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Spotsylvania, VA
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Spotsylvania profile

Living in Spotsylvania

Spotsylvania is a medium-sized town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 33,768 people and seven associated neighborhoods, Spotsylvania is the 32nd largest community in Virginia.

Also of interest is that Spotsylvania 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 Spotsylvania telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.88% 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.

Because of many things, Spotsylvania is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Spotsylvania a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Spotsylvania has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Spotsylvania’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Spotsylvania, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 37.32 minutes every day commuting to work.

The education level of Spotsylvania citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.06% of adults in Spotsylvania have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Spotsylvania in 2022 was $46,063, which is upper middle income relative to Virginia, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $184,252 for a family of four. However, Spotsylvania contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Spotsylvania is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Spotsylvania home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Spotsylvania residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Spotsylvania also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.32% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Spotsylvania include German, Irish, English, European, and Italian.

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