Vienna is a medium-sized town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 16,473 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Vienna is the 56th 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 93.69% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Vienna is a town of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Vienna who work in management occupations (19.69%), business and financial occupations (14.57%), and computer science and math (8.43%).
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.
A relatively large number of people in Vienna telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 14.62% 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.
Because of many things, Vienna is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Vienna 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, Vienna has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Vienna’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Vienna, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.52 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.
Despite being a small town, Vienna has a lot of people using the subway to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the subway are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
If knowledge is power, Vienna is a pretty powerful place. 69.26% 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 2018 was $76,538, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $306,152 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 European.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Vienna's cultural character, accounting for 22.15% of the town’s population.
The most common language spoken in Vienna is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.