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, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Spotsylvania Courthouse who work in office and administrative support (13.72%), sales jobs (9.66%), and management occupations (8.75%).
Spotsylvania Courthouse is home to a number of people employed in the armed forces. When you visit or walk around Spotsylvania Courthouse, some of the people you will bump into will be military people In and out of uniform, jogging, shopping and generally out and about town.
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.
Because of many things, Spotsylvania Courthouse is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Spotsylvania Courthouse 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 Courthouse has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Spotsylvania Courthouse’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Spotsylvania Courthouse is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Spotsylvania Courthouse, the average commute to work is 40.64 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
In Spotsylvania Courthouse, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Spotsylvania Courthouse is a relatively small town. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
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, 23.69% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Spotsylvania Courthouse in 2010 was $29,241, which is upper middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $116,964 for a family of four. However, Spotsylvania Courthouse contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Spotsylvania Courthouse is a very 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.