Jewell Ridge is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 1,454 people and just one neighborhood, Jewell Ridge is the 231st largest community in Virginia.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Jewell Ridge is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.70% of the Jewell Ridge workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Jewell Ridge is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Jewell Ridge who work in office and administrative support (15.08%), sales jobs (14.86%) and healthcare (7.54%).
Setting & Lifestyle
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, Jewell Ridge is worth considering.
One downside of living in Jewell Ridge is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Jewell Ridge, the average commute to work is 41.79 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Jewell Ridge doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.