noticeable about Henrico, although not a huge town, is that it has a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. That’s because Henrico is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Henrico a pretty good place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
Henrico is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 41.82% 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 $35,869, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $143,476 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 English, 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.