Best Places to Live in Virginia

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What you need to know about Virginia

Agriculture has always been a key contributor to the Virginia economy, and today 33 percent of the land remains devoted to farming. Other key industries in Virginia are the military, government services and technology, with Virginia having the highest concentration of technology workers of any state. Best places to live in Virginia include Arlington, Alexandria, Tysons Corner, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake and Norfolk. More than 175 colleges and universities are in the Commonwealth.

Population

8,185,131
Up by 6%
A colorful mural depicting Abingdon, VA’s history sits on the wall of local Brandywine Antiques
Public Art Beautifies Abingdon, VA
Public art installations enrich, inspire community
Johnston Memorial Hospital in Abingdon, VA
Washington County, VA Health Overview
Johnston Memorial continues to add services to its medical lineup
The historic Barter Theatre in Abingdon, Virginia opened in 1933, and it is one of the longest running professional theaters in the nation.
Abingdon, VA Blends Unique Businesses with History, Charm
Abingdon's central business district thrives
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The planned Highlands Commercial Development in Washington County, VA.
Businesses in Abingdon, VA and Washington County
Economic sectors continue to surge forward

Housing

Homes Owned 67%
67% Complete
Homes Rented 33%
33% Complete

Median Home Price

$243,500
Higher than the national average

Median Household Income

$64,792
Higher than the national average

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 36%
36% Complete
Graduated High School 88%
88% Complete

Residents

Most residents are
5-17 Years old

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Public Art Beautifies Abingdon, VA
Public art installations enrich, inspire community

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Johnston Memorial continues to add services to its medical lineup

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Abingdon's central business district thrives

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Best Places to Live in Virginia