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Charlottesville, VA (Virginia) Houses and Residents

Charlottesville,VA index of house prices

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

Houses: 20,280 (18,087 occupied: 7,775 owner occupied, 10,474 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

57%
State:

35%

Housing density: 1,976 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $379,858.

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


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,276


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

Housing units in Charlottesville with a mortgage: 5,237 (138 second mortgage, 691 home equity loan, 10 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,548

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $102,065

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $56,267

Median monthly housing costs: $1,073


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Charlottesville, Virginia Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $261,778 (it was $117,800 in 2000)
Charlottesville:

$261,778
Virginia:

$264,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $163,529 - $389,353
Median year house/condo built: 1959

Median year apartment built: 1971

Household type by relationship:

Households: 45,931
  • In family households: 25,294 (3,620 male householders, 4,341 female householders)
    5,457 spouses, 8,717 children (8,397 natural, 138 adopted, 165 stepchildren), 762 grandchildren, 490 brothers or sisters, 441 parents, 292 other relatives, 1,231 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 18,346 (4,644 male householders (2,922 living alone)), 5,702 female householders (3,922 living alone)), 8,038 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,658

Size of family households: 3,767 2-persons, 1,747 3-persons, 1,452 4-persons, 597 5-persons, 215 6-persons, 142 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,845 1-person, 2,228 2-persons, 567 3-persons, 598 4-persons, 82 5-persons, 31 6-persons, 28 7-or-more-persons.

3,796 married couples with children.
2,378 single-parent households (522 men, 1,856 women).

84.4% of residents of Charlottesville speak English at home.
4.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
3.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
5.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (61% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
1.8% of residents speak other language at home (38% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 31% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 5,728 (12.5%)
(27.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.8
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:

  • 24no bedroom
  • 1871 bedroom
  • 1,3822 bedrooms
  • 3,7733 bedrooms
  • 1,8704 bedrooms
  • 4845+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Charlottesville population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Charlottesville, Virginia:

  • 538no bedroom
  • 2,3861 bedroom
  • 3,9912 bedrooms
  • 2,3923 bedrooms
  • 9434 bedrooms
  • 2495+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Charlottesville population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 231no vehicle
  • 2,9811 vehicle
  • 3,1122 vehicles
  • 9993 vehicles
  • 3384 vehicles
  • 905+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Charlottesville population

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

  • 1,680no vehicle
  • 4,8081 vehicle
  • 2,8852 vehicles
  • 7573 vehicles
  • 1824 vehicles
  • 1755+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Charlottesville population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Charlottesville, Virginia:

  • 171 room
  • 302 rooms
  • 923 rooms
  • 4624 rooms
  • 1,2665 rooms
  • 1,6486 rooms
  • 1,2757 rooms
  • 1,3168 rooms
  • 1,6449+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Charlottesville population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Charlottesville, Virginia:

  • 4241 room
  • 7472 rooms
  • 1,5833 rooms
  • 2,9044 rooms
  • 2,2125 rooms
  • 1,3296 rooms
  • 6487 rooms
  • 2838 rooms
  • 3349+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Charlottesville population

Year house built

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
  • 2,395Less than $10,000
  • 789$10,000 to $14,999
  • 702$15,000 to $19,999
  • 956$20,000 to $24,999
  • 707$25,000 to $29,999
  • 799$30,000 to $34,999
  • 719$35,000 to $39,999
  • 942$40,000 to $44,999
  • 662$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,040$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,711$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,831$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,656$100,000 to $124,999
  • 849$125,000 to $149,999
  • 865$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,294$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
  • 66Less than $10,000
  • 43$15,000 to $19,999
  • 34$20,000 to $24,999
  • 14$25,000 to $29,999
  • 14$30,000 to $34,999
  • 24$40,000 to $49,999
  • 6$50,000 to $59,999
  • 18$60,000 to $69,999
  • 30$70,000 to $79,999
  • 35$80,000 to $89,999
  • 25$90,000 to $99,999
  • 153$100,000 to $124,999
  • 208$125,000 to $149,999
  • 281$150,000 to $174,999
  • 519$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,299$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,320$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,681$300,000 to $399,999
  • 780$400,000 to $499,999
  • 748$500,000 to $749,999
  • 378$750,000 to $999,999
  • 120$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 71$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 19$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Charlottesville, VA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Charlottesville, VA
  • 128Less than $100
  • 147$100 to $149
  • 76$150 to $199
  • 127$200 to $249
  • 119$250 to $299
  • 33$300 to $349
  • 48$350 to $399
  • 104$400 to $449
  • 255$450 to $499
  • 420$500 to $549
  • 300$550 to $599
  • 412$600 to $649
  • 539$650 to $699
  • 546$700 to $749
  • 463$750 to $799
  • 1,511$800 to $899
  • 1,065$900 to $999
  • 1,651$1,000 to $1,249
  • 834$1,250 to $1,499
  • 683$1,500 to $1,999
  • 321$2,000 to $2,499
  • 188$2,500 to $2,999
  • 39$3,000 to $3,499
  • 286No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2,7362010 or later
  • 2,4912000 to 2009
  • 7121990 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: 767
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 3,605
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 5,323
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 5,073
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 2,872
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 895
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,426
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 257
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 332
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 527
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 625
  • 90 or more minutes: 369
Charlottesville, VA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 55.6%
Number of people working at home: 1,613 (6.7% of all workers)

Charlottesville mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 28,229 (73%)
  • Carpooled: 3,918 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,540 (4%)
  • Subway or elevated: 5 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 6 (0%)
  • Taxi: 408 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 511 (1%)
  • Walked: 2,634 (7%)
  • Worked at home: 1,613 (4%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 4,608
 English: 1,404
 German: 978
 Irish: 821
 European: 797
 Scottish: 360
 Italian: 358
 Scotch-Irish: 339
 Arab: 268
 African: 182
 British: 169
 Eastern European: 164
 Polish: 160
 Afghan: 159
 Iraqi: 153
 French (except Basque): 123
 Swedish: 119
 Welsh: 118
 Dutch: 112
 Northern European: 101
 Russian: 83
 Iranian: 70
 Yugoslavian: 68
 Turkish: 67
 Swiss: 62
 Croatian: 60
 Ethiopian: 51
 Egyptian: 45
 Norwegian: 40
 Portuguese: 38
 Hungarian: 32
 Lebanese: 27
 Jamaican: 27
 Sudanese: 26
 Greek: 25
 French Canadian: 24
 Nigerian: 24
 South African: 23
 Brazilian: 22
 Cape Verdean: 19
 Romanian: 18
 Ukrainian: 18
 Austrian: 16
 Ugandan: 16
 Syrian: 16
 Belgian: 16
 Haitian: 15
 Czech: 15
 Slovak: 13
 Ghanaian: 13
 Canadian: 11
 Somali: 11
 Scandinavian: 11
 Moroccan: 11
 Danish: 11
 Albanian: 10
 Palestinian: 10
 Serbian: 10
 Latvian: 9
 Finnish: 9
 Lithuanian: 8
 Armenian: 8
 Estonian: 7
 West Indian: 5
 Cypriot: 2

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

  • 16%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 10%Iraq
  • 9%Mexico
  • 5%Burma
  • 5%India
  • 4%Thailand
  • 4%Korea

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

  • This state: 21,708
  • Other state: 17,444
  • Northeast: 5,709
  • Midwest: 2,791
  • South: 7,219
  • West: 1,712

73% of Charlottesville residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 23% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in Virginia.

Charlottesville:

73.4%
State average:

84.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 164
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 44
  • 5th and 6th grade: 160
  • 7th and 8th grade: 156
  • 9th grade: 182
  • 10th grade: 164
  • 11th grade: 140
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 239
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,941
  • Less than 1 year of college: 499
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,502
  • Associate degree: 458
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,309
  • Master's degree: 1,853
  • Professional school degree: 991
  • Doctorate degree: 903

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 135
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 69
  • 5th and 6th grade: 150
  • 7th and 8th grade: 211
  • 9th grade: 203
  • 10th grade: 149
  • 11th grade: 281
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 135
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,189
  • Less than 1 year of college: 635
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,534
  • Associate degree: 529
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,578
  • Master's degree: 2,612
  • Professional school degree: 921
  • Doctorate degree: 724

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.6%Males
  • 2.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 5.5%Males
  • 3.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 1.9%Males
  • 6.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 3.1%Males
  • 8.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 0.9%Males
  • 4.4%Females
Charlottesville marital status for males
Charlottesville marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,359
  • One, attached: 2,042
  • Two: 1,855
  • 3 or 4: 581
  • 5 to 9: 1,501
  • 10 to 19: 1,722
  • 20 to 49: 1,108
  • 50 or more: 885
  • Mobile homes: 177
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 10

Median worth of mobile homes: $12,045

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 2.1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Charlottesville:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Charlottesville
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (63.5%)
  • Electricity (31.7%)
  • Wood (2.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.8%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)
  • Solar energy (0.2%)
  • Electricity (64.5%)
  • Utility gas (32.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.0%)
  • 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): 380
Here:

14.8%
Virginia:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 134
Here:

9.3%
Virginia:

9.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 389
Here:

5.2%
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)