Haymarket, VA

Haymarket profile

Living in Haymarket

Haymarket is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 1,676 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Haymarket is the 219th largest community in Virginia. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Haymarket, 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 Haymarket, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Haymarket’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Haymarket does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $128,125.00.

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

Haymarket is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 91.78% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Haymarket is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Haymarket who work in management occupations (18.24%), teaching (11.71%), and sales jobs (11.04%).

Also of interest is that Haymarket has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Because of many things, Haymarket is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Haymarket really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Haymarket perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

One downside of living in Haymarket is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Haymarket, the average commute to work is 40.19 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

If knowledge is power, Haymarket is a pretty powerful place. 50.44% of the adults in Haymarket have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Haymarket in 2018 was $45,763, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $183,052 for a family of four.

Haymarket is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Haymarket home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Haymarket residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Haymarket include Irish, German, Italian, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Haymarket is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.