Barboursville is a very small village located in the state of West Virginia. With a population of 4,185 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Barboursville is the 45th largest community in West Virginia.
Barboursville real estate is some of the most expensive in West Virginia, although Barboursville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some villages, Barboursville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Barboursville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Barboursville is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Barboursville who work in food service (17.14%), office and administrative support (15.88%), and healthcare (9.46%).
Also of interest is that Barboursville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Barboursville spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.95 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the village are less than they would otherwise be.
As is often the case in a small village, Barboursville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, Barboursville is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.25% of adults 25 and older in the village have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Barboursville in 2010 was $30,519, which is wealthy relative to West Virginia, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $122,076 for a family of four. However, Barboursville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Barboursville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Barboursville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Barboursville include Irish, English, German, Scots-Irish, and European.
The most common language spoken in Barboursville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Thai.