Stafford Courthouse, VA

Stafford Courthouse profile

Living in Stafford Courthouse

Stafford Courthouse is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 4,690 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Stafford Courthouse is the 139th largest community in Virginia.

Stafford Courthouse home prices are not only among the most expensive in Virginia, but Stafford Courthouse real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Stafford Courthouse is a military town: the armed forces employs 8.74% of the workforce, making the military a major focus of life in the city. In the civilian sector, Construction and Public Service are important in the local economy and are the town’s largest civilian employers, employing 22.08% and 14.35% of the civilian workforce respectively.

Also of interest is that Stafford Courthouse has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.47% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

One downside of living in Stafford Courthouse, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.30 minutes every day commuting to work.

The education level of Stafford Courthouse citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.68% of adults in Stafford Courthouse have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Stafford Courthouse in 2018 was $24,169, which is lower middle income relative to Virginia, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $96,676 for a family of four. However, Stafford Courthouse contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Stafford Courthouse is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Stafford Courthouse home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Stafford Courthouse residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Stafford Courthouse also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 30.51% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Stafford Courthouse include German, Irish, Polish, Romanian, and English.

In addition, Stafford Courthouse has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (21.02%).

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