Front Royal, Virginia

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Population in 2013: 14,899 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +9.6%
 
Males: 6,924  (46.5%)
Females: 7,975  (53.5%)
Median resident age:  38.2 years
Virginia median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 22630.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,039 (it was $34,786 in 2000)
Front Royal:

$45,039
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,495 (it was $17,901 in 2000)

Front Royal town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $195,421 (it was $98,900 in 2000)
Front Royal:

$195,421
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $263,221; Detached houses: $275,912; Townhouses or other attached units: $210,503; In 2-unit structures: $165,450; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $348,341; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $115,843; Mobile homes: $92,828; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $155,483

Median gross rent in 2012: $902.

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  • White alone - 12,282 (82.7%)
  • Black alone - 978 (6.6%)
  • Two or more races - 725 (4.9%)
  • Hispanic - 693 (4.7%)
  • Asian alone - 114 (0.8%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 26 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (0.06%)

Races in Front Royal detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Front Royal: 131.2 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (15.1%), English (12.6%), United States (12.6%), Irish (11.0%), Scottish (3.6%), French (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1788

Elevation: 567 feet

Land area: 9.28 square miles.

Population density: 1,606 people per square mile   (low).

Front Royal,VA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Front Royal:

  • High school or higher: 82.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Front Royal town:

  • Never married: 30.1%
  • Now married: 45.9%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

544 residents are foreign born (0.7% Asia).

This town:  3.7%
Virginia:  11.6%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 69 registered sex offenders living in Front Royal, Virginia as of June 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Front Royal to the number of sex offenders is 213 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,263 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,288 (0.7%)

Front Royal satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reston, VA (45.5 miles , pop. 56,407).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (63.4 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (178.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Shenandoah Shores, VA (1.9 miles ), Apple Mountain Lake, VA (2.2 miles ), Chester Gap, VA (2.4 miles ), Skyland Estates, VA (2.4 miles ), Shenandoah Farms, VA (2.7 miles ), Middletown, VA (2.9 miles ), Strasburg, VA (3.2 miles ), Stephens City, VA (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 38.93 N, Longitude: 78.19 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,387 (+9.3%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 2,789 (39.8%)

Area code: 540

Front Royal household income distribution Front Royal home values distribution

Crime rates in Front Royal by Year
Type 2000 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 71369561087666
per 100,000 49.792.842.662.934.741.068.054.547.540.741.140.8
Robberies 7912871291111965
per 100,000 49.764.385.355.948.681.961.274.974.761.141.134.0
Assaults 2219142117131916151658
per 100,000 156.2135.799.5146.8117.988.8129.3108.9101.8108.734.254.4
Burglaries 787446514634337356395551
per 100,000 553.7528.5326.9356.6319.1232.2224.5497.0380.2264.9376.4346.5
Thefts 476446440466357371313614520450411425
per 100,000 3379.23185.33127.03258.52476.62533.52129.34180.33530.03056.02812.82887.6
Auto thefts 373731364836273124202620
per 100,000 262.7264.2220.3251.7333.0245.8183.7211.1162.9135.8177.9135.9
Arson 734538100501
per 100,000 49.721.428.435.020.854.66.80.00.034.00.06.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.7) 291.5317.9254.5282.3222.1220.4222.4318.4271.6232.8212.9212.1

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Front Royal detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 44 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.31
Virginia average:

2.27
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.6%
Virginia:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,549 (+12.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (22%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

Work and jobs in Front Royal: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Front Royal, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Front Royal-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Virginia state average. It is 20% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/24/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.1 miles away from the Front Royal town center injured 2 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 9/17/2004, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 28.3 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused $250,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Front Royal-area historical earthquake activity is near Virginia state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 212.2 miles away from the city center
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 93.9 miles away from Front Royal center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 150.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 242.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 314.9 miles away from Front Royal 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 81.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Warren County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Front Royal topographic map

Birthplace of: J. Hillis Miller, Sr. - University professor, Dana Allison - Professional baseball player, Larry E. Smedley - Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient, Michael Tolcher - Male singer, Thomas Davis Rust - Politician, Clay Athey - Virginia Politician, Darrell Whitmore - Basebell player.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Front Royal: Larry E. Smedley.

Hospitals and medical centers in Front Royal:

  • WARREN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 1000 NORTH SHENANDOAH AVE)
  • FRONT ROYAL DIALYSIS (1360 N SHENANDOAH AVE)
  • HERITAGE HALL FRONT ROYAL (400 WEST STRASBURG ROAD)

Airports located in Front Royal:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Front Royal:

  • Lord Fairfax Community College (about 9 miles; Middletown, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,144)
  • Shenandoah University (about 17 miles; Winchester, VA; FT enrollment: 3,010)
  • American Public University System (about 31 miles; Charles Town, WV; FT enrollment: 43,829)
  • Shepherd University (about 41 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; FT enrollment: 3,745)
  • Germanna Community College (about 45 miles; Locust Grove, VA; FT enrollment: 4,455)
  • Stratford University (about 48 miles; Fairfax, VA; FT enrollment: 2,570)
  • George Mason University (about 49 miles; Fairfax, VA; FT enrollment: 26,002)

Public high school in Front Royal:

Private high schools in Front Royal:

  • RANDOLPH-MACON ACADEMY (Students: 396; Location: 200 ACADEMY DR; Grades: 6 - 12)
  • ROYAL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 98; Location: 1111 N SHENANDOAH AVE; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Front Royal:

Private elementary/middle schools in Front Royal:

  • RIVERFRONT CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 180; Location: 55 E STRASBURG RD; Grades: PK - 11)
  • MOUNTAIN LAUREL MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 132; Location: 155 BIGGS DR; Grades: PK - 10)
  • BETHEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 101; Location: 80 N LAKE AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Front Royal

Library in Front Royal:

  • SAMUELS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $654,176; Location: 538 VILLA AVENUE; 79,211 books; 2,681 e-books; 2,555 audio materials; 3,047 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 119 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Front Royal: Front Royal-Warren County Industrial Park (A), Happy Creek Industrial Park (B), White Oaks Farm (C), Warren County Fire / Rescue Department (D), Warren Rifles Confederate Museum (E), Rose Hill (F), Riverside (G), Bel Air (H), Warren County Courthouse (I), Samuels Public Library (J), Melton Memorial Gymnasium (K), Front Royal Town Hall (L), Front Royal Volunteer Fire Department Company 1 18701 (M), Warren County Sheriff's Office (N), Front Royal Police Department (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Gateway Plaza Shopping Center (1), Royal Plaza Shopping Center (2), Constitution Oak Plaza Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Front Royal include: Bible Church (A), Calvary Episcopal Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), Front Royal Bible Church (D), Front Royal Church of the Brethren (E), Front Royal United Methodist Church (F), Full Gospel Church (G), Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (H), Happy Creek Primitive Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Good Hope Cemetery (1), Prospect Hill Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Leach Run (A), Punches Run (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Front Royal include: Crosby Stadium (1), Chimney Field Park (2), Ed Stump Playground (3), Happy Creek Park (4), Lions Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Skyline Caverns Inc (Caverns; US 340 South), Royal Family Amusements (Amusement & Theme Parks; 113 East Main Street Lbby), BTS Dominion Charters (Tours & Charters; 65 Emerald Lane).

Hotels: Cool Harbor Motel (141 West 15th Street), Hampton Inn Front Royal- VA (9800 Winchester Avenue), Blue Ridge Motel (1370 North Shenandoah Avenue), Bluemont Inn (1525 North Shenandoah Avenue), Budget Inn (1122 North Royal Avenue), Center City Motel (416 South Royal Avenue), Front Royal Motel (1400 North Shenandoah Avenue).

Court: Warren County - Department Of Juvenile Justice- 26th District Court Ser (1 East Main Street).

Warren County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 59.4. This is better than average.

City:

59.4
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 16.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.29. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.29
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Front Royal and their reported violations in the past:

FRONT ROYAL, TOWN OF (Population served: 15,000, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-02-2007), St Public Notif requested (AUG-02-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-31-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-13-2006), St Public Notif requested (SEP-13-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-25-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-06-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-06-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-07-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-17-2012)
HIGH KNOB (Population served: 1,500, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SKYLINE CAVERNS, INC. (Population served: 1,000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
KINSALE HARBOUR YACHT CLUB (Population served: 85, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-30-2006), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-30-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-19-2006), St Public Notif received (MAR-26-2007)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Front Royal that have no violations reported:

  • NORTH FORK RESORT #1 (Population served: 750, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SKYLINE RANCH RESORT (Population served: 360, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DUNGADIN SUBDIVISION (Address: 126 Park Way , Population served: 120, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORTH FORK RESORT #7 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORTH FORK RESORT #6 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORTH FORK RESORT #3 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORTH FORK RESORT #5 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORTH FORK RESORT #2 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.6%
(12.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.1% for Black residents, 17.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 5.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  65.6%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.0%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Front Royal in 2010:

  • 178 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 126 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 18 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 17 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Front Royal in 2000:

  • 129 people in nursing homes
  • 67 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 29 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Front Royal, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Front Royal compared to Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.

Banks with most branches in Front Royal (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Crooked Run Branch, Shenandoah Center Branch, Royal Plaza Branch. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Royal Avenue Branch at 232 North Royal Avenue, branch established on 1973/03/31; Crooked Run at 256 Crooked Run Plaza, branch established on 2007/09/10. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • United Bank: Front Royal Branch at 300 Warren Avenue, branch established on 1993/08/12; Shenandoah Ave. Branch at 1729 Shenandoah Avenue, branch established on 2003/12/08. Info updated 2007/08/13: Bank assets: $3,634.1 mil, Deposits: $2,729.4 mil, headquarters in Fairfax, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 57 total offices, Holding Company: United Bankshares, Inc.
  • First Bank: Front Royal Financial Center Branch at 1717 Shenandoah Avenue, branch established on 2002/06/06; Front Royal Express Office Branch at 508 North Commerce Avenue, branch established on 1985/07/08. Info updated 2010/01/06: Bank assets: $538.5 mil, Deposits: $469.3 mil, headquarters in Strasburg, VA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: First National Corporation
  • SONABANK: Front Royal Branch at 1 South Royal Avenue, branch established on 1964/07/20. Info updated 2009/12/07: Bank assets: $611.5 mil, Deposits: $464.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Southern National Bancorp Of Virginia, Inc.
  • Capital One, National Association: Front Royal Branch at 145 Riverton Commons Plaza, branch established on 2008/04/10. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • SunTrust Bank: Front Royal Branch at 200 Remount Road, Gateway Plaza, branch established on 1987/05/26. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Front Royal Walmart Branch at 10 Riverton Commons Drive, branch established on 2008/05/05. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • Union First Market Bank: Front Royal Branch at 473 South Street, branch established on 2006/11/27. Info updated 2011/08/16: Bank assets: $3,888.6 mil, Deposits: $3,181.6 mil, headquarters in Richmond, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 99 total offices, Holding Company: Union First Market Bankshares Corporation
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Front Royal, Virginia:

  • Quality Inn-front Royal, 10 Commerce Ave, Front Royal, VA 22630 , Phone: (540) 635-3161, Fax: (540) 635-6624
  • Skyline Resort Motel, 622 S Royal Ave, Front Royal, VA 22630 , Phone: (540) 635-5354
  • Cool Harbor Motel, 141 West 15TH St, Front Royal, VA 22630 , Phone: (540) 635-2191, Fax: (540) 636-1812
  • Pioneer Motel, 541 S Royal Ave, Front Royal, VA 22630 , Phone: (540) 635-4784
  • Hampton Inn Front Royal, 9800 Winchester Rd, Front Royal, VA 22630 , Phone: (540) 635-1882, Fax: (540) 635-9779
  • Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites At Blue Ridge Shadows Resort, 111 Hospitality Dr, Front Royal, VA 22630 , Phone: (540) 631-3050, Fax: (540) 631-3023
  • Super 8 Motel, 111 South St, Front Royal, VA 22630 , Phone: (540) 636-4888, Fax: (540) 636-4888
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Front Royal, Virginia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Front Royal travel time to work - commute Front Royal mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (71%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Front Royal town (based on Warren County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.14%
Here: 35.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAAssemblies of God
Adherents26.5%22.4%15.6%7.1%5.5%
Congregations46.7%10.0%1.7%1.7%5.0%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)LDS (Mormon) ChurchEpiscopal ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents4.7%4.4%2.1%2.0%9.6%
Congregations5.0%1.7%1.7%1.7%25.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Warren County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Warren County:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Warren County:

5.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Here:

7.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.4%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Warren County:

29.7%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.0%
State:

18.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 12$44,969$44,9691$1,506
Other Government Administration 7$40,665$69,71110$14,326
Judicial and Legal 3$16,299$65,1961$1,190
Police Protection - Officers 34$140,945$49,7450$0
Police - Other 9$24,175$32,2330$0
Streets and Highways 26$86,005$39,6950$0
Solid Waste Management 18$41,789$27,8590$0
Sewerage 14$41,010$35,1510$0
Water Supply 17$49,146$34,6910$0
Electric Power 14$55,341$47,4350$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,133$37,5964$8,718
Totals for Government 155$543,477$42,07616$25,740

Front Royal government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $212,000 ($14.23)
    General Public Buildings: $77,000 ($5.17)
    Electric Utilities: $48,000 ($3.22)
    Sewerage: $33,000 ($2.21)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($0.34)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $6,136,000 ($411.84)
    Police Protection: $2,228,000 ($149.54)
    Sewerage: $1,463,000 ($98.19)
    Regular Highways: $1,295,000 ($86.92)
    Water Utilities: $724,000 ($48.59)
    Central Staff Services: $717,000 ($48.12)
    General - Other: $653,000 ($43.83)
    Financial Administration: $627,000 ($42.08)
    Parks & Recreation: $595,000 ($39.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $557,000 ($37.39)
    Fire Protection: $148,000 ($9.93)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $142,000 ($9.53)
    General Public Buildings: $135,000 ($9.06)
    Libraries: $40,000 ($2.68)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $57,000 ($3.83)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $215,000 ($14.43)
    Police Protection: $210,000 ($14.09)
    Water Utilities: $121,000 ($8.12)
    Regular Highways: $70,000 ($4.70)
    General - Other: $67,000 ($4.50)
    Financial Administration: $49,000 ($3.29)
    Central Staff: $32,000 ($2.15)
    General Public Building: $17,000 ($1.14)
    Sewerage: $11,000 ($0.74)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,216,000 ($350.09)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $464,000 ($31.14)

Front Royal government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,802,000 ($120.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $743,000 ($49.87)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $102,000 ($6.85)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $463,000 ($31.08)
    All Other: $143,000 ($9.60)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $491,000 ($32.96)
    Interest Earnings: $415,000 ($27.85)
    General Revenue, NEC: $270,000 ($18.12)
    Rents: $44,000 ($2.95)
    Property Sale Other: $24,000 ($1.61)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $8,933,000 ($599.57)
    Water Utilities: $2,085,000 ($139.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,176,000 ($78.93)
    All Other: $433,000 ($29.06)
    General Support: $315,000 ($21.14)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $1,595,000 ($107.05)
    Property: $1,058,000 ($71.01)
    NEC: $613,000 ($41.14)
    Motor Vehicle License: $221,000 ($14.83)
    Public Utilities: $186,000 ($12.48)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $56,000 ($3.76)

Front Royal government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $7,739,000 ($519.43)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $955,000 ($64.10)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $6,902,000 ($463.25)
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $883,000 ($59.27)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $837,000 ($56.18)
    Other, NEC: $72,000 ($4.83)

Front Royal government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $12,841,000 ($861.87)

7.09% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,506 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.09%
Virginia average:

9.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Fairfax County, VA  0.68% ($58,093 average AGI)
from Frederick County, VA  0.62% ($35,500)
from Prince William County, VA  0.57% ($58,407)


7.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,029 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.04%
Virginia average:

9.20%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($612 average AGI)
Warren County:

0.08%
Virginia average:

0.20%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Frederick County, VA  0.94% ($39,619 average AGI)
to Shenandoah County, VA  0.77% ($33,936)
to Prince William County, VA  0.44% ($47,226)

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)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, 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)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WTRI (1520 AM; daytime; 17 kW; BRUNSWICK, MD; Owner: JMK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WPRZ (1250 AM; 5 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: PRAISE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Front Royal:

  • W243AF (96.5 FM; FLINT HILL, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WINC-FM (92.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • WZRV (95.3 FM; FRONT ROYAL, VA; Owner: ROYAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W201BA (88.1 FM; FRONT ROYAL, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WTRM (91.3 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: TIMBER RIDGE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W228BA (93.5 FM; LEESBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WMXH-FM (105.7 FM; LURAY, VA; Owner: EASY RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WUSQ-FM (102.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTOP-FM (107.7 FM; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WAZR (93.7 FM; WOODSTOCK, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WACL (98.5 FM; ELKTON, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQPO (100.7 FM; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WDZN (100.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: CHARTER EQUITIES, INC.)
  • WLTF (97.5 FM; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQWV (103.7 FM; FISHER, WV; Owner: MCGUIRE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WBPS-FM (94.3 FM; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF WARRENTON LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • WCUL (103.1 FM; CULPEPER, VA; Owner: JOYNER LICENSE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Front Royal:

  • WVPY (Channel 42; FRONT ROYAL, VA; Owner: SHENANDOAH VALLEY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION CORPORATION)
See more detailed statistics of Front Royal fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Front Royal)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Front Royal, VA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 156 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Front Royal)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 31 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Front Royal)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED54$134,76121$135,775131$164,05011$69,8223$149,73029$116,649
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$260,5632$78,59511$189,9413$51,4100$03$70,940
APPLICATIONS DENIED17$138,2518$164,24492$165,20510$84,7660$08$91,973
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$150,6356$177,30758$213,9621$27,9800$07$152,746
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$393,3600$09$158,7391$30,1000$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0204.00 , 0205.00, 0206.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$137,9001$167,700
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$197,2301$302,150
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$181,460
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0204.00 , 0205.00, 0206.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 402
  • Hazardous Condition: 123
  • Service Call: 20
  • Good Intent Call: 26

Incident types - Front Royal

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Front Royal, VA
Most common first names in Front Royal, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James23072.2 years
William21272.7 years
Mary19478.5 years
John16072.4 years
Charles14971.4 years
Robert14870.6 years
Dorothy7777.8 years
Thomas7670.2 years
George7171.5 years
Virginia6980.3 years
Most common last names in Front Royal, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams10970.1 years
Henry9273.5 years
Smith7772.6 years
Robinson6072.8 years
Jenkins5171.8 years
Ramey4673.7 years
Jones4570.8 years
Cameron4170.4 years
Thompson4069.5 years
Johnson4076.3 years
Businesses in Front Royal, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven7Lane Furniture1
AT&T3Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts1Martin's1
Applebee's1McDonald's2
Arby's1Nike2
AutoZone1Panda Express1
Baskin-Robbins1Papa John's Pizza1
Bath & Body Works1Penske1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1Quality1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Cracker Barrel1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Sprint Nextel1
Dunkin Donuts2Staples1
Famous Footwear1Starbucks2
Fashion Bug1Subway2
FedEx3Super 82
Ford1T-Mobile1
GNC2T.G.I. Driday's1
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1Target1
Hilton1True Value1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
Houlihan's1UPS6
KFC1Walmart1
Kmart1Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy2
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