Greenbriar, Virginia

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Population in 2010: 8,166.
Males: 3,860  (47.3%)
Females: 4,306  (52.7%)
Median resident age:

37.5 years
Virginia median age:

38.2 years
Estimated median household income in 2017: $118,279
Greenbriar:

$118,279
VA:

$71,535

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $53,485

Greenbriar CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $567,000
Greenbriar:

$567,000
VA:

$273,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $445,512; detached houses: $481,004; townhouses or other attached units: $311,605; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $240,209

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,719.

March 2019 cost of living index in Greenbriar: 165.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.7%
(4.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.8% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Greenbriar, VA (2017)
    • 4,72654.4%White alone
    • 1,61918.6%Asian alone
    • 1,27114.6%Hispanic
    • 6707.7%Black alone
    • 3423.9%Two or more races
    • 690.8%American Indian alone

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

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Ancestries: German (5.3%), European (4.9%), African (4.9%), American (4.7%), English (4.6%), Italian (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

2,087 residents are foreign born (4.1% Latin America, 3.7% Africa).

This place:

24.0%
Virginia:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $5,288 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,909 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portsmouth, VA (1.3 miles , pop. 100,565).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Norfolk, VA (5.4 miles , pop. 234,403).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (227.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Portsmouth, VA (1.1 miles ),
Brambleton, VA (2.0 miles ),
Meadowbrook, VA (2.2 miles ),
Norfolk, VA (2.3 miles ),
Sussex, VA (2.4 miles ),
Deerfield, VA (2.6 miles),
Chesapeake, VA (2.6 miles ),
Deep Creek, VA (2.7 miles)

Latitude: 36.85 N, Longitude: 76.35 W

Distribution of median household income in Greenbriar, VA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Greenbriar, VA in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.5%
Virginia:

3.0%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 57.5. This is better than average.

City:

57.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.291. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.291
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.90. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.90
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.336. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.336
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.08. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.08
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00176. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00176
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Greenbriar-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Virginia state average. It is 26% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/5/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.9 miles away from the Greenbriar place center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/28/2008, a category F3 tornado 21.3 miles away from the place center injured 200 people and caused $30 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Greenbriar-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Virginia state average. It is 87% 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 99.7 miles away from Greenbriar 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 241.3 miles away from Greenbriar 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 113.7 miles away from Greenbriar center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 106.3 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 117.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/6/1994 at 19:54:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.6 LG, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 125.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Fairfax County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Storms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Greenbriar:

  • BON SECOURS MARYVIEW MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 1 miles away; PORTSMOUTH, VA)
  • BON SECOURS HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; PORTSMOUTH, VA)
  • HOLIDAY HOUSE OF PORTSMOUTH INC (Hospital, about 2 miles away; PORTSMOUTH, VA)
  • PORTSMOUTH DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; PORTSMOUTH, VA)
  • AUTUMN CARE OF PORTSMOUTH (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PORTSMOUTH, VA)
  • PARK VIEW NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; PORTSMOUTH, VA)
  • RAI - GOODE WAY-PORTSMOUTH (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; PORTSMOUTH, VA)

Amtrak stations near Greenbriar:

  • 4 miles: NORFOLK (MONTICELLO AVE. & VA. BEACH BLVD.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: NEWPORT NEWS (9304 WARWICK BLVD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plants near Greenbriar:

  • 18 miles: Surry 1 and 2 in Newport News, VA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Greenbriar:

  • Tidewater Community College (about 4 miles; Norfolk, VA; Full-time enrollment: 20,975)
  • Old Dominion University (about 4 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 19,825)
  • Norfolk State University (about 5 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 6,032)
  • Regent University (about 10 miles; Virginia Beach, VA; FT enrollment: 3,429)
  • ECPI University (about 10 miles; Virginia Beach, VA; FT enrollment: 10,694)
  • Hampton University (about 12 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 4,494)
  • Thomas Nelson Community College (about 16 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 7,056)

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Shopping Center: Greenbriar Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Greenbriar include: Saint Paul Chung Catholic Church (A), King of Kings Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Greenbriar include: Rocky Run Park (1), Greenbriar Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Fairfax County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.6 people
Virginia:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

67.9%
Whole state:

67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.9%
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
11 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Greenbriar:

Marital status in Greenbriar, VA
  • Never married: 30.3%
  • Now married: 56.2%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 6.6%

For population 25 years and over in Greenbriar:

  • High school or higher: 95.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 57.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 23.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Virginia average:

12.2

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Greenbriar, VA (based on Fairfax County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic184,18329
Evangelical Protestant103,522316
Mainline Protestant100,525146
Other91,925119
Orthodox4,6948
Black Protestant1,5099
None595,368-
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: 182
This county:

1.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Fairfax County:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 130
Fairfax County:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 163
Fairfax County:

1.62 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 693
This county:

6.90 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

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

7.2%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Fairfax County:

22.2%
State:

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

27.6%
Virginia:

18.6%

8.52% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($83,583 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.52%
Virginia average:

9.50%

0.26% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,442 average AGI)
Fairfax County:

0.26%
Virginia average:

0.18%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Arlington County, VA  0.86% ($98,359 average AGI)
from Alexandria city, VA  0.79% ($84,752)
from Prince William County, VA  0.56% ($64,073)


9.86% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($93,047 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.86%
Virginia average:

9.76%

0.25% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,753 average AGI)
Fairfax County:

0.25%
Virginia average:

0.17%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Loudoun County, VA  1.13% ($104,678 average AGI)
to Prince William County, VA  0.99% ($64,323)
to Arlington County, VA  0.70% ($82,900)

Strongest AM radio stations in Greenbriar:

  • WGPL (1350 AM; 5 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA URBAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPMH (1010 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHKT (1650 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGH (1310 AM; 20 kW; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPCE (1400 AM; 1 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCPK (1600 AM; 4 kW; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: WINSTON-SALEM RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WFOG (1050 AM; 5 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WJOI (1230 AM; 1 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WNIS (790 AM; 5 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKGM (940 AM; 10 kW; SMITHFIELD, VA; Owner: WKGM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Greenbriar:

  • WWSO-FM (92.9 FM; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W291AE (106.1 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR TELECABLE, INC)
  • WNOR (98.7 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WPTE (94.9 FM; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)
  • WVKL (95.7 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHRO-FM (90.3 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION,INC)
  • WHRV (89.5 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION,INC)
  • WWDE-FM (101.3 FM; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)
  • WYFI (99.7 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNSB (91.1 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: NORFOLK STATE UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
  • WSVY-FM (105.3 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOWI (102.9 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCMS-FM (100.5 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKOC (93.7 FM; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WAFX (106.9 FM; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WGH-FM (97.3 FM; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNVZ (104.5 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)
  • WJCD (107.7 FM; WINDSOR, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBHH (92.1 FM; MOYOCK, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W280CX (103.9 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA BEACH EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Greenbriar:

  • W05BQ (Channel 5; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: THE UNION MISSION)
  • WJGN-CA (Channel 5; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: THE UNION MISSION)
  • WJHJ-LP (Channel 39; NEWPORT NEWS, ETC., VA; Owner: JBS, INC.)
  • W56CS (Channel 56; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WVBT (Channel 43; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTKR (Channel 3; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WNLO-CA (Channel 45; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WVEC-TV (Channel 13; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: WVEC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WGNT (Channel 27; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WTVZ-TV (Channel 33; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WTVZ LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WHRO-TV (Channel 15; HAMPTON-NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOC, INC.)
  • WPXV (Channel 49; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W25CS (Channel 25; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: KM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAVY-TV (Channel 10; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WITD-CA (Channel 23; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBTD-LP (Channel 66; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKTD-CA (Channel 17; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGBS-LP (Channel 7; HAMPTON, ETC., VA; Owner: JOAN AND KENNETH WRIGHT)
  • W30BV (Channel 30; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: B.N. VISWANATH)
  • W21AQ (Channel 21; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: THE UNION MISSION)
  • WTTD-LP (Channel 59; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W24OI (Channel 24; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W18BS (Channel 18; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WYSJ-CA (Channel 31; YORKTOWN, VA; Owner: JBS, INC.)
  • WCTX-CA (Channel 35; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 4.5mTotal length
  • $2,965,000Total costs
  • 2,878Total average daily traffic
  • 402Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,048Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Greenbriar, VA
  • 75.0%Utility gas
  • 24.5%Electricity
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Greenbriar, VA
  • 64.6%Electricity
  • 34.2%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Greenbriar compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above 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 above state average.

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  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: business and financial operations occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: architecture and engineering occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: computer and mathematical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Turkey (population 500+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Egypt (population 500+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: professional, scientific, and technical services (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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