A town located in Virginia, Culpeper has a population of slightly less than 18,000. It's a nice place to raise a family, as young children account for a higher percentage of the population here (8%) than nationally (6%). Overall, the city's population, at an average age of just over 35, skews younger than most cities in Virginia. The majority of residents own their homes in Culpeper, and 44% of residents rent. With a relatively low average rent of $1,115 per month in the city, renting remains an affordable option, particularly compared to other cities in Virginia. Over the course of a year, renters in Culpeper will save around $2,000 compared to the state average.
Among Culpeper residents over the age of 25, 13% possess a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree. There are two primary industries in Culpeper: healthcare and retail. Combined, these industries account for 15% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many residents work in sales, as 8% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any career path. Culpeper workers earn an average annual income of around $70K, about $19,000 less than those elsewhere in Virginia. However, Culpeper's average income is fairly average compared to the national level ($73,345).
With an average commute time of about 38 minutes, slower than most cities in Virginia, Culpeper residents find that traveling to work takes some patience. Driving is the most common means of commuting to work, opted for by 42% of residents, while public transit isn't used much. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.