Front Royal, Virginia

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Population in 2017: 15,239 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +12.1%
 
Males: 7,173  (47.1%)
Females: 8,066  (52.9%)
Median resident age:

38.9 years
Virginia median age:

38.2 years

Zip codes: 22630.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $53,311 (it was $34,786 in 2000)
Front Royal:

$53,311
VA:

$71,535

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,956 (it was $17,901 in 2000)

Front Royal town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $227,603 (it was $98,900 in 2000)
Front Royal:

$227,603
VA:

$273,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $255,441; detached houses: $259,691; townhouses or other attached units: $155,922; mobile homes: $150,279

Median gross rent in 2017: $940.

March 2019 cost of living index in Front Royal: 162.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.5%
(16.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.7% for Black residents, 4.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.3% for American Indian residents, 16.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Front Royal, VA (2017)
    • 11,88977.7%White alone
    • 1,1507.5%Black alone
    • 1,0266.7%Hispanic
    • 8425.5%Two or more races
    • 2861.9%Asian alone
    • 280.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists, there were 109 registered sex offenders living in Front Royal, Virginia as of June 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Front Royal is 139 to 1.


Crime rates in Front Royal by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(34.7)
6
(41.0)
10
(68.0)
8
(54.5)
7
(47.5)
6
(40.7)
6
(41.1)
6
(40.8)
19
(129.0)
16
(106.6)
13
(85.6)
20
(131.6)
16
(104.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
7
(48.6)
12
(81.9)
9
(61.2)
11
(74.9)
11
(74.7)
9
(61.1)
6
(41.1)
5
(34.0)
7
(47.5)
4
(26.7)
4
(26.3)
8
(52.7)
6
(39.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
17
(117.9)
13
(88.8)
19
(129.3)
16
(108.9)
15
(101.8)
16
(108.7)
5
(34.2)
8
(54.4)
4
(27.2)
3
(20.0)
14
(92.2)
16
(105.3)
11
(71.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
46
(319.1)
34
(232.2)
33
(224.5)
73
(497.0)
56
(380.2)
39
(264.9)
55
(376.4)
51
(346.5)
40
(271.6)
19
(126.6)
37
(243.7)
25
(164.5)
25
(162.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
357
(2,477)
371
(2,533)
313
(2,129)
614
(4,180)
520
(3,530)
450
(3,056)
411
(2,813)
425
(2,888)
436
(2,960)
383
(2,552)
325
(2,140)
293
(1,929)
239
(1,556)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
48
(333.0)
36
(245.8)
27
(183.7)
31
(211.1)
24
(162.9)
20
(135.8)
26
(177.9)
20
(135.9)
25
(169.7)
18
(119.9)
20
(131.7)
12
(79.0)
15
(97.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(20.8)
8
(54.6)
1
(6.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(34.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.7)
2
(13.2)
2
(13.2)
1
(6.5)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)213.9212.4214.2306.7261.6224.3205.1204.3273.9217.8208.0237.1190.9

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City-data.com crime index in Front Royal, VA

Crime rate in Front Royal detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 51 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.47
Virginia average:

2.26
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Ancestries: American (25.7%), Irish (8.4%), German (7.9%), English (7.0%), Italian (2.4%), European (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1788

Elevation: 567 feet

Land area: 9.28 square miles.

Population density: 1,643 people per square mile   (low).

Front Royal, Virginia map

625 residents are foreign born (1.6% Latin America, 0.7% Asia).

This town:

4.1%
Virginia:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,390 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,365 (0.7%)

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: +1,268 (+8.3%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 2,996 (42.9%)

Area code: 540

Distribution of median household income in Front Royal, VA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Front Royal, VA in 2017

Front Royal satellite photo by USGS

Front Royal tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Virginia:

3.0%
Historical population in Front Royal, VA
Historical housing units in Front Royal, VA

Population change in the 1990s: +1,549 (+12.9%).
Most common industries in Front Royal, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (14.7%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Health care (8.1%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (27.2%)
  • Public administration (8.5%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Health care (3.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (13.9%)
  • Health care (12.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Front Royal, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Carpenters (3.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.8%)
  • Construction laborers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.8%)

Average climate in Front Royal, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Front Royal, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2015 was 53.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

53.0
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2015 was 30.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.0
U.S.:

33.3

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 Front Royal center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 242.5 miles away from Front Royal 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 (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Front Royal topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Front Royal:

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

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 schools in Front Royal:

  • WARREN COUNTY HIGH (Students: 983, Location: 155 WESTMINSTER DRIVE, Grades: 8-12)
  • SKYLINE HIGH (Location: 151 SKYLINE VISTA DRIVE, Grades: 8-12)

Private high schools in Front Royal:

  • RANDOLPH-MACON ACADEMY (Students: 362, Location: 200 ACADEMY DR, Grades: 6-12)
  • RIVERFRONT CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 167, Location: 55 E STRASBURG RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • MOUNTAIN LAUREL MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 130, Location: 155 BIGGS DR, Grades: PK-9)
  • FRONT ROYAL CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 122, Location: 80 N LAKE AVE, Grades: UG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Front Royal:

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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)

Points of interest:

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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).

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.

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

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)
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

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)
  • 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

For population 15 years and over in Front Royal:

Marital status in Front Royal, VA
  • Never married: 29.8%
  • Now married: 44.3%
  • Separated: 5.4%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

For population 25 years and over in Front Royal:

  • High school or higher: 83.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Virginia average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Front Royal
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,81018
Evangelical Protestant4,22224
Catholic2,5971
Other5744
Black Protestant1231
None25,249-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Warren County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
This county:

5.52 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

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

7.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Warren County:

9.4%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.7%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Warren County:

12.0%
Virginia:

18.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.2%
Virginia:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.8%
State:

47.8%

Average BMI:
Front Royal:

28.8
Virginia:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.2%
Virginia:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Front Royal:

11.1%
Virginia:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Front Royal:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.5%
Virginia:

33.7%

General health condition:
Here:

56.0%
Virginia:

56.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.2%
State:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Front Royal, VA Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 34$140,945$49,7450$0
Streets and Highways 26$86,005$39,6950$0
Solid Waste Management 18$41,789$27,8590$0
Water Supply 17$49,146$34,6910$0
Electric Power 14$55,341$47,4350$0
Sewerage 14$41,010$35,1510$0
Financial Administration 12$44,969$44,9691$1,506
Police - Other 9$24,175$32,2330$0
Other Government Administration 7$40,665$69,71110$14,326
Judicial and Legal 3$16,299$65,1961$1,190
Other and Unallocable 1$3,133$37,5964$8,718
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 155$543,477$42,07616$25,740

Front Royal government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $494,000 ($32.42)
    Electric Utilities: $491,000 ($32.22)
    Regular Highways: $427,000 ($28.02)
    Sewerage: $73,000 ($4.79)
    General Public Buildings: $31,000 ($2.03)
    Police Protection: $14,000 ($0.92)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $13,958,000 ($915.94)
    Police Protection: $3,427,000 ($224.88)
    Water Utilities: $2,559,000 ($167.92)
    Sewerage: $1,878,000 ($123.24)
    General - Other: $1,754,000 ($115.10)
    Regular Highways: $1,393,000 ($91.41)
    Central Staff Services: $1,014,000 ($66.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $842,000 ($55.25)
    Financial Administration: $722,000 ($47.38)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $341,000 ($22.38)
    General Public Buildings: $156,000 ($10.24)
    Libraries: $95,000 ($6.23)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $50,000 ($3.28)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $1,132,000 ($74.28)
    Sewerage: $547,000 ($35.89)
    General - Other: $129,000 ($8.47)
    Police Protection: $128,000 ($8.40)
    Electric Utilities: $101,000 ($6.63)
    Central Staff Services: $52,000 ($3.41)
    Solid Waste Management: $33,000 ($2.17)
    Water Utilities: $33,000 ($2.17)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,927,000 ($454.56)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $589,000 ($38.65)

Front Royal government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,938,000 ($258.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $855,000 ($56.11)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $31,000 ($2.03)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $319,000 ($20.93)
    Fines and Forfeits: $214,000 ($14.04)
    Rents: $76,000 ($4.99)
    General Revenue - Other: $73,000 ($4.79)
    Donations From Private Sources: $39,000 ($2.56)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $15,561,000 ($1021.13)
    Water Utilities: $3,031,000 ($198.90)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,629,000 ($106.90)
    Other: $739,000 ($48.49)
    General Local Government Support: $210,000 ($13.78)
  • Tax - Other: $1,920,000 ($125.99)
    Property: $1,102,000 ($72.31)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $849,000 ($55.71)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $730,000 ($47.90)
    Other License: $425,000 ($27.89)
    Motor Vehicle License: $350,000 ($22.97)
    Public Utilities Sales: $239,000 ($15.68)
    Public Utility License: $75,000 ($4.92)

Front Royal government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,908,000 ($847.04)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,041,000 ($790.14)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $866,000 ($56.83)

Front Royal government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,800,000 ($1364.92)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,514,000 ($164.97)

8.28% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,668 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.28%
Virginia average:

9.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Prince William County, VA  0.95% ($60,788 average AGI)
from Frederick County, VA  0.77% ($43,706)
from Fairfax County, VA  0.73% ($76,779)


7.66% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,289 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.66%
Virginia average:

9.76%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Frederick County, VA  1.17% ($53,011 average AGI)
to Shenandoah County, VA  0.87% ($37,150)
to Fauquier County, VA  0.42% ($41,281)
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

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)

Medal of Honor Recipients

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

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Front Royal fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 46Number of bridges
  • 843ft / 257mTotal length
  • $2,430,000Total costs
  • 447,516Total average daily traffic
  • 38,534Total average daily truck traffic
  • 556,443Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic
New bridges in Front Royal, VA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 41960-1969
  • 261970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Front Royal, VA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Front Royal)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Front Royal, VA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 22 (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: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 206 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Front Royal)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 29 (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 in Front Royal, VA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Front Royal, VA - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 251. The highest number of fire incidents - 495 took place in 2007, and the least - 52 in 2005. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Front Royal, VA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (50.2%), and Outside Fires (29.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Front Royal, VA
    • 1,89550.2%Structure Fires
    • 1,10929.4%Outside Fires
    • 39310.4%Other
    • 37710.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Front Royal, VA

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

  • Pioneer Motel, 541 S Royal Ave, Front Royal, Virginia 22630 , Phone: (540) 635-4784
  • Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites At Blue Ridge Shadows Resort, 111 Hospitality Dr, Front Royal, Virginia 22630 , Phone: (540) 631-3050, Fax: (540) 631-3023
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Front Royal, Virginia
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Front Royal, VA
  • 55.8%Electricity
  • 26.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.3%Wood
  • 1.6%Utility gas
  • 0.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Front Royal, VA
  • 79.4%Electricity
  • 11.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.2%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used


Front Royal compared to Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Front Royal on our top lists:

  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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