Charlottesville, Virginia 

40 Reviews | Review This Place | Photos and Maps

Population

46,487

+10.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.5%

Median Income

$47,218

Median Home Price

$288,800

Best Places to Live in Charlottesville, Virginia

College town - West-central Virginia at base of Blue Ridge Mountains, 75 miles northeast of Richmond
Pros
-Historic interest
-College-town amenities
-Attractive setting
Cons
-Rising home prices
-Air service
-Rapid growth

Local Listings in Charlottesville, VA
 $338,463 
1811 Marietta Dr # A0WC4T
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 | 1904 SqFt
 $338,463 
1811 Marietta Dr # A0WC4T
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 | 1904 SqFt
 $330,000 
1017 Birdwood Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1556 SqFt
 $250,000 
202 Turkey Ridge Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 2.0 | 1304 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Charlottesville Metro Area

The city is one of many in Virginia set attractively in agricultural land against mountains, in this case the Blue Ridge. It is home to the dignified University of Virginia, which was founded and designed by Thomas Jefferson in the 18th century as an architectural model for a university. The city possesses a special mix of college-town and historic amenities. The commercial downtown area is separated from the campus and a small commercial area by a railroad grade; that small commercial area and the campus could star in any film about college life. Streets all through town, including the residential districts near campus, are shaded with abundant magnolias and other shade trees. Most of the town is easily accessed by foot or bicycle.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Virginia
County: Charlottesville city County
Metro Area: Charlottesville Metro Area
Political Ideology: Strongly liberal
City: Charlottesville
Zip Codes: 22903 22901 22902
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 480 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Charlottesville is 2.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Charlottesville jobs have increased by 3.69%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Charlottesville's cost of living is 18.90% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Charlottesville's Cost of Living

VOTING
Charlottesville city county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Charlottesville's population is 46,487 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 9.98%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Charlottesville is $288,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.92%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Charlottesville

SCHOOLS
Charlottesville public schools spend $16,484 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11.4 students per teacher in Charlottesville. More Education


Best Places to Live in Charlottesville Rankings


Housing Market in Charlottesville

It's a good time to buy in Charlottesville. Home Appreciation is up 2.5% in the last 12 months. Browse Charlottesville Real Estate or Find top agents in Charlottesville

The median home price in Charlottesville is $288,800. Browse Homes in this Range.


View More Data >

Reviews for Charlottesville   40 Reviews
Fun but expensive - 3/5/2019
Charlottesville is a beautiful college town. Just be forewarned that it comes with a lot of traffic and very high real estate prices. A small colonial in town in a good... Read More

Start Your Review of Charlottesville


Did not want to leave! - 3/18/2018
I went to UVa in the late 70's and spent nearly 6 years there as an undergrad and afterward as a townie. Probably the best years of my life. I only left to pursue... Read More

loved it here and sick missing it. - 3/7/2017
Want to start by saying we have lived in Boise, San Francisco, Seattle, Corvallis-Oregon, Yakima-Washington, Las Vegas, Baltimore, Manhattan-Kansas, Enterprise-Alabama,... Read More


View More Data >

COMPARE COST OF LIVING
Compare Charlottesville, Virginia to any other place in the USA.

MAPS OF CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA
Check out the latest Maps in a variety of categories including cost of living, population, and commute time.Charlottesville,Virginia Map
ZIP CODES IN CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA
22903 22901 22902

PREMIUM SUBSCRIPTION

Includes Cost of Living compares for child care, utilities, transportation, health, taxes, housing for home owners vs renters, weather, insurance premiums and so much more.

Try Now

NEW LISTINGS IN CHARLOTTESVILLE VA
$338,463
1811 Marietta Dr # A0WC4T
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

$330,000
1017 Birdwood Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$250,000
202 Turkey Ridge Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 2.0 |

$318,500
2484 Indian Laurel Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

$252,900
1516 Broad Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1.0 |

$339,900
2012 Locke Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

Join BestPlaces