Centreville is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 74,797 people and 14 constituent neighborhoods, Centreville is the 15th largest community in Virginia.
Centreville home prices are not only among the most expensive in Virginia, but Centreville real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Centreville is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 90.40% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Centreville is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Centreville who work in management occupations (13.04%), computer science and math (11.35%), and sales jobs (10.43%).
Also of interest is that Centreville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One thing that you will notice about Centreville is that there is a good-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. Many singles consider Centreville a good place to live without being in a really big city, with opportunities for friendships and fun with others like themselves.
One downside of living in Centreville is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Centreville, the average commute to work is 33.46 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.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Centreville use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Centreville‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the subway. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
If knowledge is power, Centreville is a pretty powerful place. 58.21% of the adults in Centreville 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 Centreville in 2018 was $47,009, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $188,036 for a family of four.
Centreville is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Centreville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Centreville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Centreville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.05% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Centreville include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Centreville's cultural character, accounting for 34.90% of the town’s population.
The most common language spoken in Centreville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Korean and Spanish.