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Population (year 2000): 13,589. Estimated population in July 2005: 14,499 (+6.7% change)
Males: 6,435 (47.4%), Females: 7,154 (52.6%)

Warren County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 36.6 years
Median household income: $34,786 (year 2000)
Median house value: $100,500 (year 2000)

Front Royal, VA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Front Royal:

  • White Non-Hispanic (87.0%)
  • Black (8.7%)
  • Hispanic (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Other race (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (22.0%), German (13.2%), Irish (11.7%), English (9.4%), Italian (3.0%), Scotch-Irish (2.9%).Royal, Virginia

Elevation: 567 feet

Land area: 9.3 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Front Royal

  • High school or higher: 70.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 35.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Front Royal town

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 52.5%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

2.3% Foreign born (0.8% Asia, 0.7% Latin America, 0.5% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,549 (+12.9%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: VA Reston, (58.1 miles pop. 56,407).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: DC Washington, (81.0 miles pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (222.1 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: VA (9.3 miles Middletown, City, VA Stephens (11.3 miles VA (12.3 miles Strasburg, VA (14.7 miles Boyce, Washington, VA (14.9 miles) , Brook, VA (17.1 miles Toms VA Winchester, (17.6 miles VA (21.2 miles Berryville,

Latitude: 38.93 N, Longitude: 78.19 W

Area code: 540

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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.7%), Retail trade (14.8%), Construction (14.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +260 (+1.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,530 (40.0%)

Crime in Front Royal by Year

Type 1999 2000 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 9 7 13 6 9
    per 100,000 66.2 51.5 95.7 44.2 66.2
Robberies 5 7 9 12 8
    per 100,000 36.8 51.5 66.2 88.3 58.9
Assaults 9 22 19 14 21
    per 100,000 66.2 161.9 139.8 103.0 154.5
Burglaries 51 78 74 46 51
    per 100,000 375.3 574.0 544.6 338.5 375.3
Thefts 491 476 446 440 466
    per 100,000 3613.2 3502.8 3282.1 3237.9 3429.2
Auto thefts 52 37 37 31 36
    per 100,000 382.7 272.3 272.3 228.1 264.9
252.2 270.5 277.3 236.2 259.7

Average climate in Front Royal, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Front Royal-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Virginia state average. It is 11% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/24/2001, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.6 miles away from the Front Royal city center injured 2 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 9/17/2004, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 32.2 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused $250,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Front Royal:
  • WARREN MEMORIAL HOSP (1000 SHENANDOAH AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Front Royal:
  • WINCHESTER MEDICAL CENTER INC (about 18 miles; WINCHESTER, VA)
  • SHENANDOAH COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; WOODSTOCK, VA)
  • PAGE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL INC (about 26 miles; LURAY, VA)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Front Royal:
  • WASHINGTON DULLES INTERNATIONAL (about 52 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: IAD)
  • CHARLOTTESVILLE-ALBEMARLE (about 58 miles; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; ID: CHO)
  • HAGERSTOWN REGIONAL-RICHARD A HENSON FLD (about 63 miles; HAGERSTOWN, MD; ID: HGR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Front Royal:
  • FRONT ROYAL-WARREN COUNTY (about 5 miles; FRONT ROYAL, VA; ID: FRR)
  • WINCHESTER REGIONAL (about 15 miles; WINCHESTER, VA; ID: OKV)
  • LURAY CAVERNS (about 28 miles; LURAY, VA; ID: W45)

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 11 $30,396 $33,159 1 $1,555
Parks and Recreation 1 $2,365 $28,380 3 $2,742
Firefighters 3 $9,075 $36,300 0 $0
Financial Administration 11 $43,918 $47,910 4 $2,316
Other Government Administration 7 $14,912 $25,563 2 $2,498
Judicial and Legal 2 $8,490 $50,940 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 28 $100,326 $42,996 0 $0
Police - Other 9 $19,306 $25,741 9 $6,214
Streets and Highways 20 $49,406 $29,643 1 $1,408
Solid Waste Management 12 $25,989 $25,989 5 $4,358
Sewerage 16 $39,795 $29,846 1 $1,555
Electric Power 15 $42,673 $34,138 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 5 $14,638 $35,131 1 $1,050
Totals for Government 140 $401,290 $34,396 27 $23,695
Colleges/Universities in Front Royal:
  • CHRISTENDOM COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 316; Location: 134 CHRISTENDOM DR; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.christendom.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • FRONT ROYAL BEAUTY SCHOOL (Location: 17A S ROYAL AVE; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Front Royal:
  • LORD FAIRFAX COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; MIDDLETOWN, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,064)
  • SHENANDOAH UNIVERSITY (about 18 miles; WINCHESTER, VA; FT enrollment: 2,030)
  • SHEPHERD COLLEGE (about 44 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; FT enrollment: 3,576)
  • JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY (about 58 miles; HARRISONBURG, VA; FT enrollment: 14,447)
  • GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY (about 61 miles; FAIRFAX, VA; FT enrollment: 16,564)
  • FREDERICK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 64 miles; FREDERICK, MD; FT enrollment: 2,407)
  • MARY WASHINGTON COLLEGE (about 66 miles; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; FT enrollment: 3,731)
Public high school in Front Royal:
  • WARREN COUNTY HIGH (Students: 1,122; Location: 240 LURAY AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Front Royal:
  • RANDOLPH-MACON ACADEMY (Students: 377; Location: 200 ACADEMY DRIVE; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • ACADEMY AT INNISFREE (Students: 40; Location: 326 THUNDERBIRD ROAD; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Front Royal:
  • WARREN COUNTY MIDDLE (Students: 868; Location: 600 WEST 15TH ST; Grades: 06 - 07)
  • WARREN CO. JR. HIGH (Students: 858; Location: 155 WESTMINSTER DR; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • RESSIE JEFFRIES ELEM. (Students: 588; Location: 320 E CRISER RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • HILDA J. BARBOUR ELEM. (Students: 544; Location: 290 WESTMINSTER DR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • E. WILSON MORRISON ELEM. (Students: 436; Location: 40 CRESCENT ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • LESLIE FOX KEYSER ELEM. (Students: 423; Location: 1015 STONEWALL DR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • A. S. RHODES ELEM. (Students: 237; Location: 224 W STRASBURG RD; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle school in Front Royal:
  • ROYAL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 84; Location: 1111 SHENANDOAH AVENUE; Grades: KG - 6)
Library in Front Royal:
  • SAMUELS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $478,711; Location: 538 VILLA AVENUE; 80,108 books; 1,200 audio materials; 1,827 video materials; 129 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Front Royal: Happy Creek Industrial Park (A), White Oaks Farm (B), Front Royal-Warren County Industrial Park (C), Riverside (D), Samuels Public Library (E), Bel Air (F), Rose Hill (G), Front Royal Town Hall (H), Melton Memorial Gymnasium (I), Warren Rifles Confederate Museum (J), Warren County Courthouse (K).

Shopping Centers: Constitution Oak Plaza Shopping Center (1), Royal Plaza Shopping Center (2), Gateway Plaza Shopping Center (3).

Churches in Front Royal include: Church of the Nazarene (A), Front Royal Baptist Temple (B), Front Royal Bible Church (C), Front Royal Church of the Brethren (D), Front Royal Presbyterian Church (E), Front Royal United Methodist Church (F), Full Gospel Church (G), Riverton United Methodist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Good Hope Cemetery (1), Prospect Hill Cemetery (2).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Punches Run (A), Leach Run (B).

Parks in Front Royal include: Lions Park (1), Happy Creek Park (2), Ed Stump Playground (3), Crosby Stadium (4), Chimney Field Park (5).

Post offices: Riverton Post Office (A), Front Royal Post Office (B).


Front Royal compared to Virginia state average:
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Front Royal:
  • WFTR (1450 AM; 1 kW; FRONT ROYAL, VA; Owner: ROYAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WTRI (1520 AM; daytime; 17 kW; BRUNSWICK, MD; Owner: JMK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WKTR (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; EARLYSVILLE, VA; Owner: WKTR, INC.)
  • WPRZ (1250 AM; 5 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: PRAISE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Front Royal:
  • W243AF (96.5 FM; FLINT HILL, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WZRV (95.3 FM; FRONT ROYAL, VA; Owner: ROYAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WINC-FM (92.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTRM (91.3 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: TIMBER RIDGE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W201BA (88.1 FM; FRONT ROYAL, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WMXH-FM (105.7 FM; LURAY, VA; Owner: EASY RADIO, INC.)
  • W228BA (93.5 FM; LEESBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WUSQ-FM (102.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPER (89.9 FM; CULPEPER, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO INC.)
  • WFQX (99.3 FM; FRONT ROYAL, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWRT (104.9 FM; STRASBURG, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • WACL (98.5 FM; ELKTON, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLTF (97.5 FM; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTOP-FM (107.7 FM; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WAZR (93.7 FM; WOODSTOCK, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCUL (103.1 FM; CULPEPER, VA; Owner: JOYNER LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBPS-FM (94.3 FM; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF WARRENTON LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • WWRE (105.5 FM; BERRYVILLE, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • WYFT (103.9 FM; LURAY, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W233AA (94.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
TV broadcast stations around Front Royal:
  • WVPY (Channel 42; FRONT ROYAL, VA; Owner: SHENANDOAH VALLEY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION CORPORATION)

 

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