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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Triangle is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Triangle is a town of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Triangle who work in office and administrative support (14.47%), management occupations (13.11%), and sales jobs (10.32%).

There are quite a few people in the armed forces living in Triangle, and when you visit or drive around town, you will see military people in and out of uniform, shopping, enjoying life, and being part of the community.

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 36.98 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.

Despite being a small town, Triangle has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.

In terms of college education, Triangle is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 33.41% of adults in Triangle have a college degree.

The per capita income in Triangle in 2010 was $32,893, which is upper middle income relative to Virginia, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $131,572 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 White, followed by Black or African-American. Triangle also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.03% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Triangle include English, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Triangle's cultural character, accounting for 16.60% of the town’s population.

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