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Rochelle, VA

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Overview


Rochelle is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 4,360 people and just one neighborhood, Rochelle is the 136th largest community in Virginia.

Occupations and Workforce

Rochelle is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Rochelle is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rochelle who work in sales jobs (12.58%), office and administrative support (10.64%), and management occupations (10.11%).

Also of interest is that Rochelle has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Rochelle telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.14% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Setting & Lifestyle

In Rochelle, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.96 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Demographics

The population of Rochelle overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Rochelle, 24.57% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Rochelle in 2022 was $38,248, which is upper middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $152,992 for a family of four. However, Rochelle contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Rochelle is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Rochelle home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rochelle residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Rochelle include German, English, Irish, Scottish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Rochelle is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Tagalog.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Austrian and Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Austrian ancestry and 6.0% have Scottish ancestry.

The Neighbors

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Rochelle are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 65.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the neighborhood, 41.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 23.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (19.9%), and 15.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.5% of households.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the neighborhood in Rochelle, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (17.0%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (15.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (8.2%), and some of the residents are also of Scottish ancestry (6.0%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (3.3%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (33.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (79.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (6.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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