Stuarts Draft is a somewhat small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 9,249 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Stuarts Draft is the 74th largest community in Virginia.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Stuarts Draft is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Stuarts Draft is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Stuarts Draft who work in sales jobs (15.37%), office and administrative support (14.05%), and healthcare (7.16%).
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Stuarts Draft has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Stuarts Draft has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Stuarts Draft than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Stuarts Draft may be for you.
The education level of Stuarts Draft citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.35% of adults 25 and older in Stuarts Draft have a college degree.
The per capita income in Stuarts Draft in 2010 was $23,668, which is middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $94,672 for a family of four. However, Stuarts Draft contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Stuarts Draft home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Stuarts Draft residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Stuarts Draft include Irish, English, Scots-Irish, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Stuarts Draft is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.