Hillsville is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 2,677 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Hillsville is the 186th largest community in Virginia.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Hillsville is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 36.94% of the Hillsville workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Hillsville is a town of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hillsville who work in sales jobs (18.73%), office and administrative support (14.52%), and food service (8.25%).
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Hillsville is worth considering.
Hillsville is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Hillsville rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.12% of adults 25 and older in Hillsville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Hillsville in 2010 was $20,695, which is lower middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $82,780 for a family of four. However, Hillsville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Hillsville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hillsville residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Hillsville include English, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Hillsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.