For population 25 years and over in Dahlgren:
For population 15 years and over in Dahlgren CDP:
77 residents are foreign born (0.3% Europe, 0.3% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,182 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dale City, VA (26.7 miles , pop. 55,971).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (40.0 miles , pop. 572,059).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (153.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Dahlgren Center, VA (1.1 miles ), Colonial Beach, VA (2.7 miles ), King George, VA (2.9 miles ), Fairview Beach, VA (3.2 miles ), Cobb Island, MD (3.5 miles ), Rock Point, MD (3.5 miles) , Port Tobacco Village, MD (3.5 miles) , Potomac Mills, VA (3.7 miles ).
Latitude: 38.34 N, Longitude: 77.05 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,204 (+42.5%)
Area code: 540
Work and jobs in Dahlgren: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Dahlgren, Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Dahlgren-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 47% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.4 miles away from the Dahlgren place center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.
On 1/26/1978, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.6 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Dahlgren-area historical earthquake activity is below Virginia state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 69.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 68.6 miles away from Dahlgren center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 62.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 97.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/22/2001 at 16:01:20, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, 2.5 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 76.2 miles away from Dahlgren center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in King George County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dahlgren:
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Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 14.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.8 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Dahlgren and their reported violations in the past:DAHLGREN NSWC, MAINSIDE (Population served: 5600, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 3.5%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.5% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Dahlgren compared to Virginia state average:
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Religion statistics for Dahlgren CDP (based on King George County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.37%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
14.01% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($50,374 average adjusted gross income)
0.31% of residents moved from foreign countries ($910 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
10.86% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($46,173 average adjusted gross income)
0.51% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,507 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 16 meters (52ft)
Total costs: $5,111,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,900
Total average daily truck traffic: 145
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 3,600
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:7
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:5
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dahlgren)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.