for middle income families has increased significantly in the past three to four
been losing population for quite awhile, but Albemarle County has been gaining
Cavalier Daily article nor this particular study (PDF)by the Weldon Cooper Center
for Public Service address the above statement directly, but the fact
that the City of Charlottesville is experiencing a slow decline or stagnation is
no surprise. Few people can afford to live in the City itself; most commute into
the City to work.
location within Albemarle County also plays a key role in its population
an island in the middle of the ocean that is Albemarle County,” Dr. Martin said.
“Housing availability is low, and prices are
Despite the recent
decline in population growth, there is some evidence of future
“In the last
three or four years, the real estate industry has come alive,” Caravati said.
“The amount of residential housing available for middle income families has
increased significantly in the past three to four
Really? In what world is
he living? Unless “middle income families” refers to those who can afford houses
costing at least $250k.
” The median
sales price for the entire market area in 2004 was $247,250 which is $18,000
more than the previous year?s figure.” – from Caar.com