Phenix is a tiny town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 219 people and just one neighborhood, Phenix is the 348th largest community in Virginia.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Phenix, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 44.64% of Phenix’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Phenix is a town of professionals, construction workers and builders and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Phenix who work in teaching (20.54%), office and administrative support (11.61%) and law enforcement and fire fighting (8.04%).
A relatively large number of people in Phenix telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.93% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Phenix is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
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, Phenix is worth considering.
Being a small town, Phenix does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.