Charlottesville Real Estate Market Overview

Could Charlottesville, VA be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Charlottesville. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Charlott...esville such as Palmyra and Crozet. When you’re ready, Trulia has 463 resale and new homes in Charlottesville lined up for you, including 15 open houses, and 30 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more


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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Charlottesville show a 9% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 6% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Charlottesville for Apr 21 to Jul 20 was $314,250 based on 266 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Charlottesville was $177, an increase of 5% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Charlottesville for Jun 21 to Jul 21 was $1,700.


Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in Charlottesville can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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Best Schools in Charlottesville

There are 28 schools in Charlottesville.

Elementary Schools

Virginia L. Murray Elementary School

Public, PK - 5


Hollymead Elementary School

Public, PK - 5


Meriwether Lewis Elementary School

Public, K - 5

Middle Schools

Mortimer Y. Sutherland Middle School

Public, 6 - 8


Jackson P. Burley Middle School

Public, 6 - 8


Jack Jouett Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

High Schools

Murray High School

Public, 9 - 12


Monticello High School

Public, 9 - 12


Albemarle High School

Public, 9 - 12


Get to know your neighbors in Charlottesville by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

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Most people in Charlottesville commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
92% commute by car
0% commute by bike
3% commute by public transportation
2% commute by foot

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