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 (12.59%), office and administrative support (11.21%), and sales jobs (10.82%).
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.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Moneta is worth considering.
In Moneta, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.95 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Moneta doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, Moneta is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.02% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Moneta in 2010 was $31,308, which is upper middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $125,232 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 Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Moneta is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Urdu.