New Market is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 2,158 people and just one neighborhood, New Market is the 213th largest community in Virginia.
Unlike some towns, New Market isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in New Market are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, New Market is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in New Market who work in office and administrative support (13.73%), management occupations (10.32%), and healthcare suport services (7.10%).
Also of interest is that New Market has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
New Market is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of adults in New Market who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.72% of the adults in New Market have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in New Market in 2018 was $28,567, which is middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $114,268 for a family of four. However, New Market contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
New Market is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call New Market home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of New Market residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in New Market include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in New Market is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
If you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 5.1% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in Virginia, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in Virginia.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Austrian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Austrian ancestry.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in New Market are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 75.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 34.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 84.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 31.6% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 31.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (23.3%), and 12.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the neighborhood in New Market, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (28.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (10.8%), and residents who report English roots (5.6%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (3.5%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (2.5%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (77.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (6.3%) and 5.6% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.