Lovettsville is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 1,934 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 $103,750.00.
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.
Unlike some towns, Lovettsville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Lovettsville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. 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 (13.12%), office and administrative support (11.18%), and sales jobs (10.22%).
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.
A relatively large number of people in Lovettsville telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.61% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
Lovettsville 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, Lovettsville’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in Lovettsville, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 43.59 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
Even though Lovettsville is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
The citizens of Lovettsville are among the most well-educated in the nation: 42.21% of adults in Lovettsville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Lovettsville in 2010 was $35,028, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $140,112 for a family of four.
Lovettsville is a somewhat 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. Important ancestries of people in Lovettsville include English, German, Italian, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Lovettsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.