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. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Crozet, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Crozet, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Crozet’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Crozet does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because 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.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.34% 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.
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.
Crozet 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, Crozet’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Being a small town, Crozet does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Crozet, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Crozet is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 54.10% 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 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.