Midlothian is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 94,998 people and 18 constituent neighborhoods, Midlothian is the 12th largest community in Virginia.
Midlothian home prices are not only among the most expensive in Virginia, but Midlothian real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Midlothian is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 89.56% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Midlothian is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Midlothian who work in management occupations (16.34%), sales jobs (11.12%), and office and administrative support (10.82%).
Also of interest is that Midlothian 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: 7.46% 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.
Because of many things, Midlothian is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Midlothian a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Midlothian has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Midlothian’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Midlothian, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Midlothian is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 56.72% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Midlothian in 2018 was $48,726, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $194,904 for a family of four.
Midlothian is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Midlothian home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Midlothian residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Midlothian include English, German, Irish, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Midlothian is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.