Bluemont is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 2,932 people and just one neighborhood, Bluemont is the 183rd largest community in Virginia.
Bluemont home prices are not only among the most expensive in Virginia, but Bluemont real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Bluemont is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Bluemont is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bluemont who work in management occupations (19.08%), office and administrative support (11.36%), and sales jobs (9.37%).
Also of interest is that Bluemont has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 18.49% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Bluemont has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Bluemont a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Bluemont, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.90 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The citizens of Bluemont are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 39.19% of adults in Bluemont have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Bluemont in 2018 was $53,360, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $213,440 for a family of four.
The people who call Bluemont home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bluemont residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Bluemont include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Bluemont 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.
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.
In addition, if you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 6.0% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in Virginia, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in Virginia.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more British and Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.9% of this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 5.5% have Scottish ancestry.
is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 10.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Bluemont are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 64.8% of the neighborhoods in America. 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.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the neighborhood, 44.7% 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 25.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (17.4%), and 11.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region).
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 Bluemont, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (12.3%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (10.7%), and residents who report Irish roots (8.8%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (6.2%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (5.5%), 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 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.5% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (71.2%) 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 (8.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.