Warrenton, VA


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Warrenton is a somewhat small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 9,897 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Warrenton is the 73rd largest community in Virginia.

Warrenton home prices are not only among the most expensive in Virginia, but Warrenton real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Warrenton is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 91.53% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Warrenton is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Warrenton who work in office and administrative support (15.06%), sales jobs (12.67%), and management occupations (12.51%).

Also of interest is that Warrenton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Of important note, Warrenton is also a town of artists. Warrenton has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Warrenton’s character.

One downside of living in Warrenton, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.04 minutes every day commuting to work.

The citizens of Warrenton are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 34.93% of adults in Warrenton have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Warrenton in 2010 was $39,888, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $159,552 for a family of four. However, Warrenton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Warrenton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.