Quantico is a tiny town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 537 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Quantico is the 310th largest community in Virginia.
Quantico is a military town: the armed forces employs 9.31% of the workforce, making the military a major focus of life in the city. In the civilian sector, Retail and Public Service are important in the local economy and are the town’s largest civilian employers, employing 19.23% and 18.38% of the civilian workforce respectively.
Also of interest is that Quantico has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Overall, Quantico’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
One downside of living in Quantico, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.86 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
In Quantico, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Quantico is a relatively small town. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
The percentage of people in Quantico who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 28.53% of adults in Quantico have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Quantico in 2010 was $33,207, which is upper middle income relative to Virginia, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $132,828 for a family of four. However, Quantico contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Quantico is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Quantico home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Quantico residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Quantico include Irish, English, Italian, and Jamaican.
The most common language spoken in Quantico is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Hungarian.