Vienna is a medium-sized town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 16,473 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Vienna is the 56th largest community in Virginia.
Vienna home prices are not only among the most expensive in Virginia, but Vienna real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Vienna is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 93.69% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Vienna is a town of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Vienna who work in management occupations (19.69%), business and financial occupations (14.57%), and computer science and math (8.43%).
Also of interest is that Vienna has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 14.62% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
Because of many things, Vienna is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Vienna 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, Vienna has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Vienna’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Vienna, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.52 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
Even though Vienna is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the subway for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
If knowledge is power, Vienna is a pretty powerful place. 69.26% of the adults in Vienna 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 Vienna in 2018 was $76,538, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $306,152 for a family of four.
Vienna is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Vienna home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Vienna residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Vienna include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.
In addition, Vienna has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (22.15%).
The most common language spoken in Vienna is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.