Henrico, VA

Henrico profile

Living in Henrico

Henrico is a relatively large town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 200,154 people and 40 constituent neighborhoods, Henrico is the sixth largest community in Virginia.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Henrico is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Henrico is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Henrico who work in office and administrative support (13.17%), sales jobs (11.24%), and management occupations (10.57%).

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.

Another interesting thing about Henrico, despite not being a huge town, is that there is a relatively high proportion of people living here who are young, single, and upwardly-mobile professionals. This makes it a good choice for other relocating single professionals. Here, these young singles will find many others like themselves, with opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.

The citizens of Henrico are among the most well-educated in the nation: 43.36% of adults in Henrico have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Henrico in 2018 was $38,969, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $155,876 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.