Providence Forge is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 2,263 people and just one neighborhood, Providence Forge is the 199th largest community in Virginia.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Providence Forge is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 41.29% of the Providence Forge workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Providence Forge is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Providence Forge who work in office and administrative support (20.05%), maintenance occupations (5.90%) and management occupations (5.72%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Providence Forge’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
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, Providence Forge has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Providence Forge a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Providence Forge, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 36.25 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.