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Popular Charlottesville Apartments
Midlothian, Virginia, 23112
1 Bedroom$859 - $1,372
2 Bedrooms$899 - $1,474
3 Bedrooms$1,129 - $1,199
Richmond, Virginia, 23294
1 Bedroom$864 - $1,273
2 Bedrooms$951 - $1,463
3 Bedrooms$1,192 - $1,654
Richmond, Virginia, 23229
1 Bedroom$635 - $769
2 Bedrooms$719 - $824
3 Bedrooms$854 - $935
Glen Allen, Virginia, 23059
1 Bedroom$923 - $1,710
2 Bedrooms$1,295 - $1,969
3 Bedrooms$1,722 - $2,583
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Charlottesville Apartment Rental Market
Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 15.7% 7.9% +7.8% $10,000 to $14,999 8.7% 5.3% +3.4% $15,000 to $19,999 9.4% 5.5% +3.9% $20,000 to $24,999 8.2% 6.0% +2.2% $25,000 to $29,999 6.6% 6.1% +0.5% $30,000 to $34,999 6.4% 6.0% +0.4% $35,000 to $39,999 6.5% 5.8% +0.7% $40,000 to $44,999 4.3% 5.6% -1.3% $45,000 to $49,999 4.2% 5.0% -0.8% $50,000 to $59,999 7.1% 9.2% -2.1% $60,000 to $74,999 8.2% 11.1% -2.9% $75,000 to $99,999 7.1% 11.4% -4.3% $100,000 to $124,999 3.0% 6.2% -3.2% $125,000 to $149,999 1.9% 3.3% -1.4% $150,000 to $199,999 1.4% 3.0% -1.6% $200,000 or more 1.3% 2.7% -1.4%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 5.5% 6.0% -0.5% 10.0% to 14.9% 9.2% 12.1% -2.9% 15.0% to 19.9% 10.4% 15.5% -5.1% 20.0% to 24.9% 12.5% 13.8% -1.3% 25.0% to 29.9% 9.0% 10.9% -1.9% 30.0% to 34.9% 7.2% 7.6% -0.4% 35.0% to 39.9% 5.7% 5.1% +0.6% 40.0% to 49.9% 7.6% 6.3% +1.3% 50.0% or more 27.2% 14.9% +12.3% Not computed 5.7% 7.7% -2.0%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 31.5% 13.4% +18.1% 25 to 34 years 28.7% 30.0% -1.3% 35 to 44 years 17.5% 23.6% -6.1% 45 to 54 years 10.4% 14.4% -4.0% 55 to 64 years 5.2% 7.3% -2.1% 65 to 74 years 3.6% 5.2% -1.6% 75 to 84 years 2.4% 4.3% -1.9% 85 years and over 0.8% 1.7% -0.9%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 60.0% 33.1% +26.9% 30 to 44 minutes 14.6% 25.4% -10.8% 45 to 59 minutes 3.3% 14.8% -11.5% 60 or more minutes 22.1% 26.7% -4.6%
Source: 2000 Census
Charlottesville is truly one place that has it all. This central Virginia city's population of 47,000 live in the number one ranked place in the United States to live. It's walkable, it's got a great cost of living, it's family friendly and has a very good climate. It sits on the Rvanna River and the Smokey Mountains are just 20 miles to the west.
It played important roles in both the Revolutionary and Civil Wars yet its architecture was untouched by either. When you start the process of finding a Charlottesville apartment, you'll quickly realize the options you have.
Three Presidents Slept Here
For such a small city, Charlottesville has many attractions. It was home to three Presidents (Jefferson, Madison and Monroe) which not only provides their homes for visiting but scholarly study as well. It is home to the University of Virginia which provides many cultural activities as well.
The downtown area houses several excellent live performance theatres as well as an art museum. The Shenandoah National Park offers so many recreational activities that it will be a constant place to visit. There are a number of parks, golf courses and other outdoor venues throughout the city. Regardless of where your Charlottesville apartment is located, you'll be close to things to do.
You'll find great places to eat just as easily too. Start the day at the Bluegrass Grill and Bakery which has some of the best pancakes anywhere. There are plenty of ethnic cuisines to choose from and many are locally owned. Zocalo is a wonderful place to sit and watch the world go by while you have very good food. For more upscale dining, Ristorante Al Dente gets all the reviews for their food and wine list. Hamilton's and Fleurie also rank right up there. You won't be disappointed.
At night, the scene can be what ever you want. Since it is a college town you'll find plenty of cheaper, lively places to drink. Coupe Deville's and the White Spot are two places to start. If your taste runs more toward live music, Miller's Restaurant presents some of the best music in town as do a couple of the coffee houses. Michael's Bistro is the local artsy dive bar and a lot of fun. Once in your Charlottesville apartment, you'll find your new personal favorites, but these give you a place to start.
Average Apartment Rent in Charlottesville, Virginia
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Does Charlottesville have a downtown area where a lot of people walk around?
Yes. Charlottesville's Historic Downtown Mall is maintained by Charlottesville Parks and Recreation Department. This pedestrian mall is home to more than 120 shops and 30 restaurants located on and around old Main Street Charlottesville. The area also includes movie theaters, and indoor skating arena, and various coffee shops. The Virginia Discovery Museum located on the East End encourages hands-on participation in learning with many exhibits that change during the year.
Do most people in Charlottesville rely on public transportation?
Not all, but a lot of people do. In fact, the number of people who take public transportation in Charlottesville is 129 percent greater than the Virginia average and 176 percent greater than the national average. These figures indicate that Charlottesville has an adequate public transit system. Local bus transportation provider Charlottesville Area Transit is augmented by JAUNT, a regional paratransit van service. The Charlottesville Amtrak Station and Greyhound Lines provide intercity service.
Are there museums in Charlottesville or nearby?
Charlottesville is home to a plethora of museums, several of which are located on the University of Virginia campus. These include the University of Virginia Art Museum, and the Leander McCormick Observatory. Other museums in town are Virginia Discovery Museum, the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection, and the Lewis & Clark Exploratory Center. The College of William and Mary is also home to Ash Lawn-Highland, which is a historic house museum, a 535-acre working farm, and performing arts venue.