Vinton is a somewhat small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 8,231 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Vinton is the 85th largest community in Virginia.
Unlike some towns, Vinton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Vinton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Vinton is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Vinton who work in office and administrative support (12.41%), sales jobs (9.51%), and food service (6.91%).
The education level of Vinton citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.82% of adults 25 and older in Vinton have a college degree.
The per capita income in Vinton in 2010 was $23,425, which is middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $93,700 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 Irish, English, French , and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Vinton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.