Lovettsville is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 1,869 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lovettsville is the 226th largest community in Virginia. Lovettsville has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Lovettsville, where the median household income is $104,792.
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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Lovettsville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (12.70%), office and administrative support (11.12%) and sales jobs (10.64%).
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.
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 44.98 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.
Lovettsville is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 40.09% of adults in Lovettsville have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Lovettsville in 2010 was $36,348, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $145,392 for a family of four.
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 Irish, German, English, Italian, Dutch and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Lovettsville is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||574|
|LOVETTSVILLE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||79.97%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||20.04%|
|TYPE OF LOVETTSVILLE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||83.51%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||10.99%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||0.00%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||5.50%|
|SIZE OF LOVETTSVILLE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||6.41%|
|AGE OF LOVETTSVILLE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||45.50%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||28.24%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||12.67%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||13.59%|
|LOVETTSVILLE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$364,595|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,584|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $58,000||1.09%|
|$58,001 - $116,000||4.58%|
|$116,001 - $232,000||10.89%|
|$232,001 - $349,000||28.54%|
|$349,001 - $465,000||42.27%|
|$465,001 - $581,000||9.59%|
|$581,001 - $872,000||3.05%|
|$872,001 - $1,162,000||0.00%|
|PEOPLE OF LOVETTSVILLE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||15.57%|
|5 TO 17||18.49%|
|18 TO 24||4.31%|
|25 TO 34||18.43%|
|35 TO 54||26.50%|
|55 TO 64||9.64%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||7.06%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||93.64%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$104,792|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$36,348|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||2.19%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (14.03%)
Public Service (11.12%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||4.93%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.00%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.34%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||2.75%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (19.50%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (92.77%)
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