Moneta, VA


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Moneta is a somewhat small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 12,576 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Moneta is the 63rd largest community in Virginia.

Unlike some towns, Moneta isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Moneta are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Moneta is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Moneta who work in management occupations (10.74%), sales jobs (10.64%), and office and administrative support (10.53%).

Also of interest is that Moneta has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Moneta has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Moneta has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Moneta than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Moneta may be for you.

One downside of living in Moneta, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.58 minutes every day commuting to work.

The overall education level of Moneta is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 26.43% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Moneta in 2010 was $30,063, which is upper middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $120,252 for a family of four. However, Moneta contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Moneta home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Moneta residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Moneta include German, Irish, Italian, and Scots-Irish.

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