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Population (year 2000): 31,907
Males: 15,337 (48.1%), Females: 16,570 (51.9%)

Fairfax County

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Median resident age: 35.4 years
Median household income: $78,946 (year 2000)
Median house value: $192,100 (year 2000)

Franconia, VA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Franconia:

  • White Non-Hispanic (65.0%)
  • Black (13.6%)
  • Hispanic (7.3%)
  • Two or more races (3.8%)
  • Korean (2.3%)
  • Other race (2.3%)
  • Vietnamese (1.7%)
  • Other Asian (1.7%)
  • Asian Indian (1.7%)
  • Filipino (1.7%)
  • Chinese (1.4%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (15.6%), Irish (13.2%), English (11.2%), Italian (7.9%), United States (4.1%), Polish (3.2%).

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Elevation: 250 feet

Land area: 7.1 square miles

Franconia,

For population 25 years and over in Franconia

  • High school or higher: 95.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 58.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 24.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 33.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Franconia CDP

  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 56.4%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 2.6%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

18.5% Foreign born (9.4% Asia, 4.1% Latin America, 2.4% Europe, 2.3% Africa).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: VA (6.4 miles Annandale, pop. 54,994).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: DC Washington, (14.0 miles pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (162.1 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: VA (2.7 miles Springfield, Belvoir, VA (3.0 miles Fort Hill, VA Rose (3.4 miles Vernon, VA Mount (4.0 miles VA (4.1 miles Newington, VA (4.3 miles Lincolnia, VA (4.4 miles Groveton, Springfield, VA (4.9 miles North

Latitude: 38.76 N, Longitude: 77.15 W


Industries providing employment: Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (20.3%), Public administration (19.4%), Educational,health and social services (14.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -13,522 (-42.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,346 (6.8%)

Average climate in Franconia, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Franconia-area historical tornado activity is above Virginia state average. It is 31% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.9 miles away from the Franconia city center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 9/5/1979, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.0 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Franconia:
  • INOVA ALEXANDRIA HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; ALEXANDRIA, VA)
  • LYNN HOUSE OF POTOMAC VALLEY (about 5 miles; ALEXANDRIA, VA)
  • MT VERNON HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; ALEXANDRIA, VA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Franconia:
  • RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL (about 11 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: DCA)
  • ANDREWS AFB (about 20 miles; CAMP SPRINGS, MD; ID: ADW)
  • WASHINGTON DULLES INTERNATIONAL (about 24 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: IAD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Franconia:
  • SOUTH CAPITOL STREET (about 13 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: 09W)
  • MARYLAND (about 13 miles; INDIAN HEAD, MD; ID: 2W5)
  • POTOMAC AIRFIELD (about 15 miles; FRIENDLY, MD; ID: VKX)

Amtrak stations near Franconia:
  • 7 miles: LORTON (AUTO-TRAIN) (LORTON, 8006 LORTON RD.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 7 miles: ALEXANDRIA (110 CALLAHAN DR.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: WOODBRIDGE (1040 EXPRESS WAY). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Franconia:
  • NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 7 miles; ANNANDALE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 19,406)
  • MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; ARLINGTON, VA; FT enrollment: 2,479)
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 16,045)
  • AMERICAN UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 8,859)
  • GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 11,674)
  • HOWARD UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 9,297)
  • UNIVERSITY OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (about 14 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 3,223)

Notable locations in Franconia: Allen Industrial Park (A), Hilltop Industrial Park (B), Fleet Industrial Park (C), Franconia Hills (D), Department of Motor Vehicles Franconia (E), Kingstowne Visitors Center (F), Fairfax County Fire Station Company 5 (G), Fairfax County Police Station Number 6 (H).

Shopping Center: Hayfield Plaza Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Franconia include: Reality Gospel Church (A), Saint Johns Lutheran Church (B), Saint Lawrence Catholic Church (C), Bethel Gospel Church (D), Beulah Church (E), Laurel Grove Baptist Church (F), Mount Calvary Community Church (G), Olivet Episcopal Church (H).

Reservoir: Hilltop Pond (A).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Piney Run (A).

Parks in Franconia include: Tara Village Park (1), Dogue Creek Stream Park (2), Beulah Park (3), Wickford Park (4).


Franconia compared to Virginia state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Franconia:
  • WKDL (730 AM; 8 kW; ALEXANDRIA, VA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALEXANDRIA LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WABS (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WFAX (1220 AM; 5 kW; FALLS CHURCH, VA; Owner: NEWCOMB BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WZHF (1390 AM; 5 kW; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMAL (630 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WTNT (570 AM; 5 kW; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Franconia:
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WJZW (105.9 FM; WOODBRIDGE, VA; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WETA (90.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMZQ-FM (98.7 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WAVA (105.1 FM; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGMS-FM (103.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WAMU (88.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE EXEC. COMM. OF THE BD. OF TRUSTEES OF AMERICAN UNIV.)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMMJ (102.3 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWZZ (104.1 FM; WALDORF, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WPFW (89.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Franconia:
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WNVT (Channel 53; GOLDVEIN, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • W42BE (Channel 42; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: FAIRFAX LOW POWER CO.)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)

 

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