Crozet is a somewhat small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 5,875 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Crozet is the 118th largest community in Virginia. Much of the housing stock in Crozet was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Crozet economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Crozet, where the median household income is $83,886.00.
Crozet home prices are not only among the most expensive in Virginia, but Crozet real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Crozet is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 89.11% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Crozet is a town of professionals, managers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Crozet who work in healthcare (15.70%), teaching (12.31%), and management occupations (10.83%).
Also of interest is that Crozet has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.34% 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.
In addition, Crozet is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Because of many things, Crozet is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Crozet really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Crozet perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Crozet is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Crozet. 54.10% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Crozet in 2010 was $35,130, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $140,520 for a family of four.
Crozet is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Crozet home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Crozet residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Crozet include German, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Crozet is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Gujarathi.