Aldie, VA


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Aldie is a somewhat small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 13,844 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Aldie is the 66th largest community in Virginia. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Aldie, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Aldie, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Aldie’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Aldie does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $136,254.00.

Aldie home prices are not only among the most expensive in Virginia, but Aldie real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Aldie is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 94.73% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Aldie is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Aldie who work in computer science and math (20.05%), management occupations (17.61%), and business and financial occupations (11.83%).

Also of interest is that Aldie 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: 8.14% 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.

Aldie’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

In Aldie, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 39.75 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.

In Aldie, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Aldie is a relatively small town. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

If knowledge is power, Aldie is a pretty powerful place. 65.86% of the adults in Aldie have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Aldie in 2010 was $46,223, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $184,892 for a family of four.

Aldie is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Aldie home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Aldie residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Aldie include Irish, Italian, English, and French .

Aldie also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 27.94%.

The most common language spoken in Aldie is English. Other important languages spoken here include Indic languages and Spanish.

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