Vinton, VA

Vinton profile

Living in Vinton

Vinton is a somewhat small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 8,059 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Vinton is the 85th largest community in Virginia.

Vinton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Vinton is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Vinton who work in office and administrative support (11.51%), sales jobs (9.08%), and healthcare (7.30%).

Also of interest is that Vinton 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 Vinton telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.75% 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.

In terms of college education, Vinton is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.92% of adults 25 and older in Vinton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Vinton in 2018 was $33,901, which is upper middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $135,604 for a family of four. However, Vinton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Vinton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.