Stone Ridge is a medium-sized town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 15,039 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Stone Ridge is the 61st largest community in Virginia. Stone Ridge has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Stone Ridge, where the median household income is $163,465.00.
Stone Ridge home prices are not only among the most expensive in Virginia, but Stone Ridge real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Stone Ridge is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 89.56% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Stone Ridge is a town of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Stone Ridge who work in management occupations (18.56%), computer science and math (15.28%), and business and financial occupations (12.84%).
Also of interest is that Stone Ridge has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 13.90% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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, Stone Ridge is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Stone Ridge 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, Stone Ridge has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Stone Ridge’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in Stone Ridge is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Stone Ridge, the average commute to work is 40.07 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Stone Ridge. 65.98% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Stone Ridge in 2018 was $50,053, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $200,212 for a family of four.
Stone Ridge is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Stone Ridge home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Stone Ridge residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Stone Ridge include English, Irish, German, Italian, and Polish.
In addition, Stone Ridge has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (26.32%).
The most common language spoken in Stone Ridge is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Other Asian languages.