Crozet is a somewhat small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 9,224 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 $81,875.00.
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 94.55% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Crozet is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Crozet who work in sales jobs (15.06%), healthcare (14.86%), and teaching (13.45%).
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.
Of important note, Crozet is also a town of artists. Crozet has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Crozet’s character.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 15.58% 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", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Because of many things, Crozet is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Crozet a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Crozet has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local 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 have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Crozet. 66.87% 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 2018 was $44,108, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $176,432 for a family of four.
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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Crozet include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Crozet is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.