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Centreville, VA
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Living in Centreville


Centreville is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 73,518 people and 18 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 89.88% 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 (13.29%), computer science and math (11.41%), and business and financial occupations (10.21%).

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 interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.97% 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.

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.

In Centreville, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.18 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Centreville, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Centreville is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 56.24% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Centreville in 2018 was $48,029, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $192,116 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 16.47% 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 35.42% of the town’s population.

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