Earlysville is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 3,249 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 92.92% 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 (22.17%), healthcare (15.37%) and teaching (14.09%).
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: 8.49% 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
Earlysville’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Earlysville has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Earlysville a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Earlysville is a very car-oriented town. 97.28% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Earlysville is a small town , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Earlysville has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.
As is often the case in a small town, Earlysville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.