Crawley is a very small town located in the state of West Virginia. With a population of 3,080 people and just one neighborhood, Crawley is the 68th largest community in West Virginia.
Unlike some towns, Crawley isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Crawley are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Crawley is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Crawley who work in office and administrative support (18.83%), healthcare suport services (7.73%), and management occupations (7.24%).
The overall crime rate in Crawley is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Crawley is worth considering.
As is often the case in a small town, Crawley doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, Crawley is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.34% of adults 25 and older in Crawley have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Crawley in 2018 was $35,395, 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 $141,580 for a family of four. However, Crawley contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Crawley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Crawley residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Crawley include Irish, English, German, Scots-Irish, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Crawley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and German/Yiddish.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Crawley, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 27 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 93.3% of America. One of the notable things about is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry.
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 Crawley are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 66.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% 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, 31.0% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 26.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (22.8%), and 18.2% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.4% of households. Some people also speak Italian (2.1%).
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the neighborhood in Crawley, WV, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (11.9%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (10.9%), and residents who report German roots (6.0%), and some of the residents are also of Scots-Irish ancestry (3.2%), along with some Swedish ancestry residents (2.8%), among others.
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 (45.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (86.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (11.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.