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.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the town are by private automobile, Henrico is somewhat unusual for a town of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Henrico area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
The education level of Henrico ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Henrico, 40.60% 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 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.