Annandale, VA


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Living in Annandale

Annandale is a medium-sized town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 43,119 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Annandale is the 26th largest community in Virginia.

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

Unlike some towns, Annandale isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Annandale are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Annandale is a town of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Annandale who work in office and administrative support (10.66%), management occupations (10.41%), and sales jobs (9.52%).

Also of interest is that Annandale has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One downside of living in Annandale is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Annandale, the average commute to work is 32.73 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.

For the size of the town, public transportation in Annandale is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Annandale, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

The citizens of Annandale are among the most well-educated in the nation: 40.77% of adults in Annandale have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Annandale in 2010 was $33,899, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $135,596 for a family of four. However, Annandale contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Annandale is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Annandale home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Annandale residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Annandale also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 29.99% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Annandale include Irish, English, Italian, and European.

In addition, Annandale has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (44.69%).

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