Midlothian is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 94,998 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 89.56% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Midlothian is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Midlothian who work in management occupations (16.34%), sales jobs (11.12%), and office and administrative support (10.82%).
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: 7.46% 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.
Because of many things, Midlothian is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Midlothian really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Midlothian perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
If knowledge is power, Midlothian is a pretty powerful place. 56.72% 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 2018 was $48,726, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $194,904 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, German, Irish, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Midlothian is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.