Warrenton, VA

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Living in Warrenton

Warrenton is a somewhat small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 10,027 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.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Warrenton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Warrenton is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Warrenton who work in management occupations (16.16%), office and administrative support (10.27%), and food service (7.75%).

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.

One downside of living in Warrenton, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.02 minutes every day commuting to work.

Warrenton is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 41.23% of adults in Warrenton have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Warrenton in 2018 was $37,031, which is upper middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $148,124 for a family of four. However, Warrenton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Warrenton is a very 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, Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.

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