Keswick is a somewhat small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 8,165 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Keswick is the 89th largest community in Virginia.
Keswick home prices are not only among the most expensive in Virginia, but Keswick real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Keswick is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.55% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Keswick is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Keswick who work in management occupations (15.69%), sales jobs (14.12%), and office and administrative support (9.27%).
Of important note, Keswick is also a town of artists. Keswick has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Keswick’s character.
Also of interest is that Keswick has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 14.86% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
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, Keswick is worth considering.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Keswick, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Keswick is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 54.39% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Keswick in 2010 was $55,702, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $222,808 for a family of four. However, Keswick contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Keswick home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Keswick residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Keswick include German, Irish, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Keswick is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.