Rustburg, VA


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Rustburg is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 1,432 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Rustburg is the 242nd largest community in Virginia.

Rustburg is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Rustburg is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rustburg who work in office and administrative support (23.13%), sales jobs (17.50%), and the sciences (8.13%).

And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Rustburg has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Rustburg has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Rustburg has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Rustburg than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Rustburg may be for you.

Being a small town, Rustburg does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Rustburg rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.32% of adults 25 and older in Rustburg have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Rustburg in 2010 was $19,669, which is lower middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $78,676 for a family of four.

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

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

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