Most Expensive Charlottesville Neighborhoods
Charlottesville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 45,593 people and 27 constituent neighborhoods, Charlottesville is the 21st largest community in Virginia.
Charlottesville home prices are not only among the most expensive in Virginia, but Charlottesville real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Charlottesville is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 90.38% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Charlottesville is a city of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Charlottesville who work in teaching (12.87%), office and administrative support (10.31%) and food service (9.80%).
Also of interest is that Charlottesville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Charlottesville is also a city of artists. Charlottesville has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Charlottesville’s character.
Charlottesville is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Charlottesville enrolled in college, Charlottesville has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
Charlottesville, while not large, also appears to be attractive to some younger, educated professionals, who help shape the character of the city.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Charlottesville spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.82 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Charlottesville is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Charlottesville area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
The education level of Charlottesville ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Charlottesville, 49.34% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Charlottesville in 2010 was $28,285, which is upper middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $113,140 for a family of four. However, Charlottesville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Charlottesville is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Charlottesville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Charlottesville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Charlottesville include English, German, Irish, Italian, Scottish and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Charlottesville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||17,604|
|CHARLOTTESVILLE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||39.01%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||60.99%|
|TYPE OF CHARLOTTESVILLE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||50.59%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||8.80%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||12.76%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||26.74%|
|SIZE OF CHARLOTTESVILLE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||3.40%|
|AGE OF CHARLOTTESVILLE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||8.68%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||34.52%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||38.39%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||18.42%|
|CHARLOTTESVILLE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$312,678|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,183|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $53,000||3.82%|
|$53,001 - $107,000||1.27%|
|$107,001 - $213,000||17.18%|
|$213,001 - $320,000||33.59%|
|$320,001 - $427,000||20.92%|
|$427,001 - $534,000||9.74%|
|$534,001 - $800,000||8.11%|
|$800,001 - $1,067,000||3.75%|
|PEOPLE OF CHARLOTTESVILLE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.50%|
|5 TO 17||9.74%|
|18 TO 24||25.14%|
|25 TO 34||19.83%|
|35 TO 54||20.94%|
|55 TO 64||9.66%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||9.18%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||88.73%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$47,218|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$28,285|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||27.53%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (23.14%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (10.44%)
Public Service (3.48%)
Information Technology (2.64%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||19.64%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.24%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.13%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.29%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.27%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||4.93%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||English (12.25%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (86.00%)
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