Vienna is a medium-sized town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 16,544 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 92.55% 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 (20.46%), computer science and math (10.99%), and business and financial occupations (10.80%).
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.
Vienna 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, Vienna’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
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.
If knowledge is power, Vienna is a pretty powerful place. 66.40% of the adults in Vienna have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Vienna in 2010 was $66,593, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $266,372 for a family of four.
Vienna is an extremely 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 German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
In addition, Vienna has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (21.72%).
The most common language spoken in Vienna is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.