The town of Highland Springs, Virginia is home to approximately 16,000 people. At an average age of just under 37, the city's population skews younger than most cities in Virginia. Renters tend to be in the minority in Highland Springs, and 56% of residents own their homes. Renting remains an affordable option, though, as the city boasts a relatively low average rent of $936 per month. Over the course of a year, renters in Highland Springs will save around $4,200 compared to the state average.
Compared to the state average, Highland Springs has a relatively high concentration of residents older than 25 with an Associate's degree (6%). Further, 12% have a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree. Many Highland Springs residents work in one of three industries: retail, healthcare, and entertainment. Combined, these industries account for 21% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 11% of the city's population works in sales, making it the top field in the city. Highland Springs workers bring in an average annual income of around $54K, less than the Virginia average. Highland Springs's average income also trails the national average of $73,345.
Highland Springs has an average commute time of about 26 minutes. Driving a vehicle is the most common means of commuting to work, opted for by 42% of commuters, while public transportation is not used widely. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.