Spotsylvania Courthouse is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 4,474 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Spotsylvania Courthouse is the 142nd largest community in Virginia.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Spotsylvania Courthouse is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Spotsylvania Courthouse is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Spotsylvania Courthouse who work in office and administrative support (11.03%), management occupations (10.32%), and food service (9.46%).
Also of interest is that Spotsylvania Courthouse has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Spotsylvania Courthouse is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Spotsylvania Courthouse’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Spotsylvania Courthouse, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 37.67 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The population of Spotsylvania Courthouse 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 Spotsylvania Courthouse, 23.85% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Spotsylvania Courthouse in 2010 was $27,812, which is upper middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $111,248 for a family of four. However, Spotsylvania Courthouse contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Spotsylvania Courthouse is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Spotsylvania Courthouse home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Spotsylvania Courthouse residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Spotsylvania Courthouse include English, Irish, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Spotsylvania Courthouse is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.