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Population (year 2000): 19,279. Estimated population in July 2005: 20,732 (+7.5% change)
Males: 8,677 (45.0%), Females: 10,602 (55.0%)

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Median resident age: 30.3 years
Median household income: $34,585 (year 2000)
Median house value: $135,800 (year 2000)

Fredericksburg, VA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Fredericksburg:

  • White Non-Hispanic (71.4%)
  • Black (20.4%)
  • Hispanic (4.9%)
  • Other race (2.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

Ancestries: English (13.5%), German (12.9%), Irish (12.0%), United States (5.9%), Italian (4.5%), Scottish (3.1%).

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Land area: 10.5 square miles

Fredericksburg,

For population 25 years and over in Fredericksburg

  • High school or higher: 80.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fredericksburg city

  • Never married: 41.9%
  • Now married: 37.9%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

5.2% Foreign born (3.0% Latin America, 1.1% Europe, 0.6% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -130 (-0.7%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: City, VA (25.5 miles Dale pop. 55,971).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: DC Washington, (52.7 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (198.2 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: VA (2.2 miles Falmouth, Courthouse, VA (10.6 miles Spotsylvania Harbour, VA (12.4 miles Aquia Beach, VA (15.8 miles Fairview Station, VA (17.9 miles Quantico Green, VA (19.2 miles Bowling VA (19.7 miles Quantico, VA (19.9 miles Triangle,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 21 buildings, average cost: $127,800
  • 1997: 18 buildings, average cost: $157,400
  • 1998: 31 buildings, average cost: $111,800
  • 1999: 234 buildings, average cost: $62,300
  • 2000: 41 buildings, average cost: $110,200
  • 2001: 72 buildings, average cost: $85,900
  • 2002: 103 buildings, average cost: $121,300
  • 2003: 46 buildings, average cost: $204,000
  • 2004: 170 buildings, average cost: $155,300
  • 2005: 410 buildings, average cost: $161,500

Latitude: 38.30 N, Longitude: 77.47 W

Area code: 540


Fredericksburg, Virginia business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.8%), Retail trade (13.2%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (12.2%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (11.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +10,104 (+52.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,065 (42.1%)


 

Crime in Fredericksburg by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2004
Murders 2 1 0 2
    per 100,000 10.4 5.2 0.0 10.4
Rapes 8 9 7 12
    per 100,000 41.5 46.7 36.3 62.2
Robberies 22 28 47 25
    per 100,000 114.1 145.2 243.8 129.7
Assaults 73 84 89 57
    per 100,000 378.7 435.7 461.6 295.7
Burglaries 91 75 70 79
    per 100,000 472.0 389.0 363.1 409.8
Thefts 900 761 680 852
    per 100,000 4668.3 3947.3 3527.2 4419.3
Auto thefts 70 61 86 78
    per 100,000 363.1 316.4 446.1 404.6
385.8 365.0 382.2 371.1


Average climate in Fredericksburg, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Fredericksburg-area historical tornado activity is above Virginia state average. It is 21% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.3 miles away from the Fredericksburg city center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 9/24/2001, a category 4 tornado 38.0 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused $2 million in damages.


Birthplace of: David Kimball - 2005 NFL player (New York Giants, born: Jan 13, 1982), John Maine - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Baltimore Orioles, born: May 8, 1981), Mike Matthews - 2005 Major League Baseball player (New York Mets, born: Oct 24, 1973), Chris Darnell - College basketball player (William & Mary Tribe), John Frye - College basketball player (Air Force Falcons), Tim Allmond - College basketball player (VMI Keydets).


Main business address for: COLLEGIATE FUNDING SERVICES INC (PERSONAL CREDIT INSTITUTIONS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Fredericksburg:
  • MARY WASHINGTON HOSPITAL (1001 SAM PERRY BOULEVARD)
  • SNOWDEN AT FREDERICKSBURG INC (1200 SAM PERRY BOULEVARD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Fredericksburg:
  • POTOMAC HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; WOODBRIDGE, VA)
  • PRINCE WILLIAM HOSP (about 31 miles; MANASSAS, VA)
  • CIVISTA MEDICAL CENTER (about 38 miles; LA PLATA, MD)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fredericksburg:
  • WASHINGTON DULLES INTERNATIONAL (about 44 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: IAD)
  • RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL (about 49 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: DCA)
  • ANDREWS AFB (about 55 miles; CAMP SPRINGS, MD; ID: ADW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Fredericksburg:
  • SHANNON (about 4 miles; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; ID: EZF)
  • STAFFORD REGIONAL (about 6 miles; STAFFORD, VA; ID: RMN)
  • HARTWOOD (about 16 miles; SOMERVILLE, VA; ID: 8W8)

Amtrak station:
FREDERICKSBURG (CAROLINE ST. & LAFAYETTE BLVD.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 14 $62,796 $53,825 1 $686
Fire - Other 1 $2,655 $31,860 0 $0
Firefighters 49 $193,174 $47,307 1 $407
Police - Other 24 $67,751 $33,875 8 $7,888
Financial Administration 27 $95,601 $42,489 6 $8,329
Parks and Recreation 28 $76,728 $32,883 54 $43,346
Police Protection - Officers 65 $313,866 $57,944 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 38 $141,829 $44,788 13 $16,767
Sewerage 17 $50,869 $35,907 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 26 $55,239 $25,494 0 $0
Health 1 $3,062 $36,744 0 $0
Welfare 31 $97,788 $37,853 1 $1,685
Streets and Highways 36 $106,190 $35,396 0 $0
Correction 2 $5,059 $30,354 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1 $3,762 $45,144 0 $0
Natural Resources 6 $15,651 $31,302 0 $0
Water Supply 4 $10,432 $31,296 0 $0
Transit 5 $14,964 $35,913 30 $36,334
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 281 $928,476 $39,650 66 $84,335
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 102 $234,796 $27,623 55 $81,338
Other and Unallocable 28 $103,633 $44,414 17 $11,488
Totals for Government 786 $2,584,319 $39,455 252 $292,604


Colleges/Universities in Fredericksburg:
  • MARY WASHINGTON COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 3,731; Location: 1301 COLLEGE AVE; Public; Website: www.mwc.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • STRAYER UNIVERSITY-FREDERICKSBURG CAMPUS (FT enrollment: 395; Location: 4500 PLANK RD; Private, for-profit; Website: www.strayer.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • COSMETOLOGY TRAINING CENTER (Location: 557 LAFAYETTE BLVD; Private, for-profit)
  • FREDERICKSBURG BIBLE INSTITUTE (Location: PO BOX 507; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • DOMINION BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION INC (Location: 1003 MAHONE ST; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Fredericksburg:
  • COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN MARYLAND (about 38 miles; LA PLATA, MD; Full-time enrollment: 3,439)
  • GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY (about 39 miles; FAIRFAX, VA; FT enrollment: 16,564)
  • NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 41 miles; ANNANDALE, VA; FT enrollment: 19,406)
  • J SARGEANT REYNOLDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 47 miles; RICHMOND, VA; FT enrollment: 4,906)
  • MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; ARLINGTON, VA; FT enrollment: 2,479)
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 51 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 16,045)
  • AMERICAN UNIVERSITY (about 52 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 8,859)
Public high schools in Fredericksburg:
  • STAFFORD SR. HIGH (Students: 1,908; Location: 33 STAFFORD INDIAN LANE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MASSAPONAX HIGH (Students: 1,869; Location: 8201 JEFFERSON DAVIS HWY; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CHANCELLOR HIGH (Students: 1,582; Location: 6300 HARRISON RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • JAMES MONROE HIGH (Students: 927; Location: 2300 WASHINGTON AVE; Grades: 08 - 12)
Private high schools in Fredericksburg:
  • FREDERICKSBURG CHRISTIAN SCHOO (Students: 946; Location: 9400 THORNTON ROLLING ROAD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • FREDERICKSBURG ACADEMY (Students: 338; Location: 132 FALCON DRIVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • THE KING'S ACADEMY (Students: 74; Location: 6109 PROSPECT ST; Grades: KG - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Fredericksburg:
  • T. BENTON GAYLE MIDDLE (Students: 1,110; Location: 100 PANTHER DRIVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • ROCKY RUN ELEM (Students: 922; Location: 95 RESERVOIR RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CHANCELLOR MIDDLE (Students: 854; Location: 6320 HARRISON RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • FREEDOM MIDDLE (Students: 821; Location: 7315 SMITH STATION RD.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SMITH STATION ELEM. (Students: 774; Location: 7320 SMITH STATION RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LEE HILL ELEM. (Students: 766; Location: 3600 LEE HILL SCHOOL DR; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WALKER-GRANT MIDDLE (Students: 742; Location: ONE LEARNING LN; Grades: 04 - 07)
  • HUGH MERCER ELEM. (Students: 734; Location: 2100 COWAN BLVD; Grades: KG - 03)
  • BATTLEFIELD MIDDLE (Students: 725; Location: 11120 LEAVELLS RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • FERRY FARM ELEM. (Students: 712; Location: 20 PENDLETON RD; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Fredericksburg:
  • ST PATRICK SCHOOL (Students: 209; Location: 9151 ELYS FORD RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • FERRY FARM BAPTIST CHURCH (Students: 200; Location: 1 WESTMORELAND DRIVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • TRUE VINE CHRISTIAN CHLDCRE II (Students: 53; Location: 4540 PLANK ROAD STE C; Grades: PK - 5)
  • FREDERICKSBURG MONTESSORI SCHO (Students: 44; Location: 302 SOPHIA STREET; Grades: PK - KG)
  • FREDERICKSBURG SDA JR. ACADEMY (Students: 24; Location: 7340 PLANK RD; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Fredericksburg:
  • CENTRAL RAPPAHANNOCK REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $8,039,974; Location: 1201 CAROLINE STREET; 354,371 books; 27,374 audio materials; 21,057 video materials; 1,967 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Fredericksburg: Battlefield Industrial Park (A), Westwood Office Park (B), Shannon Green Golf Course (C), Rising Sun Tavern (D), Alvey Hall (E), Gari Melcher Memorial Gallery (F), The Chimneys (G), Ann Mason Hall (H), Curtis Hall (I), Jepson Science Center (J), Ridderhof Martin Gallery (K), George Washington Hall (L), George Washington Masonic Museum (M), Saint James House (N), Russell Hall (O), Framar Hall (P), Framar House (Q), Francis Willard Hall (R), Madison Hall (S), South Hall (T).

Shopping Centers: Greenbrier Shopping Center (1), Lee Plaza Shopping Center (2), Amaret Shopping Center (3), Village Plaza Shopping Center (4), Park and Shop Shopping Center (5), Westwood Shopping Center (6), Fredericksburg Park and Shop Shopping Center (7).

Churches in Fredericksburg include: Saint Georges Episcopal Church (A), Saint Lukes Anglican Church (B), Saint Marys Catholic Church (C), Shiloh Baptist Church (D), Beth Sholom Temple (E), Trinity Episcopal Church (F), Fairview Baptist Church (G), First Christian Church (H).

Cemeteries: Oak Hill Cemetery (1), Fredericksburg National Cemetery (2), Shiloh Cemetery (3), Masonic Cemetery (4), Confederate Cemetery (5), Saint Georges Cemetery (6).

Reservoir: Twin Lakes (A).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hazel Run (A), Golin Run (B), Fall Quarry Run (C).

Parks in Fredericksburg include: General Mercer Monument (1), Thomas Jefferson Religious Freedom Monument (2), George Rogers Clark Monument (3), Alum Springs Park (4), Fredericksburg Agricultural Fairgrounds (5), Fredericksburg National Cemetery (6), Richard Kirkland Monument (7), Old Mill Park (8), Kenmore Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Fredericksburg compared to Virginia state average:
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Fredericksburg:
  • WYSK (1350 AM; 1 kW; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; Owner: THE FREE LANCE-STAR PUBLISHING CO. OF FREDERICKSBURG, VA)
  • WFVA (1230 AM; 1 kW; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WPWC (1480 AM; 5 kW; DUMFRIES-TRIANGLE, VA; Owner: JMK COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WKDL (730 AM; 8 kW; ALEXANDRIA, VA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALEXANDRIA LICENSEE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fredericksburg:
  • WFLS-FM (93.3 FM; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; Owner: THE FREE LANCE-STAR PUBLISHING CO. OF FREDERICKSBURG, VA)
  • WBQB (101.5 FM; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • W249BF (97.7 FM; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGRX (104.5 FM; FALMOUTH, VA; Owner: TELEMEDIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJYJ (90.5 FM; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • W221AA (92.1 FM; STAFFORD, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W217BC (91.3 FM; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WCUL (103.1 FM; CULPEPER, VA; Owner: JOYNER LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPER (89.9 FM; CULPEPER, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO INC.)
  • WWUZ (96.9 FM; BOWLING GREEN, VA; Owner: THE FREE LANCE-STAR PUBLISHING CO. OF FREDERICKSBURG, VA)
  • WYSK-FM (99.3 FM; SPOTSYLVANIA, VA; Owner: THE FREE LANCE-STAR PUBLISHING CO. OF FREDERICKSBURG, VA)
  • WGRQ (95.9 FM; COLONIAL BEACH, VA; Owner: TELEMEDIA BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Fredericksburg:
  • WNVT (Channel 53; GOLDVEIN, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUPV (Channel 65; ASHLAND, VA; Owner: BELL BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

 

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