Real Estate Prices and Overview
Rosemont median real estate prices are $762,518, which is more expensive than 98.2% of the neighborhoods
in Virginia and 97.7% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Rosemont are currently
$1,568, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 79.8%
of the neighborhoods in Virginia.
Rosemont is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Alexandria, Virginia.
Rosemont real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the Rosemont neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Real estate vacancies in Rosemont are 5.5%,
which is lower than one will find in 73.4% of American
neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Rosemont
is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either
price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: People
If you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're
in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In
fact, a mere 1.0% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the
Rosemont neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly
well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time.
The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and
Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this
neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory
schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe.
As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this,
Rosemont also has one of the lowest ratings of child
poverty in the nation.
In addition, if you're a regular supporter of the arts and enjoy outings to the
theatre, weekend boutique-ing, or even a finely aged wine with dinner,
than you're in good company with the people of the Rosemont
neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban
sophisticates" than 99.7% of neighborhoods across the
country. The people here truly stand out as a class among their own.
They are an exclusive community characterized by refined tastes,
cultural inclinations, and the means to live well. Urban sophisticates
live a big city lifestyle, whether or not they live in or near a big
city. They are educated executives or managers by week, and serial
patrons of the arts by weekend. If this lifestyle pertains to you,
than you'll certainly feel right at home in the Rosemont
In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and active retirees.
Also, if knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood
where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters,
law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in
the Rosemont neighborhood, where 40.9% have
earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in
America, where just 8.4% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree,
and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood
has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 98.6%
of the neighborhoods in America.
Finally, Rosemont has the amazing distinction of housing more same
sex couples living together than 97.1% of neighborhoods
in the U.S. If you are seeking such a neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout's
analysis shows that this is one place that you should consider.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Rosemont neighborhood has a higher proportion of
its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than
99.5% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 76.7%
of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or
other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes
the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what
this neighborhood is about.
Furthermore, the government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy.
From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can
also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is
that the Rosemont neighborhood in particular stands out
when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who
are employed by the government. At 16.9% of its workforce, this
neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than
97.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Rosemont neighborhood has more
Scottish and Welsh ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry and 1.7% have Welsh ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 29.5% of the
Rosemont neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 97.5% of America's
The Neighbors: Income
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low
income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a
neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children,
who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities,
the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty,
which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals
both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Rosemont neighborhood in Alexandria are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under
living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which
is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 99.9%
of America's neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel
rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if
most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is
the shear diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits
your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the Rosemont neighborhood, 76.7%
of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions, with 16.9% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants
(15.3%), and 6.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents,
our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior - comes
from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting
and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or
more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives
each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same
city can have drastically different cultures.
In the Rosemont neighborhood in Alexandria, VA, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(13.4%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (11.6%) , and residents who report English roots (7.8%) , and some of the residents are also of Scottish ancestry (5.7%) , along with some Italian ancestry residents (4.9%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Rosemont
neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.1% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.4%).
Getting to Work
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your
place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in
just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a
long and arduous commute.
The greatest number of commuters in Rosemont neighborhood spend
between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.4% of working
residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S.
Here most residents (58.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (29.5%) and 7.5% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.