Southern Gateway, Virginia

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Population in 2010: 2,805.
Males: 1,355  (48.3%)
Females: 1,450  (51.7%)
Median resident age:

29.6 years
Virginia median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 22406.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $110,446
Southern Gateway:

$110,446
VA:

$76,456

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $42,822

Southern Gateway CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $366,500
Southern Gateway:

$366,500
VA:

$288,800

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $256,276; detached houses: $297,963; townhouses or other attached units: $250,425

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,411.

March 2019 cost of living index in Southern Gateway: 163.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.5%
(11.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.5% for Black residents, 10.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

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  • Races in Southern Gateway, VA (2019)
    • 1,18333.3%Black alone
    • 1,12331.6%White alone
    • 92125.9%Hispanic
    • 2095.9%Two or more races
    • 1484.2%Asian alone

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

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Ancestries: Scottish (8.9%), American (6.1%), Swedish (4.6%), English (4.5%), Barbadian (2.4%), Ghanaian (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

690 residents are foreign born (11.1% Latin America, 3.1% Africa).

This place:

18.8%
Virginia:

12.4%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dale City, VA (22.7 miles , pop. 55,971).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (47.4 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (170.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Falmouth, VA (1.6 miles ),
Fredericksburg, VA (1.9 miles ),
Stafford Courthouse, VA (2.6 miles ),
Aquia Harbour, VA (3.2 miles ),
Passapatanzy, VA (3.3 miles ),
Spotsylvania Courthouse, VA (3.3 miles ),
Lake Wilderness, VA (3.5 miles ),
Long Branch, VA (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 38.35 N, Longitude: 77.50 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 540

Distribution of median household income in Southern Gateway, VA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Southern Gateway, VA in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.2%
Virginia:

4.6%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 58.4. This is better than average.

City:

58.4
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 6.00. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.00
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Southern Gateway-area historical tornado activity is above Virginia state average. It is 0% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.5 miles away from the Southern Gateway place center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 9/24/2001, a category F4 tornado 30.1 miles away from the place center injured 2 people and caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Southern Gateway-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 53% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 38.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 37.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 51.1 miles away from Southern Gateway center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 56.8 miles away from Southern Gateway center
On 8/24/2011 at 00:04:36, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML) earthquake occurred 38.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 235.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Stafford County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Southern Gateway:

  • HOME AND HEART HEALTH, INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; FREDERICKSBURG, VA)
  • HEALTH SOUTH REHABILITATION HOSPITAL OF FREDERICKS (Hospital, about 3 miles away; FREDERICKSBURG, VA)
  • MARY WASHINGTON HOSPITAL, INC Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; FREDERICKSBURG, VA)
  • SNOWDEN AT FREDERICKSBURG INC (Hospital, about 3 miles away; ENON, VA)
  • VIRGINIA HEALTHCARE SERVICES OF FREDERICKSBURG (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; FREDERICKSBURG, VA)
  • FREDRICKSBURG NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; FREDERICKSBURG, VA)
  • CARRIAGE HILL NSG HM (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; FREDERICKSBURG, VA)

Amtrak stations near Southern Gateway:

  • 5 miles: FREDERICKSBURG (CAROLINE ST. & LAFAYETTE BLVD.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: QUANTICO (QUNATICO, RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Southern Gateway:

  • University of Mary Washington (about 4 miles; Fredericksburg, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,506)
  • Germanna Community College (about 16 miles; Locust Grove, VA; FT enrollment: 4,455)
  • College of Southern Maryland (about 31 miles; La Plata, MD; FT enrollment: 5,775)
  • George Mason University (about 36 miles; Fairfax, VA; FT enrollment: 26,002)
  • Northern Virginia Community College (about 37 miles; Annandale, VA; FT enrollment: 35,721)
  • Stratford University (about 39 miles; Fairfax, VA; FT enrollment: 2,570)
  • Medtech Institute (about 41 miles; Falls Church, VA; FT enrollment: 2,900)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Southern Gateway: Spring Knoll Plaza (A), Heritage Commerce Center (B), Stafford Industrial Park (C), Spring Knoll Farm (D), Fredericksburg Industrial Park (E), Falls Run Industrial Park (F), Stafford County Fire and Rescue Department Station 12 Berea (G), LifeCare Medical Transports (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: England Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Stafford 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:

2.4 people
Virginia:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

56.3%
Whole state:

67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

11.2%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Southern Gateway:

Marital status in Southern Gateway, VA
  • Never married: 47.7%
  • Now married: 41.9%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 1.5%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

For population 25 years and over in Southern Gateway:

  • High school or higher: 89.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Virginia average:

12.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Southern Gateway
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Southern Gateway, VA (based on Stafford County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,87167
Mainline Protestant7,70414
Catholic6,2881
Other1,9788
Black Protestant3564
Orthodox501
None94,714-
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: 11
Stafford County:

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Stafford County:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
Here:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 63
Here:

5.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.7%
State:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.8%
Virginia:

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

15.7%
Virginia:

18.6%

11.84% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($61,231 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.84%
Virginia average:

9.50%

0.34% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,064 average AGI)
Stafford County:

0.34%
Virginia average:

0.18%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Prince William County, VA  2.44% ($60,507 average AGI)
from Spotsylvania County, VA  1.09% ($51,037)
from Fairfax County, VA  0.93% ($75,649)


10.97% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($62,966 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.97%
Virginia average:

9.76%

0.19% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,336 average AGI)
Stafford County:

0.19%
Virginia average:

0.17%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Spotsylvania County, VA  1.58% ($52,179 average AGI)
to Prince William County, VA  1.14% ($54,299)
to Fredericksburg city, VA  0.81% ($52,154)

Strongest AM radio stations in Southern Gateway:

  • WYSK (1350 AM; 1 kW; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; Owner: THE FREE LANCE-STAR PUBLISHING CO. OF FREDERICKSBURG, VA)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WFVA (1230 AM; 1 kW; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, 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.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WPWC (1480 AM; 5 kW; DUMFRIES-TRIANGLE, VA; Owner: JMK COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Southern Gateway:

  • W249BF (97.7 FM; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGRX (104.5 FM; FALMOUTH, VA; Owner: TELEMEDIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFLS-FM (93.3 FM; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; Owner: THE FREE LANCE-STAR PUBLISHING CO. OF FREDERICKSBURG, VA)
  • WBQB (101.5 FM; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • W221AA (92.1 FM; STAFFORD, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJYJ (90.5 FM; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WCUL (103.1 FM; CULPEPER, VA; Owner: JOYNER LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPER (89.9 FM; CULPEPER, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO INC.)
  • WMXH-FM (105.7 FM; LURAY, VA; Owner: EASY RADIO, INC.)
  • WINC-FM (92.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • WYSK-FM (99.3 FM; SPOTSYLVANIA, VA; Owner: THE FREE LANCE-STAR PUBLISHING CO. OF FREDERICKSBURG, VA)
  • WBPS-FM (94.3 FM; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF WARRENTON LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • WGRQ (95.9 FM; COLONIAL BEACH, VA; Owner: TELEMEDIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWZZ (104.1 FM; WALDORF, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WTOP-FM (107.7 FM; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WWUZ (96.9 FM; BOWLING GREEN, VA; Owner: THE FREE LANCE-STAR PUBLISHING CO. OF FREDERICKSBURG, VA)
  • W217BC (91.3 FM; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Southern Gateway:

  • WNVT (Channel 53; GOLDVEIN, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Southern Gateway fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Southern Gateway fatal accident list:

Nov 30, 2019 01:51 AM, Cr-670, Lat: 38.338619, Lon: -77.510111, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 28, 2018 05:30 PM, Cr-700, Rt-17, Lat: 38.355200, Lon: -77.509317, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 27, 2013 08:41 PM, Us-17, Lat: 38.344700, Lon: -77.498200, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 22, 2011 11:35 PM, Warrenton Rd, Mclane Dr, Lat: 38.345225, Lon: -77.498847, Vehicles: 4, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Apr 28, 2006 02:40 AM, I-95, Lat: 38.341050, Lon: -77.491750, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 3, 2006 01:20 AM, Us-17, Lat: 38.357900, Lon: -77.515900, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 141ft / 43.2mTotal length
  • $892,000Total costs
  • 485,531Total average daily traffic
  • 50,657Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Southern Gateway, VA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 91960-1969
  • 31980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 82000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Southern Gateway, VA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Southern Gateway, VA
  • 76.8%Utility gas
  • 23.2%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Southern Gateway, VA
  • 90.4%Electricity
  • 9.6%Utility gas


Southern Gateway compared to Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Southern Gateway on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Africa, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion (population 500+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median household income and median resident age less than 35"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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