Stuart is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 1,442 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Stuart is the 244th largest community in Virginia.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Stuart is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Stuart is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Stuart who work in office and administrative support (21.88%), sales jobs (16.04%), and teaching (6.04%).
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Stuart has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Stuart a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One of the benefits of Stuart is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.89 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Being a small town, Stuart does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The rate of college-level education in Stuart is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.09% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Stuart in 2010 was $20,551, which is lower middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $82,204 for a family of four.
The people who call Stuart home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Stuart residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Stuart include Irish, German, Scottish, and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Stuart is English. Other important languages spoken here include Indic languages and Spanish.