Midlothian, VA

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Living in Midlothian

Midlothian is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 91,286 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 89.62% 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 (16.69%), office and administrative support (12.36%), and sales jobs (12.35%).

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.

Midlothian is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Midlothian’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Like elsewhere in America, most people in Midlothian use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Midlothian‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.

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 53.10% 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 2010 was $42,373, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $169,492 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 Polish.