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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Vinton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Vinton is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Vinton who work in office and administrative support (15.77%), sales jobs (10.28%), and management occupations (7.54%).
The population of Vinton overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Vinton, 21.36% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Vinton in 2010 was $22,710, which is middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $90,840 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, Scottish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Vinton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.