Wytheville is a somewhat small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 8,115 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Wytheville is the 81st largest community in Virginia.
Wytheville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Wytheville is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Wytheville who work in sales jobs (16.44%), office and administrative support (14.37%), and food service (9.87%).
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Wytheville has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Wytheville has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Wytheville than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Wytheville may be for you.
Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.37 minutes getting to work every day.
Wytheville, even though it is a small town, has many people who use public transportation every day to get to and from work. This is a great benefit for people in the, town who have a need for low-cost transportation.
In terms of college education, Wytheville is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.58% of adults 25 and older in Wytheville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Wytheville in 2010 was $24,324, which is middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $97,296 for a family of four. However, Wytheville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Wytheville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wytheville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Wytheville include English, Irish, Scots-Irish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Wytheville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Gujarathi.