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.
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.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the town are by private automobile, Midlothian is somewhat unusual for a town of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Midlothian area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
If knowledge is power, Midlothian is a pretty powerful place. 53.10% 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 $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.