What you need to know about Charlottesville, VA

Home to Thomas Jefferson’s architectural masterpiece, Monticello, and the University of Virginia, Charlottesville is filled with an impressive collection of historic buildings that transport visitors to the past, while the city’s fine restaurants, unique shops, orchards and vineyards provide a glimpse of the future. Nearby Shenandoah National Park offers breathtaking views and spectacular hiking.  

Top 10 College Towns  2014
Top 10 Affordable Health Care Cities 2014


Up by 6.99%
aerial view of the Pentagon
8 Things to Do in Virginia
The Pentagon, Monticello, Downtown Mall are among must-sees
Monticello reflected in a pond
Why Charlottesville Is One of America's Best Places to Live
Amenities, schools, cultural life set this city apart

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Median Home Price

Higher than the state average


Homes Owned 41.63%
41.63% Complete
Homes Rented 58.37%
58.37% Complete

Real Estate

In Charlottesville, Virginia

Ready to move to Charlottesville? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Charlottesville.


In Charlottesville, Virginia

The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Charlottesville rates.

Median Household Income

Lower than the national average


In Charlottesville, Virginia

Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Charlottesville.


Most residents are
10-24 Years old


In Charlottesville, Virginia

Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Charlottesville.


Bachelor’s Degree 49%
49% Complete
Graduated High School 89%
89% Complete

Charlottesville, VA's Rankings

Top 10 College Towns  2014
Top 10 Affordable Health Care Cities 2014
Top 10 Cities For Book Lovers 2010
Top 10 Beer Cities 2012
Top 10 College Towns 2010