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Centreville, VA
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Centreville profile


Living in Centreville



Centreville is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 73,518 people and 18 associated neighborhoods, Centreville is the 15th largest community in Virginia.

Centreville home prices are not only among the most expensive in Virginia, but Centreville real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Also of interest is that Centreville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Centreville telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 17.25% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Another interesting thing about Centreville, despite not being a huge town, is that there is a relatively high proportion of people living here who are young, single, and upwardly-mobile professionals. This makes it a good choice for other relocating single professionals. Here, these young singles will find many others like themselves, with opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.

One downside of living in Centreville, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.18 minutes every day commuting to work.

If knowledge is power, Centreville is a pretty powerful place. 58.01% of the adults in Centreville have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Centreville in 2022 was $56,834, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $227,336 for a family of four.

Centreville is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Centreville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Centreville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Centreville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.52% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Centreville include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.

Centreville also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 35.38%.

The most common language spoken in Centreville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.