Quinton is a somewhat small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 11,188 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Quinton is the 71st largest community in Virginia.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Quinton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Quinton is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Quinton who work in office and administrative support (15.25%), sales jobs (10.32%), and management occupations (9.50%).
Also of interest is that Quinton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
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, Quinton has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Quinton a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Quinton, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.70 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The citizens of Quinton are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.22% of adults in Quinton having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Quinton in 2010 was $35,318, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $141,272 for a family of four.
Quinton is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Quinton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Quinton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Quinton include Irish, German, Italian, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Quinton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.