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Charlottesville,VA index of house prices

Total population: 45,593 (Urban population: 45,049, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 20,401 (18,157 occupied: 7,597 owner occupied, 10,653 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

58%
State:

35%

Housing density: 1,988 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $409,490.

Median contract rent in 2016: $517 (lower quartile is $391, upper quartile is $644)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,321


Median gross rent in Charlottesville, VA in 2016: $596

Housing units in Charlottesville with a mortgage: 5,071 (142 second mortgage, 712 home equity loan, 8 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,534

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $99,446

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $62,826

Median monthly housing costs: $1,082


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Charlottesville, Virginia Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $297,691 (it was $117,800 in 2000)
Charlottesville:

$297,691
Virginia:

$264,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $218,457 - $425,124
Median year house/condo built: 1959

Median year apartment built: 1972

Household type by relationship:

Households: 46,094
  • In family households: 26,086 (3,838 male householders, 4,552 female householders)
    5,865 spouses, 8,916 children (8,569 natural, 145 adopted, 188 stepchildren), 705 grandchildren, 442 brothers or sisters, 376 parents, 363 other relatives, 1,042 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 17,745 (4,512 male householders (2,689 living alone)), 5,408 female householders (3,697 living alone)), 7,894 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,562

Size of family households: 4,011 2-persons, 2,085 3-persons, 1,400 4-persons, 510 5-persons, 228 6-persons, 138 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,387 1-person, 2,250 2-persons, 456 3-persons, 714 4-persons, 82 5-persons, 59 6-persons, 23 7-or-more-persons.

4,301 married couples with children.
2,040 single-parent households (513 men, 1,527 women).

84.0% of residents of Charlottesville speak English at home.
4.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
4.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
4.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (67% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.8% of residents speak other language at home (37% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 28% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 5,784 (12.5%)
(27.4% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.7
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.4
State:

4.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Charlottesville, Virginia:

  • 9no bedroom
  • 1501 bedroom
  • 1,3342 bedrooms
  • 3,8223 bedrooms
  • 1,7784 bedrooms
  • 4585+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Charlottesville population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Charlottesville, Virginia:

  • 468no bedroom
  • 2,3381 bedroom
  • 4,1072 bedrooms
  • 2,5203 bedrooms
  • 9334 bedrooms
  • 2985+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Charlottesville population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Charlottesville in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 272no vehicle
  • 2,6551 vehicle
  • 3,2522 vehicles
  • 9303 vehicles
  • 3964 vehicles
  • 695+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Charlottesville population

Cars and other vehicles available in Charlottesville in renter-occupied apartments

  • 1,845no vehicle
  • 4,7361 vehicle
  • 2,9492 vehicles
  • 7423 vehicles
  • 2004 vehicles
  • 2015+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Charlottesville population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Charlottesville, Virginia:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 803 rooms
  • 5004 rooms
  • 1,2975 rooms
  • 1,6336 rooms
  • 1,1407 rooms
  • 1,2698 rooms
  • 1,6579+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Charlottesville population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Charlottesville, Virginia:

  • 3771 room
  • 6652 rooms
  • 1,6273 rooms
  • 3,0524 rooms
  • 2,1465 rooms
  • 1,3736 rooms
  • 6527 rooms
  • 3488 rooms
  • 3969+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Charlottesville population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Charlottesville, VA household income distribution

  • Charlottesville, VA household income distribution
  • 2,474Less than $10,000
  • 816$10,000 to $14,999
  • 795$15,000 to $19,999
  • 889$20,000 to $24,999
  • 716$25,000 to $29,999
  • 747$30,000 to $34,999
  • 810$35,000 to $39,999
  • 861$40,000 to $44,999
  • 628$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,084$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,625$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,028$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,654$100,000 to $124,999
  • 816$125,000 to $149,999
  • 862$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,235$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Charlottesville, VA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Charlottesville, VA
  • 56Less than $10,000
  • 47$15,000 to $19,999
  • 36$20,000 to $24,999
  • 8$25,000 to $29,999
  • 19$30,000 to $34,999
  • 5$40,000 to $49,999
  • 39$50,000 to $59,999
  • 17$60,000 to $69,999
  • 9$70,000 to $79,999
  • 57$80,000 to $89,999
  • 31$90,000 to $99,999
  • 263$100,000 to $124,999
  • 166$125,000 to $149,999
  • 277$150,000 to $174,999
  • 507$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,308$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,351$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,433$300,000 to $399,999
  • 803$400,000 to $499,999
  • 684$500,000 to $749,999
  • 387$750,000 to $999,999
  • 121$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 37$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 25$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Charlottesville, VA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Charlottesville, VA
  • 152Less than $100
  • 179$100 to $149
  • 49$150 to $199
  • 131$200 to $249
  • 136$250 to $299
  • 39$300 to $349
  • 79$350 to $399
  • 116$400 to $449
  • 244$450 to $499
  • 387$500 to $549
  • 338$550 to $599
  • 349$600 to $649
  • 423$650 to $699
  • 472$700 to $749
  • 461$750 to $799
  • 1,777$800 to $899
  • 963$900 to $999
  • 1,744$1,000 to $1,249
  • 1,004$1,250 to $1,499
  • 702$1,500 to $1,999
  • 281$2,000 to $2,499
  • 163$2,500 to $2,999
  • 103$3,000 to $3,499
  • 9$3,500 or more
  • 267No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2,7712010 or later
  • 2,1992000 to 2009
  • 7231990 to 1999
  • 8491980 to 1989
  • 2711970 to 1979
  • 174Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Charlottesville population
Charlottesville commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 804
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 3,389
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 5,752
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 5,243
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 2,909
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 784
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,385
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 279
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 346
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 597
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 616
  • 90 or more minutes: 260
Charlottesville, VA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 57.2%
Number of people working at home: 1,797 (7.4% of all workers)

Charlottesville mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 27,742 (70%)
  • Carpooled: 4,720 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,437 (4%)
  • Subway or elevated: 7 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 8 (0%)
  • Taxi: 533 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 533 (1%)
  • Walked: 2,760 (7%)
  • Worked at home: 1,797 (5%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 3,860
 English: 1,571
 Irish: 1,021
 German: 983
 European: 740
 Scottish: 384
 Scotch-Irish: 368
 Italian: 337
 Arab: 276
 Eastern European: 197
 Polish: 186
 British: 180
 Afghan: 179
 African: 170
 Welsh: 166
 French (except Basque): 153
 Swedish: 139
 Iraqi: 127
 Russian: 94
 Dutch: 89
 Norwegian: 73
 Croatian: 72
 Ukrainian: 66
 Northern European: 65
 Turkish: 64
 South African: 62
 Greek: 58
 Ethiopian: 57
 Yugoslavian: 53
 Brazilian: 52
 Swiss: 49
 Canadian: 40
 Jamaican: 39
 Portuguese: 38
 Scandinavian: 32
 Iranian: 31
 Slovak: 26
 Belgian: 25
 Romanian: 22
 Egyptian: 21
 Lebanese: 21
 Nigerian: 18
 Ghanaian: 17
 French Canadian: 16
 Austrian: 16
 Moroccan: 15
 Haitian: 15
 Czech: 14
 Latvian: 13
 Palestinian: 13
 Syrian: 11
 Somali: 11
 Danish: 11
 Cape Verdean: 10
 Finnish: 9
 Serbian: 9
 Armenian: 8
 Lithuanian: 8
 Hungarian: 7
 Estonian: 7
 Australian: 4
 West Indian: 4
 Cypriot: 2

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 13%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 9%Mexico
  • 9%Iraq
  • 6%India
  • 5%Burma
  • 5%Thailand
  • 4%Korea

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 21,655
  • Other state: 17,751
  • Northeast: 5,471
  • Midwest: 2,775
  • South: 7,554
  • West: 1,948

73% of Charlottesville residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 24% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 67% lived in Virginia.

Charlottesville:

72.9%
State average:

84.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 160
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 35
  • 5th and 6th grade: 146
  • 7th and 8th grade: 173
  • 9th grade: 188
  • 10th grade: 164
  • 11th grade: 125
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 300
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,048
  • Less than 1 year of college: 449
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,535
  • Associate degree: 557
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,400
  • Master's degree: 1,866
  • Professional school degree: 924
  • Doctorate degree: 846

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 175
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 72
  • 5th and 6th grade: 130
  • 7th and 8th grade: 207
  • 9th grade: 171
  • 10th grade: 137
  • 11th grade: 327
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 154
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,095
  • Less than 1 year of college: 725
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,479
  • Associate degree: 642
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,620
  • Master's degree: 2,647
  • Professional school degree: 953
  • Doctorate degree: 712

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.0%Males
  • 2.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 3.4%Males
  • 5.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 2.3%Males
  • 7.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 2.0%Males
  • 11.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 1.3%Males
  • 4.7%Females
Charlottesville marital status for males
Charlottesville marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 9,895
  • One, attached: 2,047
  • Two: 1,973
  • 3 or 4: 606
  • 5 to 9: 1,695
  • 10 to 19: 1,910
  • 20 to 49: 1,009
  • 50 or more: 975
  • Mobile homes: 246

Median worth of mobile homes: $11,340

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.7%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.6%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Charlottesville:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Charlottesville
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (62.7%)
  • Electricity (31.6%)
  • Wood (2.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.8%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)
  • Solar energy (0.1%)
  • Electricity (64.2%)
  • Utility gas (32.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 408
Here:

14.6%
Virginia:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 159
Here:

12.4%
Virginia:

9.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 362
Here:

5.0%
Virginia:

19.9%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)