Virginia State University is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 4,093 people and just one neighborhood, Virginia State University is the 152nd largest community in Virginia.
Occupations and Workforce
Virginia State University is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 89.34% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Virginia State University is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Virginia State University who work in office and administrative support (24.08%), food service (14.75%) and sales jobs (13.73%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Virginia State University is a small town with a large college student population. Because of this, there is a real youthful, hip vibe to the place, and much of the life in the town is centered on the college. This has helped Virginia State University to buck the trend of other small towns that have suffered declining populations over the past 20 to 30 years. Spending by students, and faculty and staff jobs, are a big part of the local economy.