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Population (year 2000): 28,378
Males: 13,845 (48.8%), Females: 14,533 (51.2%)

Fairfax County

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Median resident age: 39.0 years
Median household income: $84,250 (year 2000)
Median house value: $206,600 (year 2000)

West Springfield, VA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in West Springfield:

  • White Non-Hispanic (71.0%)
  • Hispanic (7.3%)
  • Korean (5.3%)
  • Black (4.9%)
  • Two or more races (3.0%)
  • Other race (2.6%)
  • Vietnamese (2.3%)
  • Asian Indian (1.7%)
  • Other Asian (1.6%)
  • Chinese (1.5%)
  • Filipino (1.3%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (15.9%), Irish (14.8%), English (13.4%), Italian (6.8%), United States (4.2%), Scottish (3.5%).

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Elevation: 280 feet

Land area: 6.8 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in West Springfield

  • High school or higher: 95.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 57.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 25.3%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 31.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Springfield CDP

  • Never married: 24.2%
  • Now married: 62.5%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

20.1% Foreign born (13.1% Asia, 4.2% Latin America).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: VA Burke, (2.7 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: DC Washington, (17.4 miles pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (166.1 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Springfield, VA (2.0 miles North VA Burke, (2.7 miles VA (3.5 miles Annandale, VA (3.7 miles Springfield, VA (4.2 miles Newington, VA (4.7 miles Mantua, VA (5.8 miles Lorton, VA (5.9 miles Merrifield,

Latitude: 38.79 N, Longitude: 77.23 W


Industries providing employment: Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (19.6%), Educational,health and social services (16.9%), Public administration (16.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -11,255 (-39.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,314 (8.3%)

Average climate in West Springfield, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

West Springfield-area historical tornado activity is above Virginia state average. It is 32% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.9 miles away from the West Springfield city center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 4/1/1973, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.7 miles away from the city center injured 37 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near West Springfield:
  • INOVA FAIRFAX HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; FALLS CHURCH, VA)
  • DOMINION HOSP (about 8 miles; FALLS CHURCH, VA)
  • NORTHERN VIRGINIA MENTAL HEALTH INSTI (about 8 miles; FALLS CHURCH, VA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to West Springfield:
  • RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL (about 15 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: DCA)
  • WASHINGTON DULLES INTERNATIONAL (about 19 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: IAD)
  • ANDREWS AFB (about 26 miles; CAMP SPRINGS, MD; ID: ADW)
Other public-use airports nearest to West Springfield:
  • SOUTH CAPITOL STREET (about 17 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: 09W)
  • MARYLAND (about 18 miles; INDIAN HEAD, MD; ID: 2W5)
  • MANASSAS REGIONAL/HARRY P. DAVIS FIELD (about 20 miles; MANASSAS, VA; ID: HEF)

Amtrak stations near West Springfield:
  • 6 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.
  • 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.
  • 12 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Springfield:
  • NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 4 miles; ANNANDALE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 19,406)
  • GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; FAIRFAX, VA; FT enrollment: 16,564)
  • MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; ARLINGTON, VA; FT enrollment: 2,479)
  • AMERICAN UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 8,859)
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 16,045)
  • UNIVERSITY OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (about 16 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 3,223)
  • GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 11,674)

Notable locations in West Springfield: Springfield Country Club (A), Fairfax County Fire Station Company 27 (B), Fairfax County Police Station Number 7 (C).

Shopping Centers: Olde Keene Mill Shopping Center (1), Cardinal Forest Plaza Shopping Center (2), Kings Park Shopping Center (3).

Churches in West Springfield include: Prince of Peace Church (A), Westwood Baptist Church (B), Holy Spirit Church (C), Kirkwood Presbyterian Church (D), Messiah Methodist Church (E), Parkwood Baptist Church (F).

Parks in West Springfield include: Rolling Forest Park (1), Hunter Village Park (2), Cardinal Forest Park (3), Carrleigh Parkway Park (4), Kings Park (5), Royal Ridge Park (6), West Springfield Park (7), West Springfield Village Park (8), Hidden Pond Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


West Springfield compared to Virginia state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in West Springfield:
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • 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.)
  • WDCT (1310 AM; 5 kW; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, LTD.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WFAX (1220 AM; 5 kW; FALLS CHURCH, VA; Owner: NEWCOMB BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • 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)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WZHF (1390 AM; 5 kW; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Springfield:
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WJZW (105.9 FM; WOODBRIDGE, VA; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WMZQ-FM (98.7 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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.)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WGMS-FM (103.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WAMU (88.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE EXEC. COMM. OF THE BD. OF TRUSTEES OF AMERICAN UNIV.)
  • WMMJ (102.3 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPFW (89.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)
  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWZZ (104.1 FM; WALDORF, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around West Springfield:
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • W42BE (Channel 42; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: FAIRFAX LOW POWER CO.)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNVT (Channel 53; GOLDVEIN, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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