Catlett is a tiny town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 311 people and just one neighborhood, Catlett is the 339th largest community in Virginia. Catlett has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Real Estate Prices
Catlett home prices are not only among the most expensive in Virginia, but Catlett real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Catlett isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Catlett are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Catlett is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Catlett who work in sales jobs (22.02%), teaching (17.43%) and healthcare (17.43%).
A relatively large number of people in Catlett telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 39.45% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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, Catlett’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!) Catlett 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. Catlett has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Catlett than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Catlett may be for you.
In Catlett, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 39.32 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Catlett is very much a car-oriented town. This is because the population of Catlett isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 100.00% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.
As is often the case in a small town, Catlett doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.