Charlottesville Community Profile

 

Date of Incorporation

1888

Form of Government

Council-Manager

Current Population Estimate (2000 Census)

45,049

University Students Residing within City (2002)

9,000

Population Density (per acre)

6.49

Land Area (sq. miles)

10.4

Unemployment Rate

2.6%

Total Property Values (2002)

$2,691,009,677

Taxable Sales (2000)

$696,084,000

Median Family Income (2000)

$45,100

Building Permits (2002)

1,933

Education (number of City School students 2002)

4,425

Miles of Streets

156

Number of Acres Parks & Playgrounds

987

Number of Libraries

3

Number of Streetlights

4,150

Bond Rating (general obligation bonds)

Moody's AAA

Area of City

10.846 sq. miles (6,942 acres)

Location

Latitude 38 degrees 02 min N,

Longitude 78 degrees 31 min W

Elevation

400 to 600 feet above sea level

Climate

Mean temperature 56.9 F

Average annual rainfall

44.34 inches


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