Pound is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 966 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Pound is the 271st largest community in Virginia.
Pound is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Pound is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pound who work in office and administrative support (23.02%), sales jobs (10.43%), and community and social services (8.27%).
Pound is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Pound’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Pound has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Pound a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
As is often the case in a small town, Pound doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, Pound is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.77% of adults 25 and older in Pound have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Pound in 2010 was $18,366, which is low income relative to Virginia, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $73,464 for a family of four. However, Pound contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Pound home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pound residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Pound include German, Scots-Irish, Irish, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Pound is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.