Yorktown, VA
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Living in Yorktown

Yorktown is a tiny coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 221 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Yorktown is the 388th largest community in Virginia.

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

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

A relatively large number of people in Yorktown telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 44.67% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Yorktown is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.

In Yorktown, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 35.42 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Yorktown is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Yorktown, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Yorktown is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 76.52% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Yorktown in 2018 was $53,425, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $213,700 for a family of four.

The people who call Yorktown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Yorktown residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Yorktown include English, Irish, German, French, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Yorktown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and German/Yiddish.