Occoquan is a tiny town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 1,086 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Occoquan is the 279th largest community in Virginia.
Occoquan is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 91.10% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Occoquan is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Occoquan who work in management occupations (14.61%), office and administrative support (9.96%), and business and financial occupations (9.56%).
Also of interest is that Occoquan has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Occoquan’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
In Occoquan, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.86 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
In Occoquan, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Occoquan is a relatively small town. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
If knowledge is power, Occoquan is a pretty powerful place. 53.54% of the adults in Occoquan have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Occoquan in 2018 was $58,598, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $234,392 for a family of four.
Occoquan is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Occoquan home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Occoquan residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Occoquan include Irish, German, Italian, English, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Occoquan is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.