Earlysville is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 3,202 people and just one neighborhood, Earlysville is the 174th largest community in Virginia.
Real Estate Prices
Earlysville home prices are not only among the most expensive in Virginia, but Earlysville real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Earlysville is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 91.66% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Earlysville is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Earlysville who work in management occupations (18.83%), healthcare (17.02%) and office and administrative support (11.35%).
There are quite a few people in the armed forces living in Earlysville, and when you visit or drive around town, you will see military people in and out of uniform, shopping, enjoying life, and being part of the community.
Of important note, Earlysville is also a town of artists. Earlysville has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Earlysville’s character.
Also of interest is that Earlysville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.81% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Earlysville’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Earlysville has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Earlysville has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Earlysville than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Earlysville may be for you.
Earlysville is a small town, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Earlysville, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 96.61% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.
Being a small town, Earlysville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.