Henrico is a relatively large town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 179,886 people and 47 constituent neighborhoods, Henrico is the seventh largest community in Virginia.
Also of interest is that Henrico has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Henrico telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 14.65% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
Another interesting thing about Henrico, despite not being a huge town, is that there is a relatively high proportion of people living here who are young, single, and upwardly-mobile professionals. This makes it a good choice for other relocating single professionals. Here, these young singles will find many others like themselves, with opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
The education level of Henrico ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Henrico, 47.46% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Henrico in 2018 was $45,113, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $180,452 for a family of four. However, Henrico contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Henrico is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Henrico home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Henrico residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Henrico include English, German, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Henrico is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.