Vinton is a somewhat small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 8,096 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 (14.28%), sales jobs (12.13%), and healthcare (7.03%).
The education level of Vinton citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.14% of adults in Vinton have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Vinton in 2010 was $27,167, which is middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $108,668 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 German, Irish, English, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Vinton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.