Midlothian, VA

Midlothian profile

Living in Midlothian

Midlothian is a medium-sized town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 18,320 people and 20 constituent neighborhoods, Midlothian is the 51st largest community in Virginia. Much of the housing stock in Midlothian was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Midlothian economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Midlothian, where the median household income is $94,984.00.

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 88.47% 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 sales jobs (14.70%), management occupations (13.75%), and business and financial occupations (9.44%).

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.

A relatively large number of people in Midlothian telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.35% 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.

Because of many things, Midlothian is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Midlothian a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Midlothian has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Midlothian’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

As is often the case in a small town, Midlothian doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Midlothian, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Midlothian is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 54.12% 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 Midlothian in 2018 was $43,923, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $175,692 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 English, Irish, German, Italian, and European.

The most common language spoken in Midlothian is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.