Rockville is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 4,147 people and just one neighborhood, Rockville is the 147th largest community in Virginia.
Real Estate Prices
Rockville home prices are not only among the most expensive in Virginia, but Rockville real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Rockville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Rockville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Rockville is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rockville who work in management occupations (12.52%), office and administrative support (11.61%) and sales jobs (11.18%).
Also of interest is that Rockville 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 Rockville telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.91% 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Rockville has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Rockville a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Rockville is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Rockville, the average commute to work is 30.63 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.