Free Union, VA

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Free Union Profile


Overview

Free Union is a tiny town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 187 people and just one neighborhood, Free Union is the 400th largest community in Virginia.

Free Union home prices are not only among the most expensive in Virginia, but Free Union real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Free Union is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 100.00% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Free Union is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Free Union who work in art, media, and design (100.00%), office and administrative support (0.00%), and sales jobs (0.00%).

Of important note, Free Union is also a town of artists. Free Union has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Free Union’s character.

Setting & Lifestyle

Free Union 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, Free Union’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Free Union is a very car-oriented town. 100.00% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Free Union is a small town , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Free Union has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.

As is often the case in a small town, Free Union doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Free Union Demographics

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Free Union, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Free Union is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 100.00% 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 Free Union in 2018 was $36,326, which is upper middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $145,304 for a family of four.

The people who call Free Union home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Free Union residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Free Union include Irish, Polish, German, English, and Yugoslavian.

The most common language spoken in Free Union is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and African languages.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2022. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Free Union, VA HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, complete standardized testing did not take place during the 2020-2021 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2019
  • Educational Environment: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2022

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to VA* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Albemarle High School
2775 Hydraulic Road
Charlottesville, VA 22901
09-12
Broadus Wood Elem School
185 Buck Mountain Road
Earlysville, VA 22936
PK-05
Brownsville Elem School
5870 Rockfish Gap Turnpike
Crozet, VA 22932
PK-05
Crozet Elem School
1407 Crozet Avenue
Crozet, VA 22932
PK-05
Jack Jouett Middle School
210 Lambs Lane
Charlottesville, VA 22901
06-08
Joseph T Henley Middle School
5880 Rockfish Gap Turnpike
Crozet, VA 22932
06-08
Meriwether Lewis Elem School
1610 Owensville Road
Charlottesville, VA 22901
KG-05
Western Albemarle High School
5941 Rockfish Gap Turnpike
Crozet, VA 22932
09-12
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

ALBEMARLE CO PBLC SCHS


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Virginia

(10 is best)

Better than of VA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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