Midlothian is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 90,390 people and 18 constituent neighborhoods, Midlothian is the 12th largest community in Virginia.
Midlothian real estate is some of the most expensive in Virginia, although Midlothian house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Midlothian is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 88.58% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Midlothian is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Midlothian who work in management occupations (15.72%), sales jobs (12.56%), and office and administrative support (12.18%).
Also of interest is that Midlothian has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.31% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
If knowledge is power, Midlothian is a pretty powerful place. 51.53% of the adults in Midlothian have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Midlothian in 2010 was $41,661, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $166,644 for a family of four.
Midlothian is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Midlothian home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Midlothian residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Midlothian include German, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Midlothian is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.