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Living In Gainesville, VA

Gainesville, a town in Virginia, has a population of just over 14,000. Families with young children are a common sight, as kids under 5 make up an above-average percentage of the community, while young adults account for a smaller percentage of the city. Overall, the city's population, with an average age of just under 34, is decidedly younger than most cities in Virginia. Just 19% of residents rent in Gainesville, as the majority own their homes. With an average rent of $1,887 per month, exceeding the state average by $603 a month, relatively high rent costs may be a contributing factor in the higher levels of ownership.

Gainesville residents have an average commute of about 46 minutes, longer than the Virginia average of about 30 minutes. Driving a vehicle is the typical mode of getting to work, opted for by 47% of commuters, while public transportation isn't used widely. Walking isn't a common means of commuting to work.

Gainesville has a large concentration of residents over the age of 25 who have advanced degrees compared to the national average (7%), as 12% possess a Master's degree or a Doctorate. Further, 23% have a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average. Workers are spread across a wide range of industries in Gainesville. The five most common are scientific, retail, public administration, healthcare, and education. Together, these industries make up 33% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the city's workers are in management, as 13% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any field. Gainesville workers earn an average annual income of around $138K, around $50,000 more than the average Virginia resident. Gainesville's average income also compares favorably to the national average of $73,345.


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