Earlysville is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 3,286 people and just one neighborhood, Earlysville is the 174th largest community in Virginia.
Real Estate Prices
Earlysville home prices are not only among the most expensive in Virginia, but Earlysville real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Earlysville is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 92.92% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Earlysville is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Earlysville who work in management occupations (22.17%), healthcare (15.37%) and teaching (14.09%).
There are many members of the armed forces living in Earlysville. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.
Of important note, Earlysville is also a town of artists. Earlysville has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Earlysville’s character.
Also of interest is that Earlysville 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: 8.49% 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Earlysville’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Earlysville has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Earlysville a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Earlysville is very much a car-oriented town. This is because the population of Earlysville isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 97.28% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.
As is often the case in a small town, Earlysville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.