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Population in 2010: 7,704.
Males: 3,750  (48.7%)
Females: 3,954  (51.3%)
Median resident age:  19.4 years
Virginia median age:  38.2 years
Estimated median household income in 2016: $71,975
University of Virginia:

$71,975
VA:

$68,114

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $39,249

University of Virginia CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $331,700
University of Virginia:

$331,700
VA:

$264,000

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $361,579; Detached houses: $327,498; Townhouses or other attached units: $244,397; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $205,006

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,036.

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  • Races in University of Virginia, VA (2016)

    University of Virginia races chart
    • 5,44260.2%White alone
    • 1,87020.7%Asian alone
    • 7037.8%Hispanic
    • 6567.3%Black alone
    • 4454.9%Two or more races
    • 280.3%American Indian alone
    • 180.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in University of Virginia: 93.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (11.7%), Irish (5.1%), German (3.7%), English (3.2%), Iraqi (3.0%), Russian (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

For population 25 years and over in University of Virginia:

  • High school or higher: 93.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 73.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 38.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in University of Virginia CDP:

  • Never married: 87.3%
  • Now married: 10.9%
  • Separated: 0.1%
  • Widowed: 0.6%
  • Divorced: 1.1%

2,091 residents are foreign born (3.4% Latin America, 2.5% Europe).

This place:

23.1%
Virginia:

11.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,132 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,365 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lynchburg, VA (56.3 miles , pop. 65,269).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (101.8 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (226.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Charlottesville, VA (1.4 miles ), Pantops, VA (2.0 miles ), Ivy, VA (2.1 miles ), Rivanna, VA (2.6 miles ), Hollymead, VA (2.7 miles ), Free Union, VA (2.9 miles) , Crozet, VA (3.2 miles ), Piney Mountain, VA (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 38.04 N, Longitude: 78.52 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 434

University of Virginia household income distribution University of Virginia home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.5%
Virginia:

4.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (52%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Educational services (35%)
  • Accommodation and food services (26%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (20%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in University of Virginia: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Tornado activity:

University of Virginia-area historical tornado activity is near Virginia state average. It is 38% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/30/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.5 miles away from the University of Virginia place center killed 11 people and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/25/1985, a category F3 tornado 12.6 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

University of Virginia-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 45.8 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 259.0 miles away from University of Virginia 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 31.2 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 295.2 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 38.6 miles away from University of Virginia center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 46.0 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 University of Virginia:

  • UVA-HEALTHSOUTH REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 1 miles away; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA)
  • CONTINUUM HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA)
  • HOSPICE OF THE PIEDMONT INC (Hospital, about 1 miles away; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA)
  • WISEMAN HOUSE (Hospital, about 1 miles away; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA)
  • JEFFERSON PARK CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA)
  • CHARTER BEHAVIOR HLTH SYM CHARLOTTESVI (Hospital, about 2 miles away; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA)
  • CEDARS,THE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA)

Amtrak station near University of Virginia:

  • 2 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 University of Virginia:

  • University of Virginia-Main Campus (about 2 miles; Charlottesville, VA; Full-time enrollment: 22,274)
  • Piedmont Virginia Community College (about 3 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 34 miles; Harrisonburg, VA; FT enrollment: 19,727)
  • Germanna Community College (about 47 miles; Locust Grove, VA; FT enrollment: 4,455)
  • Longwood University (about 52 miles; Farmville, VA; FT enrollment: 4,565)
  • Lynchburg College (about 58 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 2,456)

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Notable locations in University of Virginia: Leander J McCormick Observatory (A), Lambeth Field (B), Nameless Field (C), Paul Goodloe McIntre Amphitheatre (D), Perry-Fishburne Tennis Courts (E), Piedmont Faculty Housing (F), Sheridan G Snyder Tennis Center (G), McCormick Road Residence Area (H), Carr's Hill Field (I), Copeley Hill Residence Area (J), Darden School Grounds (K), Faulkner Complex (L), John Paul Jones Arena (M), Lambeth Field Residences Area (N), Alderman Road Residence Area (O), West Lawn (P), Observatory Hill Dining Facility (Q), National Radio Astronomy Observatory (R), McIntire Amphitheatre (S), Lady Astor Tennis Courts (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Ivy Square Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in University of Virginia: University Chapel (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: University Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in University of Virginia include: George Rogers Clark Statue (1), University of Virginia Historic District (2), Lannigan Field (3), Scott Stadium (4), Klockner Stadium (5), Thomas Edward Davenport Field (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

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 3.0 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 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.54
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 33.9%
(32.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.8% for Black residents, 59.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 81.1% for other race residents, 16.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  1.8 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  29.9%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.0%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
5,362 people in college/university student housing in 2010
87 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
Virginia average:

12.3

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for University of Virginia 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 University of Virginia:

  • WINA (1070 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: EURE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKAV (1400 AM; 1 kW; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCHV (1260 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKTR (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; EARLYSVILLE, VA; Owner: WKTR, INC.)
  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WKCI (970 AM; 5 kW; WAYNESBORO, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in University of Virginia:

  • WWWV (97.5 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: EURE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUMX (107.5 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: AIR VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WVTW (88.5 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION, INC)
  • WNRN (91.9 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: STU-COMM, 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.)
  • WQMZ (95.1 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: EURE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMRY (103.5 FM; CROZET, VA; Owner: JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
  • WVTU (89.3 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WCYK-FM (99.7 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W231AD (94.1 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W286AF (105.1 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPVA (90.1 FM; WAYNESBORO, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WACL (98.5 FM; ELKTON, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W294AJ (106.7 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WMXH-FM (105.7 FM; LURAY, VA; Owner: EASY RADIO, INC.)
  • WTON-FM (94.3 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: HIGH IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WQPO (100.7 FM; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WHTE-FM (101.9 FM; RUCKERSVILLE, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around University of Virginia:

  • W10CE (Channel 10; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: THE RECTOR & VISITORS OF UNIV. OF VA)
  • WHTJ (Channel 41; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVIR-TV (Channel 29; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W50CM (Channel 50; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: SHENANDOAH VALLEY EDUCUCATIONAL TV CORP.)
  • W64AO (Channel 64; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W76AG (Channel 76; CHARLOTTESVILLE,ETC., VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WADA-LP (Channel 55; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 15m49ftTotal length
  • $475,000Total costs
  • 88,367Total average daily traffic
  • 3,103Total average daily truck traffic

University of Virginia compared to Virginia state average:

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

University of Virginia on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Life, physical, and social science occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Food preparation and serving related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people living the same house as 1 year ago (population 5,000+))"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Educational services (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of divorced people (15+ years)(population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of females (15+ years) which never married (with at least 1,000 females in this group)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Life, physical, and social science occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of males (15+ years) which never married (with at least 1,000 males in this group)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of family households, population 1,000+"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Doctorate degrees (population 500+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of renters (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Office and administrative support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Accommodation and food services (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (population 500+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a bicycle to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #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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