McLean is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 50,773 people and 19 constituent neighborhoods, McLean is the 19th largest community in Virginia.
McLean home prices are not only among the most expensive in Virginia, but McLean real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Also of interest is that McLean has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 26.12% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
McLean 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, McLean’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in McLean, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.43 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.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in McLean use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of McLean‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the subway. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in McLean. 84.73% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in McLean in 2018 was $115,266, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $461,064 for a family of four.
McLean is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call McLean home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of McLean residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in McLean include English, Irish, German, Italian, and European.
McLean also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 24.40%.
The most common language spoken in McLean is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Korean.