Scottsville is a tiny town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 603 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Scottsville is the 298th largest community in Virginia. Scottsville has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Scottsville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Scottsville is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Scottsville who work in sales jobs (11.58%), management occupations (11.58%), and office and administrative support (11.23%).
A relatively large number of people in Scottsville telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.76% 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.
In Scottsville, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.76 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Scottsville is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The education level of Scottsville citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 24.37% of adults in Scottsville have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Scottsville in 2010 was $24,709, which is middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $98,836 for a family of four. However, Scottsville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Scottsville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Scottsville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Scottsville include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Scottsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Italian.