Salt Rock is a tiny town located in the state of West Virginia. With a population of 373 people and just one neighborhood, Salt Rock is the 219th largest community in West Virginia.
Salt Rock is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 100.00% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Salt Rock is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Salt Rock who work in maintenance occupations (69.77%), personal care services (30.23%), and office and administrative support (0.00%).
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, Salt Rock is worth considering.
Salt Rock 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.
In terms of college education, Salt Rock ranks among the least educated cities in the nation, as only 0.00% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Salt Rock in 2018 was $40,046, 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 $160,184 for a family of four. However, Salt Rock contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Salt Rock home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Salt Rock residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Salt Rock include English, Scottish, Yugoslavian, Other West Indian, and West Indian.
The most common language spoken in Salt Rock is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Other Indo-European.
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 Salt Rock, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the neighborhood about it; they already know. 18.4% of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.9% of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime, neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births and rates of infant mortality.
In addition, the neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 8.4% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of West Virginia. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Salt Rock are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 51.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 6.9% 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 59.6% 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, 34.1% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 27.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (19.8%), and 19.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.6%).
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the neighborhood in Salt Rock, WV, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (15.0%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (3.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (3.3%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (2.8%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (1.9%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (56.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (84.2%) 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 (14.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.