Crozet VA Homes for Sale
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Crozet /ˌkroʊˈzeɪ/ is a census-designated place (CDP) in Albemarle County in the U.S. state of Virginia. It is situated along the I-64 corridor approximately 12 miles (19 km) west of Charlottesville and 21 miles (34 km) east of Staunton. Originally called “Wayland’s Crossing,” it was renamed in 1870 in honor of Colonel Claudius Crozet, the French-born civil engineer who directed the construction of the Blue Ridge Tunnel. The population was 5,565 at the 2010 census.
Crozet is part of the Charlottesville Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Crozet is located at (38.069922, -78.701576).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 9.7 km² (3.7 mi²), all land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 5,565 people, 2,119 households, and 1,522 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,504.1 people per square mile (573.7/km²). There were 2,229 housing units at an average density of 602.4/sq mi (229.8/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 90.2% White, 4.1% African American, 0.1% Native American, 3.3% Asian, 0.6% from other races, and 1.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.1% of the population. Crozet VA Homes for Sale
There were 2,119 households out of which 40.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.7% were married couples living together, 9.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.2% were non-families. 23.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.15. Crozet VA Homes for Sale
In the CDP the population was spread out with 29.8% under the age of 18, 4.4% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 26.2% from 45 to 64, and 11.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38.3 years. For every 100 females there were 88 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87 males. Crozet VA Homes for Sale
The median income for a household in the CDP was $68,608, and the median income for a family was $85,976. Males had a median income of $53,415 versus $41,292 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $32,266. About 4.6% of families and 7.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.2% of those under age 18 and 14.4% of those age 65 or over. Crozet VA Homes for Sale
Western Albemarle High School is a public high school serving the central area of Albemarle County. The school was opened in September 1977. It is situated at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains on a 75-acre (300,000 m2) site and has an approximate enrollment of 1,100 students. The school’s athletic mascot is the Warrior. Crozet VA Homes for Sale
J. T. Henley Middle School is a middle school, located on approximately 30 acres (120,000 m2) of land, that feeds into Western Albemarle High School. It was first opened in 1966. The school was built using the same blueprints as Jack Jouett Middle School. However, after a renovation/addition in 1999, the two schools differ slightly in design. Henley has a capacity of 690 students, although as of 2006 only 597 students were enrolled with 72 faculty members. The school’s athletics mascot is the Hornets, and the current Principal is Dr. Patrick McLaughlin. Crozet VA Homes for Sale
Directly opposite from Henley Middle School, on the same side of Route 250, is Brownsville Elementary, which shares an entrance from the highway with the middle school. Brownsville Elementary students graduate from the school to attend Henley Middle School. Crozet VA Homes for Sale
Crozet Elementary School (the newer building) is located in rural Crozet on Crozet Avenue, across the street from the original Crozet Elementary building. Named after Claudius Crozet, the school feeds into J. T. Henley Middle School. Crozet Elementary teaches kindergarten-5th grade. It has about 402 students. Crozet VA Homes for Sale
Other schools that feed into Henley are Meriwether Lewis Elementary aned Murray Elementary, both of which are located in the vicinity of Ivy, Virginia. Crozet VA Homes for Sale
Crozet is also home to a branch of the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library System. The Crozet Library was housed in a railway depot which was built in 1923 by theChesapeake and Ohio Railway. The new Crozet Library is [http://realcrozetva.com/2012/12/10/bricking-of-the-crozet-library/ now open. The Crozet/Western Albemarle Library, now open 52 hours each week, is a permanent public space that encourages and nurtures intellectual freedom and curiosity, and supports JMRL’s mission to help its communities grow, learn and connect. The building is designed to provide a collection of over 75,000 books. In addition to being an anchor for an active, growing community, the library stands as a permanent testament to the County and citizenry’s dedication to lifelong learning. Crozet VA Homes for Sale
- Crozet Park is a 22-acre (89,000 m2) 501(c)(3) non-profit recreational facility where various sports organizations local to Albemarle County come to play and practice throughout the year. It has fields for baseball, T-ball and soccer, as well as a year-round swimming pool, recreation center, three 36-foot QuickStart Tennis courts and several playgrounds.
- Mint Springs Valley Park contains three lakes and 502 acres (2.03 km2) of land, and boasts an extensive network of hiking trails which offer beautiful views of the surrounding area. Between Memorial Day and Labor Day, the park’s artificial beach is opened to the public and staffed with lifeguards.
- Beaver Creek Lake consists of 115 acres (0.47 km2) land and 104 acres (0.42 km2) water. Though no swimming is allowed, electric powered boats and crafts are welcomed. Beaver Creek Lake is stocked with sunfish, channel catfish, and largemouth bass.
- The Crozet Gators Swim Team attracts roughly 300 members and became the Jefferson Swim League champions for the first time in 2013.
Historically, Crozet was strategically important as a depot and transportation hub for the local apple and peach growing industries. Morton Frozen Foods had its flagship manufacturing plant located in Crozet from August 1, 1953 until the late 1990s. In 2000, food packaging company, ConAgra Foods, who last owned the brand, closed the plant, laying off more than 600 employees. Today Musictoday, acquired in 2014 by San Francisco-based Delivery Agent Inc., an interactive entertainment-commerce firm, operates out of the building. Crozet VA Homes for Sale