Iron Gate is a tiny town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 383 people and just one neighborhood, Iron Gate is the 326th largest community in Virginia. Iron Gate has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Iron Gate isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Iron Gate are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Iron Gate is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Iron Gate who work in management occupations (13.14%), farm management occupations (12.41%) and maintenance occupations (11.68%).
You will also find that a lot of people in Iron Gate work in agricultural jobs - much more than in the average community in America. This will be quite apparent if you drive around town, as much of the landscape is dedicated to farms.
Also of interest is that Iron Gate has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Iron Gate telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.22% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle