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1.01% growth
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1.91% growth
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2.25% growth
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1.82% decline


The economy of Charlottesville, VA employs 24,137 people. The economy of Charlottesville, VA is specialized in Educational Services; Accommodation & Food Service; and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services, which employ respectively 2.2; 1.5; and 1.38 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Charlottesville, VA are Educational Services (4,944), Healthcare & Social Assistance (4,076), and Accommodation & Food Service (2,927), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($50,557), Finance & Insurance ($44,233), and Utilities ($41,250).

Median household income in Charlottesville, VA is $50,727. Males in Charlottesville, VA have an average income that is 1.6 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,489. The income inequality of Charlottesville, VA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.512 which is higher than the national average.


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Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Charlottesville, VA. In Charlottesville city, VA the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 18-24 and 18-24, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 283 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $7,278. Petersburg city, VA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Virginia.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Charlottesville, VA is from the county of Charlottesville city, VA.

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Charlottesville, VA is home to a population of 45,538 people, from which 91.1% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Charlottesville, VA is composed of 30,038 White residents (66%), 8,488 Black residents (18.6%), 3,145 Asian residents (6.91%), 2,295 Hispanic residents (5.04%), and 1,345 Two+ residents (2.95%). The most common foreign languages in Charlottesville, VA are Spanish (1,819 speakers), Chinese (1,158 speakers), and Arabic (517 speakers), but compared to other places, Charlottesville, VA has a relative high number of Thai (119 speakers), Arabic (517 speakers), and Other West Germanic (62 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Charlottesville, VA awarded 7,656 degrees. The student population of Charlottesville, VA is skewed towards females, with 3,531 male students and 4,125 female students. Most students in Charlottesville, VA are White (4,758 and 62.1%), followed by Asian (801 and 10.5%), Black or African American (433 and 5.66%), and Hispanic or Latino (407 and 5.32%). The largest universities in Charlottesville, VA by number of graduates are University of Virginia-Main Campus (7,590 and 99%), Virginia School of Massage (66 and 0.86%), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Charlottesville, VA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (631 and 8.24%), General Economics (386 and 5.04%), and General Business (338 and 4.41%). The median tuition costs in Charlottesville, VA are N/A for private four year colleges, and $12,496 and $42,643 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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The median property value in Charlottesville, VA is $280,100, which is 1.37 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value decreased from $285,300 to $280,100, a 1.82% increase. The homeownership rate of Charlottesville, VA is 42.2%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Charlottesville, VA have an average commute time of 16.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Charlottesville, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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