Triangle, VA


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Living in Triangle

Triangle is a somewhat small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 9,093 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Triangle is the 83rd largest community in Virginia.

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

Triangle is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Triangle is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Triangle who work in management occupations (12.45%), office and administrative support (11.46%), and sales jobs (10.49%).

Triangle is home to a number of people employed in the armed forces. When you visit or walk around Triangle, some of the people you will bump into will be military people In and out of uniform, jogging, shopping and generally out and about town.

Of important note, Triangle is also a town of artists. Triangle has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Triangle’s character.

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

One downside of living in Triangle, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 38.27 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.

Even though Triangle is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.

The overall education level of Triangle citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.15% of adults in Triangle have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Triangle in 2010 was $32,442, which is upper middle income relative to Virginia, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $129,768 for a family of four. However, Triangle contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Triangle is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Triangle home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Triangle residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Triangle also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.64% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Triangle include English, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.

In addition, Triangle has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (15.42%).

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