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Weyers Cave - Mount Sidney, VA

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Overview


Weyers Cave - Mount Sidney is a somewhat small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 6,498 people and just one neighborhood, Weyers Cave - Mount Sidney is the 104th largest community in Virginia.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Weyers Cave - Mount Sidney is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Weyers Cave - Mount Sidney is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Weyers Cave - Mount Sidney who work in sales jobs (12.65%), office and administrative support (8.91%), and healthcare suport services (8.26%).

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

Also of interest is that Weyers Cave - Mount Sidney has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Setting & Lifestyle

Weyers Cave - Mount Sidney is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Weyers Cave - Mount Sidney’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Demographics

The citizens of Weyers Cave - Mount Sidney are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 38.59% of adults in Weyers Cave - Mount Sidney have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Weyers Cave - Mount Sidney in 2022 was $40,472, which is upper middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $161,888 for a family of four. However, Weyers Cave - Mount Sidney contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Weyers Cave - Mount Sidney is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Modes of Transportation

While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the neighborhood stands out by having 90.3% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.8% of all American neighborhoods.

Occupations

It used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history. But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 4.5% of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of such workers than 96.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Swiss and Ukrainian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry and 1.7% have Ukrainian ancestry.

is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Weyers Cave - Mount Sidney are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 70.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.3% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 63.5% of America's neighborhoods.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the neighborhood, 35.5% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 22.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (20.0%), and 17.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (6.3%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the neighborhood in Weyers Cave - Mount Sidney, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (19.0%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (11.2%), and residents who report Mexican roots (6.6%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (6.0%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (3.1%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (52.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (90.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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