Chantilly is a medium-sized town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 24,301 people and 12 constituent neighborhoods, Chantilly is the 41st largest community in Virginia.
Chantilly home prices are not only among the most expensive in Virginia, but Chantilly real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Also of interest is that Chantilly has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Chantilly is also a town of artists. Chantilly has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Chantilly’s character.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 14.80% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
Chantilly is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Chantilly’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Chantilly, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.26 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.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the town are by private automobile, Chantilly is somewhat unusual for a town of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the subway helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Chantilly area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Chantilly, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Chantilly is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 57.08% 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 Chantilly in 2018 was $50,951, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $203,804 for a family of four. However, Chantilly contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Chantilly is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Chantilly home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Chantilly residents report their race to be Asian, followed by White. Chantilly also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 21.17% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Chantilly include English, Irish, German, Italian, and African.
Chantilly also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 45.45%.
The most common language spoken in Chantilly is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.