Nokesville is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 1,504 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Nokesville is the 245th largest community in Virginia.
Nokesville home prices are not only among the most expensive in Virginia, but Nokesville real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Nokesville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Nokesville is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Nokesville who work in office and administrative support (17.41%), sales jobs (10.82%), and management occupations (6.33%).
Also of interest is that Nokesville 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: 7.26% 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, Nokesville 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, Nokesville really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Nokesville 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.
One downside of living in Nokesville is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Nokesville, the average commute to work is 35.37 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Even though Nokesville is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
The overall education level of Nokesville citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.43% of adults in Nokesville have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Nokesville in 2010 was $34,407, which is upper middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $137,628 for a family of four.
Nokesville is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Nokesville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Nokesville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Nokesville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 21.76% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Nokesville include Irish, English, German, Dutch, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Nokesville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Laotian.