Vienna is a medium-sized town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 16,522 people and 16 constituent neighborhoods, Vienna is the 53rd largest community in Virginia.
Vienna home prices are not only among the most expensive in Virginia, but Vienna real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Vienna is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 92.53% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Vienna is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Vienna who work in management occupations (18.46%), business and financial occupations (10.37%), and sales jobs (9.80%).
Also of interest is that Vienna has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In addition, Vienna is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Because of many things, Vienna 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, Vienna really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Vienna 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.
Even though Vienna is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the subway for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Vienna. 66.48% 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 Vienna in 2010 was $58,907, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $235,628 for a family of four.
Vienna is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Vienna home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Vienna residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Vienna include English, Irish, Italian, and Polish.
In addition, Vienna has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (22.46%).
The most common language spoken in Vienna is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Persian.