Most Expensive Gainesville Neighborhoods
Gainesville is a somewhat small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 12,750 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Gainesville is the 67th largest community in Virginia. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Gainesville, 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 Gainesville, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Gainesville’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Gainesville does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $130,944.
Gainesville home prices are not only among the most expensive in Virginia, but Gainesville real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Gainesville is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 89.95% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Gainesville is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gainesville who work in management occupations (17.59%), office and administrative support (11.79%) and computer science and math (9.69%).
Also of interest is that Gainesville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Gainesville 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, Gainesville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Gainesville, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 40.91 minutes every day commuting to work.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Gainesville, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Gainesville is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 54.66% 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 Gainesville in 2010 was $45,988, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $183,952 for a family of four.
Gainesville is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Gainesville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Gainesville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Gainesville include German, Irish, English, Italian, Scottish and French.
Gainesville also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 18.64%.
The languages spoken by people in Gainesville are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Gainesville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Vietnamese and Chinese.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||3,913|
|GAINESVILLE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||82.26%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||17.74%|
|TYPE OF GAINESVILLE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||62.04%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||24.35%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||3.35%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||10.27%|
|SIZE OF GAINESVILLE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||15.27%|
|AGE OF GAINESVILLE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||76.71%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||17.29%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||5.72%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||0.28%|
|GAINESVILLE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$503,736|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,887|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $58,000||0.09%|
|$58,001 - $116,000||0.00%|
|$116,001 - $232,000||5.16%|
|$232,001 - $349,000||14.23%|
|$349,001 - $465,000||25.91%|
|$465,001 - $581,000||22.55%|
|$581,001 - $872,000||23.98%|
|$872,001 - $1,162,000||7.30%|
|PEOPLE OF GAINESVILLE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||8.48%|
|5 TO 17||22.72%|
|18 TO 24||5.05%|
|25 TO 34||17.74%|
|35 TO 54||33.09%|
|55 TO 64||6.09%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||6.83%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||96.89%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$130,944|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$45,988|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||4.26%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (17.09%)
Public Service (11.62%)
Real estate (3.89%)
Information Technology (3.02%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||12.55%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.47%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||4.66%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||9.00%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (14.68%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (77.19%)
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