Quantico Base, Virginia

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Population in 2010: 4,452.
Males: 2,896  (65.1%)
Females: 1,556  (34.9%)
Median resident age:  22.3 years
Virginia median age:  38.2 years
Estimated median household income in 2016: $97,986
Quantico Base:

$97,986
VA:

$68,114

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $36,285

Quantico Base CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $366,000
Quantico Base:

$366,000
VA:

$264,000

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $391,938; Detached houses: $434,954; Townhouses or other attached units: $305,159; In 2-unit structures: $171,403; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $385,281; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $308,014; Mobile homes: $71,006

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,784.

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  • Races in Quantico Base, VA (2016)

    Quantico Base races chart
    • 3,45252.5%White alone
    • 1,61924.6%Hispanic
    • 5558.4%Black alone
    • 5468.3%Two or more races
    • 1973.0%Asian alone
    • 661.0%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 130.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Quantico Base: 133.5 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: European (6.8%), Irish (6.2%), American (2.8%), English (2.8%), Polish (2.3%), Haitian (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

For population 25 years and over in Quantico Base:

  • High school or higher: 97.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Quantico Base CDP:

  • Never married: 45.1%
  • Now married: 51.9%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 0.2%
  • Divorced: 0.7%

384 residents are foreign born (3.1% Latin America, 0.6% Oceania).

This place:

5.8%
Virginia:

11.9%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dale City, VA (8.5 miles , pop. 55,971).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (31.2 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (154.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Quantico, VA (1.1 miles ), Quantico Station, VA (1.3 miles ), Triangle, VA (1.3 miles ), Dumfries, VA (1.7 miles ), Boswell's Corner, VA (1.9 miles ), Neabsco, VA (2.4 miles ), Aquia Harbour, VA (2.5 miles ), Montclair, VA (2.5 miles ).

Latitude: 38.53 N, Longitude: 77.31 W

Quantico Base household income distribution Quantico Base home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.8%
Virginia:

4.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (73%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Construction (2%)
  • Retail trade (2%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (1%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (13%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (28%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (3%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)

Work and jobs in Quantico Base: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Tornado activity:

Quantico Base-area historical tornado activity is above Virginia state average. It is 4% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.3 miles away from the Quantico Base place center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 1/26/1978, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.0 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Quantico Base-area historical earthquake activity is near Virginia state average. It is 85% 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 72.6 miles away from the city 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 142.1 miles away from Quantico Base center
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 262.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 67.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 142.7 miles away from Quantico Base center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 63.2 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 Prince William County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Quantico Base:

  • DAVITA - GARRISONVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; STAFFORD, VA)
  • ENVOY OF WOODBRIDGE, LLC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WOODBRIDGE, VA)
  • BMA - GARRISONVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; STAFFORD, VA)
  • SENTARA NORTHERN VIRGINIA MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; WOODBRIDGE, VA)
  • RENAL CAREPARTNERS - WOODBRIDGE (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; WOODBRIDGE, VA)
  • FMC - POTOMAC MILLS (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; WOODBRIDGE, VA)
  • CDC - WOODBRIDGE (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; WOODBRIDGE, VA)

Amtrak stations near Quantico Base:

  • 2 miles: QUANTICO (QUNATICO, RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: WOODBRIDGE (1040 EXPRESS WAY) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: LORTON (AUTO-TRAIN) (LORTON, 8006 LORTON RD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Quantico Base:

  • College of Southern Maryland (about 17 miles; La Plata, MD; Full-time enrollment: 5,775)
  • University of Mary Washington (about 18 miles; Fredericksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 4,506)
  • George Mason University (about 21 miles; Fairfax, VA; FT enrollment: 26,002)
  • Northern Virginia Community College (about 22 miles; Annandale, VA; FT enrollment: 35,721)
  • Stratford University (about 25 miles; Fairfax, VA; FT enrollment: 2,570)
  • Medtech Institute (about 25 miles; Falls Church, VA; FT enrollment: 2,900)
  • Germanna Community College (about 28 miles; Locust Grove, VA; FT enrollment: 4,455)

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Notable locations in Quantico Base: Medal of Honor Golf Course (A), Quantico Town Hall (B), Quantico Fire and Emergency Services Station 52 (C), Marine Air Corps Facility - Quantico Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (D), Quantico Fire and Emergency Services Station 31 (E), Quantico Police Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Quantico Base: Post Chapel (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Quantico Creek (A), Little Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Quantico Base: Butler Stadium (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Prince William County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 71.8. This is about average.

City:

71.8
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.335. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.335
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 12.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.5
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.644. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.644
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 12.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.37. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.37
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 0.00215. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00215
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 3.2%
(2.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.9% for Black residents, 6.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.5 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  98.3%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  1.0%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
736 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary) in 2010

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Virginia average:

12.3

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Quantico Base CDP (based on Prince William County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic59,5516
Evangelical Protestant36,833131
Other23,21422
Mainline Protestant18,64429
Black Protestant6,92610
None256,834-
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: 64
Prince William County:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 43
Prince William County:

1.20 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 92
Prince William County:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 197
Here:

5.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Prince William County:

28.2%
Virginia:

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

25.9%
State:

18.6%

10.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($54,289 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.67%
Virginia average:

9.34%

0.24% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,401 average AGI)
Prince William County:

0.24%
Virginia average:

0.21%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Fairfax County, VA  2.88% ($58,754 average AGI)
from Manassas city, VA  0.53% ($40,535)
from Alexandria city, VA  0.46% ($58,700)


9.16% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($53,894 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.16%
Virginia average:

9.20%

0.21% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,620 average AGI)
Prince William County:

0.21%
Virginia average:

0.20%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Fairfax County, VA  1.70% ($51,918 average AGI)
to Manassas city, VA  0.56% ($39,715)
to Stafford County, VA  0.54% ($50,504)

Strongest AM radio stations in Quantico Base:

  • WPWC (1480 AM; 5 kW; DUMFRIES-TRIANGLE, VA; Owner: JMK COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WKDL (730 AM; 8 kW; ALEXANDRIA, VA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALEXANDRIA LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WKDV (1460 AM; 5 kW; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Quantico Base:

  • WBQB (101.5 FM; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWZZ (104.1 FM; WALDORF, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WFLS-FM (93.3 FM; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; Owner: THE FREE LANCE-STAR PUBLISHING CO. OF FREDERICKSBURG, VA)
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WGRX (104.5 FM; FALMOUTH, VA; Owner: TELEMEDIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPER (89.9 FM; CULPEPER, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO INC.)
  • WJZW (105.9 FM; WOODBRIDGE, VA; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WINC-FM (92.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WMZQ-FM (98.7 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WETA (90.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WGRQ (95.9 FM; COLONIAL BEACH, VA; Owner: TELEMEDIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCUL (103.1 FM; CULPEPER, VA; Owner: JOYNER LICENSE, INC.)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBPS-FM (94.3 FM; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF WARRENTON LICENSEE, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Quantico Base:

  • WNVT (Channel 53; GOLDVEIN, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • W42BE (Channel 42; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: FAIRFAX LOW POWER CO.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • 19,708Total average daily traffic

Quantico Base compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Quantico Base on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of family households, population 1,000+"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Indonesia (population 500+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of renters"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest positive percentage difference between never married males and females (15+ years) (with at least 1,000 males never married)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median household income and median resident age less than 35"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #41 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+)"
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