1 review
  1. Town in Virginia
C-
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Real Estate
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    C
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    C-

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$285,000
National
$176,700
Median Rent
$854
National
$904
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    13%
  • Own
    87%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    No Data
    264
  • Murder
    No Data
    5
  • Rape
    No Data
    37
  • Robbery
    No Data
    135
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    No Data
    575
  • Theft
    No Data
    2,114
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No Data
    257

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$64,441
National
$53,046
Children
12%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    1%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    6%
    18%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    54%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    15%
    14%

    Brightwood Reviews

    1 review
    Not a lot to do around here. I have to go either to culpeper, or charlottesville.
    • Niche User
    • Nov 5 2015
    • Overall Experience