Lovettsville is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 2,198 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lovettsville is the 226th largest community in Virginia. Much of the housing stock in Lovettsville was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Lovettsville economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Lovettsville, where the median household income is $123,250.00.
Lovettsville home prices are not only among the most expensive in Virginia, but Lovettsville real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Lovettsville is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.13% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Lovettsville is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lovettsville who work in management occupations (14.60%), office and administrative support (14.35%), and computer science and math (8.55%).
Also of interest is that Lovettsville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 12.79% 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.
Because of many things, Lovettsville 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, Lovettsville really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Lovettsville 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 Lovettsville, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 42.37 minutes every day commuting to work.
The education level of Lovettsville ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Lovettsville, 49.72% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Lovettsville in 2018 was $38,219, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $152,876 for a family of four.
Lovettsville is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Lovettsville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lovettsville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Lovettsville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.48% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lovettsville include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Lovettsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.