Boyce, VA

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Boyce Profile


Overview

Boyce is a tiny town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 627 people and just one neighborhood, Boyce is the 297th largest community in Virginia. Boyce has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Boyce, where the median household income is $99,479.00.

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

Occupations and Workforce

Boyce is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 88.45% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Boyce is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Boyce who work in office and administrative support (12.04%), management occupations (11.30%), and teaching (10.81%).

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

Setting & Lifestyle

In addition, Boyce is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.

Because of many things, Boyce is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Boyce a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Boyce has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Boyce’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Boyce is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Boyce, the average commute to work is 39.42 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Boyce Demographics

The citizens of Boyce are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 35.39% of adults in Boyce have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Boyce in 2018 was $37,780, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $151,120 for a family of four. However, Boyce contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Boyce is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Boyce home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Boyce residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Boyce include German, English, Irish, French, and Italian.

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


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Boyce, VA HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to VA* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
A.s. Rhodes Elem School
224 W Strasburg Rd
Front Royal, VA 22630
KG-05
Boyce Elem School
119 W Main St
Boyce, VA 22620
PK-05
Clarke County High School
627 Mosby Blvd.
Berryville, VA 22611
09-12
Johnson-Williams Middle School
200 Swan Ave
Berryville, VA 22611
06-08
Skyline High School
151 Skyline Vista Drive
Front Royal, VA 22630
09-12
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

CLARKE CO PBLC SCHS


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District Quality Compared to Virginia

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Better than of VA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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School District Enrollment By Group

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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 21.3% 44.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 17.7% 39.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.5% 4.9%

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