Most Expensive Purcellville Neighborhoods
Purcellville is a somewhat small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 8,929 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Purcellville is the 88th largest community in Virginia. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Purcellville, 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 Purcellville, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Purcellville’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Purcellville does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $120,331.
Purcellville home prices are not only among the most expensive in Virginia, but Purcellville real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Purcellville is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 93.67% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Purcellville is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Purcellville who work in management occupations (17.32%), sales jobs (10.71%) and office and administrative support (10.44%).
Also of interest is that Purcellville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Purcellville is also a town of artists. Purcellville has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Purcellville’s character.
Because of many things, Purcellville is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Purcellville 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, Purcellville has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Purcellville’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 Purcellville, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.23 minutes every day commuting to work.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Purcellville, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Purcellville is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 53.81% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Purcellville in 2010 was $38,807, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $155,228 for a family of four.
The people who call Purcellville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Purcellville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Purcellville include German, English, Irish, Italian, European and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Purcellville is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||2,495|
|PURCELLVILLE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||73.35%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||26.65%|
|TYPE OF PURCELLVILLE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||67.28%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||19.30%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||1.73%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||10.12%|
|SIZE OF PURCELLVILLE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||17.97%|
|AGE OF PURCELLVILLE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||49.00%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||33.27%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||11.81%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||5.92%|
|PURCELLVILLE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$594,411|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,658|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $58,000||0.64%|
|$58,001 - $116,000||0.00%|
|$116,001 - $232,000||4.53%|
|$232,001 - $349,000||10.60%|
|$349,001 - $465,000||34.93%|
|$465,001 - $581,000||36.10%|
|$581,001 - $872,000||12.89%|
|$872,001 - $1,162,000||0.00%|
|PEOPLE OF PURCELLVILLE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||8.24%|
|5 TO 17||25.33%|
|18 TO 24||6.98%|
|25 TO 34||11.81%|
|35 TO 54||32.62%|
|55 TO 64||8.41%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||6.61%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||95.43%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$120,331|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$38,807|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||3.51%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (24.04%)
Public Service (6.59%)
Information Technology (3.21%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||3.33%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.07%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.44%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.40%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||5.03%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (18.60%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (91.01%)
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