A town in Virginia, Glen Allen has a population of just over 16,000. Families with young children are a common sight, as kids under 5 account for an above-average percentage of the community, while young adults are less well-represented. At an average age of just under 38, the city's population skews younger than most cities in Virginia. Just 27% of residents rent in Glen Allen, as home ownership is common in the area. At $1,371/month, the average rent is a bit above the state average.
There are five primary industries in Glen Allen: retail, healthcare, scientific, entertainment, and finance. Together, these industries account for 33% of the labor force in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the city's workers are in management, as 11% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any career path. With an average annual income of about $86K, Glen Allen workers take home roughly the same as the average Virginia resident. However, Glen Allen compares more favorably to the national average of $73,345. Compared to the national average (7%), Glen Allen has a relatively high percentage of residents over the age of 25 with advanced degrees, as 9% possess a Master's degree or a Doctoral degree. In addition, 18% have a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average.
Glen Allen residents have an average commute of about 25 minutes, shorter than the state average of about 30 minutes. Many residents (51%) drive their own vehicle to work, while public transportation is not used. Walking isn't a common method of commuting to work.