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 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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.81% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
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 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.
Earlysville is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.