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Sumerduck, VA

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Overview


Sumerduck is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 2,604 people and just one neighborhood, Sumerduck is the 200th largest community in Virginia.

Occupations and Workforce

Sumerduck is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Sumerduck is a town of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sumerduck who work in management occupations (15.63%), office and administrative support (10.34%), and food service (8.29%).

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

A relatively large number of people in Sumerduck telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.32% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

Setting & Lifestyle

Sumerduck is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Sumerduck’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

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!) Sumerduck 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. Sumerduck has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Sumerduck than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Sumerduck may be for you.

One downside of living in Sumerduck is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Sumerduck, the average commute to work is 39.13 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Being a small town, Sumerduck does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Demographics

The citizens of Sumerduck are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.88% of adults in Sumerduck having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Sumerduck in 2022 was $47,465, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $189,860 for a family of four.

Sumerduck is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Sumerduck home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sumerduck residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Sumerduck include German, Irish, English, Polish, and Italian.

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

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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Real Estate

This neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.0% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.

In addition, some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 95.1% of all American neighborhoods.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Czechoslovakian and Welsh ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Czechoslovakian ancestry and 3.3% have Welsh ancestry.

is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Persian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Sumerduck are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 79.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.9% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 71.9% of America's neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the neighborhood, 41.2% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 25.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (22.4%), and 11.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.9%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the neighborhood in Sumerduck, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (26.2%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (17.6%), and residents who report English roots (14.1%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (5.6%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (3.6%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (34.9% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (83.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (6.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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