Midlothian, Virginia Information
Once a sleepy coal town, Midlothian, Virginia has managed to maintain its quaint historical charm all the while growing.
Historically, Midlothian, Virginia was founded in 1703. The early settlers mined the first production of coal in the United States. The production helped to arm patriots during the US Revolution moving shells north for use by the First Continental Army. It is in the county of Chesterfield, just south of Richmond.
Midlothian, Virginia Details
A New Life
However, rebirth brought highways into Richmond, Virginia along with accessible water and sewage for Midlothian enhancing people’s desire to live there. The latest census results show that in 2010 the bedroom community had a little over 58,000 residents.
Home values in the area have increased by at least 5 percent in the past year and expected to continue growing another 2 percent in the coming year. Home owners have a median income of $93.000, with 57 percent of the population having college education, according to Zillow. Recent sales show the median sales price at $365,000. Eighty-seven percent of the community has owner occupied houses. The average cost to rent is $1,500 a month.
The suburban village just an hour from Washington, DC, has an active real estate market in the nearby towns such as Queensmill, Salisbury, Four Seasons, Walton Park, The Grove, Rosemont and Otterdale. As well, Chesterfield County are expected to see growth and higher property values in the coming years. For those looking for investment either in owning a home or a home to rent to others, this area continues to be up and coming.
And while the current real estate market is very pleasant for buyers and sellers, the weather in this region can be humid and muggy for the summer months, but winter temperatures rarely dip below 47 degrees.
The community is comprised of diversified social and economic backgrounds. Yet it continues to be among the highest area in the US for “work from home” professionals with those who telecommute at 7.31 percent. White collar professionals make up 83 percent of the community, with those working the blue-collar level as sales persons, real estate agents, office support, and skilled labor comprising the remaining 17 percent. Healthcare is the largest employer with 15 percent working in that field.
Seventy-eight percent of the residents are white, 9 percent are black, almost 5 percent are Asian, and Hispanics are at 4 percent.
A good academic backbone is important and the schools here have a 97 to 99 percent high school graduation rate, as well as 38 to 47 percent of the students being prepared to enter college. Focus is also placed on science and math with specialty programs to those who quality. Additionally, there is the Chesterfield Health and Science academy curriculum, pre-engineering, mass communications, visual and performing arts, leadership and international relations, humanities, Spanish immersions.
For the young working couple who are also parents, there are a variety of pre-school choices for your youngster. They include The Goddard School, Primrose School at Ironbrige Corner, the Chester Presbyterian Pre-School, and Childtime. Of course, the public school system also offers Head Start programs throughout the school districts.
A 20-minute ride will place you in Richmond with quick access to the interstates 95 and 295, as well as Route 66.
Located in Chesterfield County, Virginia, there are many tourist and historic attractions to visit. For instance, the Chesterfield Railroad in Midlothian or The John Marshall House historic house museum and National Historic Landmark in Richmond.
One big attraction, of course, are the coal mines at the Mid-Lothian Mines Park. Tours are given a few times a year. Runners can take advantage of the park atmosphere, as well as hikers. Pets are welcomed, but must remain on a leash at all times.
Whether looking to raise a young family or downsize and retire, this area could be just what you ordered. The Village has received accolades attesting to “best places” to live, and the top 10 “perfect suburbs” from Money magazine in 2007-08, and CNBC in 2011, respectively.
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