Rivanna, Virginia

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Population in 2010: 1,860.
Males: 864  (46.5%)
Females: 996  (53.5%)
Median resident age:  57.6 years
Virginia median age:  38.2 years

Zip codes: 22947.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $71,975
Rivanna:

$71,975
VA:

$68,114

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $39,249

Rivanna CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $331,700
Rivanna:

$331,700
VA:

$264,000

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $716,501; Detached houses: $720,699

Median gross rent in 2016: $2,209.

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  • Races in Rivanna, VA (2010)

    Rivanna races chart
    • 1,71592.2%White alone
    • 563.0%Black alone
    • 351.9%Two or more races
    • 321.7%Hispanic
    • 150.8%Asian alone
    • 30.2%American Indian alone
    • 40.2%Other race alone

Races in Rivanna detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Rivanna: 91.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (29.0%), English (15.2%), German (5.5%), Scotch-Irish (5.4%), Italian (4.9%), Scottish (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 610 feet

Rivanna,VA real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Rivanna:

  • High school or higher: 96.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 79.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 34.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rivanna CDP:

  • Never married: 15.4%
  • Now married: 70.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

56 residents are foreign born (2.8% Europe, 0.4% North America).

This place:

3.2%
Virginia:

11.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $5,011 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $4,671 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lynchburg, VA (63.2 miles , pop. 65,269).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (95.5 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (220.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Hollymead, VA (1.1 miles ), Piney Mountain, VA (1.9 miles ), Free Union, VA (2.5 miles) , Charlottesville, VA (2.5 miles ), Pantops, VA (2.5 miles ), University of Virginia, VA (2.6 miles ), Twin Lakes, VA (3.0 miles ), Ivy, VA (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 38.12 N, Longitude: 78.46 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 434

Rivanna household income distribution Rivanna home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.5%
Virginia:

4.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (14%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Rivanna: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Tornado activity:

Rivanna-area historical tornado activity is near Virginia state average. It is 35% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/25/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.7 miles away from the Rivanna place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/30/1959, a category F3 tornado 10.1 miles away from the place center killed 11 people and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rivanna-area historical earthquake activity is near Virginia state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 48.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 254.5 miles away from Rivanna center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 33.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 298.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 39.6 miles away from Rivanna center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 200.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Albemarle County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 6, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Fire: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Rivanna:

  • CHARLOTTESVILLE NORTH DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA)
  • SENTARA HOME CARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA)
  • CARESOUTH HOMECARE PROFESSIONALS (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; CHARLOTTESVLE, VA)
  • OUR LADY OF PEACE INC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA)
  • THE LAURELS OF CHARLOTTESVILLE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA)
  • KIMBERLY QUALITY CARE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA)
  • ELDERCARE GARDENS (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA)

Amtrak station near Rivanna:

  • 7 miles: CHARLOTTSVILLE (CHARLOTTESVILE, 810 W. MAIN ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rivanna:

  • University of Virginia-Main Campus (about 7 miles; Charlottesville, VA; Full-time enrollment: 22,274)
  • Piedmont Virginia Community College (about 9 miles; Charlottesville, VA; FT enrollment: 3,029)
  • Blue Ridge Community College (about 29 miles; Weyers Cave, VA; FT enrollment: 2,891)
  • James Madison University (about 31 miles; Harrisonburg, VA; FT enrollment: 19,727)
  • Germanna Community College (about 41 miles; Locust Grove, VA; FT enrollment: 4,455)
  • University of Mary Washington (about 56 miles; Fredericksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 4,506)
  • Longwood University (about 58 miles; Farmville, VA; FT enrollment: 4,565)

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Albemarle County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 49.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

49.3
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.54. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.54
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 2.6%
(2.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  83.5%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.1%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Virginia average:

12.3

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rivanna CDP (based on Albemarle County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,61061
Mainline Protestant9,67134
Other2,36211
Catholic1661
Black Protestant-1
None74,161-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 24
Albemarle County:

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Albemarle County:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Albemarle County:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 58
Here:

6.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.2%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Albemarle County:

23.3%
Virginia:

26.7%

10.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($60,207 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.51%
Virginia average:

9.34%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($617 average AGI)
Albemarle County:

0.14%
Virginia average:

0.21%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Charlottesville city, VA  2.00% ($41,623 average AGI)
from Fluvanna County, VA  0.47% ($39,903)
from Greene County, VA  0.41% ($41,174)


10.08% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($51,788 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.08%
Virginia average:

9.20%

0.19% of residents moved to foreign countries ($754 average AGI)
Albemarle County:

0.19%
Virginia average:

0.20%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Charlottesville city, VA  1.71% ($38,923 average AGI)
to Fluvanna County, VA  0.55% ($37,580)
to Greene County, VA  0.42% ($37,048)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rivanna:

  • WCHV (1260 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WINA (1070 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: EURE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKTR (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; EARLYSVILLE, VA; Owner: WKTR, INC.)
  • WKAV (1400 AM; 1 kW; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKCI (970 AM; 5 kW; WAYNESBORO, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WKCY (1300 AM; 5 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rivanna:

  • WWWV (97.5 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: EURE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUMX (107.5 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: AIR VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WNRN (91.9 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: STU-COMM, INC.)
  • WVTW (88.5 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION, INC)
  • WTJU (91.1 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA)
  • W240AF (95.9 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WUVA (92.7 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: WUVA, INC.)
  • WVTU (89.3 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WQMZ (95.1 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: EURE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCYK-FM (99.7 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMRY (103.5 FM; CROZET, VA; Owner: JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
  • WHTE-FM (101.9 FM; RUCKERSVILLE, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WACL (98.5 FM; ELKTON, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMXH-FM (105.7 FM; LURAY, VA; Owner: EASY RADIO, INC.)
  • WPVA (90.1 FM; WAYNESBORO, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WQPO (100.7 FM; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WTON-FM (94.3 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: HIGH IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WCUL (103.1 FM; CULPEPER, VA; Owner: JOYNER LICENSE, INC.)
  • WJMA-FM (98.9 FM; ORANGE, VA; Owner: PIEDMONT COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WFFX-FM (102.3 FM; CROZET, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Rivanna:

  • WVIR-TV (Channel 29; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHTJ (Channel 41; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W50CM (Channel 50; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: SHENANDOAH VALLEY EDUCUCATIONAL TV CORP.)
  • W10CE (Channel 10; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: THE RECTOR & VISITORS OF UNIV. OF VA)

Rivanna compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Rivanna on our top lists:

  • #16 on the list of "Top 100 cities with biggest houses"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 100 best educated cities (highest percentage of bachelor degree holding residents)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in France (population 500+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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