New Church is a tiny coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 204 people and two constituent neighborhoods, New Church is the 350th largest community in Virginia. Much of the housing stock in New Church was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local New Church economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in New Church, where the median household income is .
New Church is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 100.00% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, New Church is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in New Church who work in the sciences (100.00%), office and administrative support (0.00%), and sales jobs (0.00%).
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that New Church has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
The overall crime rate in New Church 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, New Church is worth considering.
One of the nice things about New Church is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
One of the benefits of New Church is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 7.50 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
New Church 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.
The population of New Church overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in New Church, 23.08% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in New Church in 2018 was $26,990, which is middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $107,960 for a family of four. New Church also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 32.26% of its population below the federal poverty line.
New Church is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call New Church home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of New Church residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in New Church include Irish, Italian, Yugoslavian, Other West Indian, and West Indian.
The most common language spoken in New Church is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Italian.