Winfield is a very small town located in the state of West Virginia. With a population of 2,390 people and just one neighborhood, Winfield is the 93rd largest community in West Virginia.
Winfield real estate is some of the most expensive in West Virginia, although Winfield house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some towns, Winfield isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Winfield are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Winfield is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Winfield who work in management occupations (16.34%), healthcare (14.42%), and sales jobs (10.37%).
Winfield is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Winfield’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Being a small town, Winfield does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Winfield are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 37.06% of adults in Winfield have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Winfield in 2018 was $34,935, 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 $139,740 for a family of four. However, Winfield contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Winfield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Winfield residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Winfield include English, German, Irish, Greek, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Winfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Tagalog.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is among the best neighborhoods for families in West Virginia. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 96.9% of neighborhoods in the entire state of West Virginia. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.
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 Winfield are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 56.0% of the neighborhoods in America. With 17.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 64.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 43.2% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 22.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (17.4%), and 16.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.2% of households. Some people also speak Italian (3.7%).
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 Winfield, WV, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (17.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (11.7%), and residents who report German roots (11.1%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (5.9%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (2.0%), 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 (43.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (86.1%) 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 (5.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.