New Church is a tiny coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 204 people and two constituent neighborhoods, New Church is the 350th largest community in Virginia. New Church has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in New Church, where the median household income is .
New Church is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 100.00% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, New Church is a town of professionals, managers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in New Church who work in management occupations (31.71%), teaching (30.49%), and maintenance occupations (19.51%).
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that New Church has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
Overall, New Church’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
One of the nice things about New Church is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of New Church spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 16.83 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
As is often the case in a small town, New Church doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The overall education level of New Church is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 28.99% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in New Church in 2010 was $21,090, which is lower middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $84,360 for a family of four.
New Church is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call New Church home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of New Church residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in New Church include Irish, Italian, Yugoslavian, Other West Indian, and West Indian.
The most common language spoken in New Church is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.