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%).
Because of many things, Pound 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, Pound really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Pound 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.
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, Pound is worth considering.
Being a small town, Pound does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in Pound who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.77% of the adults 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.