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 many members of the armed forces living in Earlysville. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.
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.
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 very car-oriented town. 96.61% 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.
Being a small town, Earlysville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.