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.

Unlike some towns, Triangle isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Triangle are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Triangle is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Triangle who work in office and administrative support (11.97%), management occupations (10.18%), and business and financial occupations (7.48%).

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.

In Triangle, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 38.21 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.

In Triangle, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Triangle is a relatively small town. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

The citizens of Triangle are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 35.47% of adults in Triangle have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Triangle in 2018 was $35,959, which is upper middle income relative to Virginia, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $143,836 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 22.29% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Triangle include German, Irish, English, Scottish, and African.

Triangle also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 25.27%.

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