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Population (year 2000): 21,296
Males: 10,583 (49.7%), Females: 10,713 (50.3%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 34.7 years
Median household income: $60,150 (year 2000)
Median house value: $171,800 (year 2000)

Groveton, VA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Groveton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (51.5%)
  • Black (19.4%)
  • Hispanic (18.6%)
  • Other race (9.4%)
  • Two or more races (4.5%)
  • Other Asian (2.7%)
  • Asian Indian (1.3%)
  • Filipino (1.1%)
  • Korean (0.9%)
  • Chinese (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Vietnamese (0.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (11.5%), Irish (10.0%), English (9.9%), United States (4.5%), Subsaharan African (4.0%), Italian (3.6%).

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Land area: 6.2 square miles

Groveton,

For population 25 years and over in Groveton

  • High school or higher: 81.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 33.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Groveton CDP

  • Never married: 30.1%
  • Now married: 53.3%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

24.2% Foreign born (11.9% Latin America, 7.0% Asia, 3.4% Africa).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: VA Alexandria, (3.1 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: DC Washington, (10.9 miles pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (158.1 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: VA Huntington, (1.7 miles Hill, VA Rose (1.8 miles Haven, VA (1.9 miles Belle Valley, VA (2.0 miles Hybla VA Alexandria, (3.1 miles Hunt, VA (3.5 miles Fort Vernon, VA Mount (3.6 miles VA Franconia, (4.4 miles

Latitude: 38.77 N, Longitude: 77.09 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 757


Industries providing employment: Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (17.4%), Educational,health and social services (16.0%), Public administration (13.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -8,219 (-38.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 719 (6.3%)

Average climate in Groveton, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Groveton-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 16.7 miles away from the Groveton 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 0.7 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 Groveton:
  • MT VERNON HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; ALEXANDRIA, VA)
  • INOVA ALEXANDRIA HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; ALEXANDRIA, VA)
  • LYNN HOUSE OF POTOMAC VALLEY (about 4 miles; ALEXANDRIA, VA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Groveton:
  • RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL (about 7 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: DCA)
  • ANDREWS AFB (about 16 miles; CAMP SPRINGS, MD; ID: ADW)
  • WASHINGTON DULLES INTERNATIONAL (about 28 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: IAD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Groveton:
  • SOUTH CAPITOL STREET (about 9 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: 09W)
  • POTOMAC AIRFIELD (about 10 miles; FRIENDLY, MD; ID: VKX)
  • MARYLAND (about 13 miles; INDIAN HEAD, MD; ID: 2W5)

Amtrak stations near Groveton:
  • 3 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.
  • 11 miles: WASHINGTON (50 MASSACHUSETTS AVE. N.E.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 11 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.

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

Notable locations in Groveton: Stoneybrook Mansion (A), Paul Springs Retirement Home (B), Mount Vernon Sports Complex (C), Martha Washington Library (D).

Shopping Centers: Beacon Mall Shopping Center (1), Jefferson Manor Shopping Center (2).

Churches in Groveton include: God of Prophecy Church (A), Saint Marks Church (B), Bethany Lutheran Church (C), Groveton Baptist Church (D), Virginia Hills Baptist Church (E), Huntley Methodist Church (F), Calvary Presbyterian Church (G), Nazarene Church (H).

Cemetery: Mount Comfort Cemetery (1).

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

Parks in Groveton include: Stoneybrook Park (1), Mount Vernon District Park (2), Groveton Heights Park (3), Huntley Meadows Park (4), Lenclair Park (5), Lee District Park (6), Jefferson Manor Park (7), White Oaks Park (8).

Post office: (A).  


Groveton compared to Virginia state average:
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Groveton:
  • WKDL (730 AM; 8 kW; ALEXANDRIA, VA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALEXANDRIA LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • 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)
  • WABS (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WFAX (1220 AM; 5 kW; FALLS CHURCH, VA; Owner: NEWCOMB BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WZHF (1390 AM; 5 kW; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, 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 Groveton:
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJZW (105.9 FM; WOODBRIDGE, VA; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMZQ-FM (98.7 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.)
  • WWZZ (104.1 FM; WALDORF, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WPGC-FM (95.5 FM; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MARYLAND)

TV broadcast stations around Groveton:
  • 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.)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, 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)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)
  • WNVT (Channel 53; GOLDVEIN, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W42BE (Channel 42; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: FAIRFAX LOW POWER CO.)

 

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