Maurertown is a tiny town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 973 people and just one neighborhood, Maurertown is the 290th largest community in Virginia. Much of the housing stock in Maurertown was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Maurertown economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Maurertown, where the median household income is $65,375.00.
Maurertown is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Maurertown is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Maurertown who work in office and administrative support (20.50%), sales jobs (15.54%), and teaching (11.26%).
One downside of living in Maurertown, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.37 minutes every day commuting to work.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Maurertown rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.42% of adults 25 and older in Maurertown 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 Maurertown in 2018 was $25,691, which is lower middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $102,764 for a family of four. However, Maurertown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Maurertown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Maurertown residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Maurertown include German, Irish, French, Norwegian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Maurertown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.
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In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Maurertown are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 46.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 40.0% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 23.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (20.5%), and 14.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.8% of households.
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the neighborhood in Maurertown, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (22.6%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (13.3%), and residents who report English roots (10.2%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (3.2%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (3.1%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.2% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (84.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (5.9%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.