Lovettsville, VA

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Living in Lovettsville

Lovettsville is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 2,694 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lovettsville is the 192nd largest community in Virginia. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Lovettsville, 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 Lovettsville, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Lovettsville’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Lovettsville does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $124,667.00.

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 86.51% 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 office and administrative support (18.55%), management occupations (15.60%), and computer science and math (7.67%).

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 12.24% 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.

Because of many things, Lovettsville is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Lovettsville a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Lovettsville has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local 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 42.22 minutes every day commuting to work.

The citizens of Lovettsville are among the most well-educated in the nation: 44.57% 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 2018 was $38,605, which is upper middle income relative to Virginia, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $154,420 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 17.94% 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.