Stafford Courthouse, Virginia

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Population in 2010: 4,320.
Males: 2,564  (59.4%)
Females: 1,756  (40.6%)
Median resident age:

33.1 years
Virginia median age:

38.5 years
Estimated median household income in 2019: $110,446
Stafford Courthouse:

$110,446
VA:

$76,456

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $42,822

Stafford Courthouse CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $366,500
Stafford Courthouse:

$366,500
VA:

$288,800

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $585,802; detached houses: $746,398; townhouses or other attached units: $362,568

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,273.

March 2019 cost of living index in Stafford Courthouse: 162.7 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 2.8%
(0.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.8% for other race residents)

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  • Races in Stafford Courthouse, VA (2019)
    • 2,08448.6%White alone
    • 1,04124.3%Hispanic
    • 84119.6%Black alone
    • 2255.2%Two or more races
    • 842.0%Asian alone
    • 180.4%American Indian alone
    • 180.4%Other race alone

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

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Ancestries: Romanian (8.4%), American (7.5%), English (3.8%), Irish (3.6%), German (3.6%), African (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

787 residents are foreign born (12.3% Latin America, 3.1% Europe).

This place:

17.8%
Virginia:

12.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,158 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,671 (0.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dale City, VA (16.6 miles , pop. 55,971).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (40.7 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (163.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Aquia Harbour, VA (1.9 miles ),
Falmouth, VA (2.5 miles ),
Boswell's Corner, VA (2.6 miles ),
Southern Gateway, VA (2.6 miles ),
Fredericksburg, VA (2.9 miles ),
Quantico Station, VA (2.9 miles ),
Quantico Base, VA (3.1 miles ),
Passapatanzy, VA (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 38.42 N, Longitude: 77.42 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 540

Distribution of median household income in Stafford Courthouse, VA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Stafford Courthouse, 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 2010 was 13.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.1
U.S.:

5.6
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.0
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Stafford Courthouse-area historical tornado activity is above Virginia state average. It is 2% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.8 miles away from the Stafford Courthouse place center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 9/24/2001, a category F4 tornado 30.8 miles away from the place center injured 2 people and caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Stafford Courthouse-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 54% 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 45.0 miles away from Stafford Courthouse 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 44.1 miles away from Stafford Courthouse center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 57.9 miles away from Stafford Courthouse center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 63.1 miles away from Stafford Courthouse center
On 8/24/2011 at 00:04:36, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML) earthquake occurred 45.4 miles away from Stafford Courthouse center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 242.4 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 Stafford Courthouse:

  • BROOKE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; STAFFORD, VA)
  • BMA - GARRISONVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; STAFFORD, VA)
  • DAVITA - GARRISONVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; STAFFORD, VA)
  • MARY WASHINGTON HOSPITAL, INC Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; FREDERICKSBURG, VA)
  • HEALTH SOUTH REHABILITATION HOSPITAL OF FREDERICKS (Hospital, about 9 miles away; FREDERICKSBURG, VA)
  • HOME AND HEART HEALTH, INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; FREDERICKSBURG, VA)
  • VIRGINIA HEALTHCARE SERVICES OF FREDERICKSBURG (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; FREDERICKSBURG, VA)

Amtrak stations near Stafford Courthouse:

  • 9 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.
  • 10 miles: QUANTICO (QUNATICO, RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: WOODBRIDGE (1040 EXPRESS WAY) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Stafford Courthouse:

  • University of Mary Washington (about 9 miles; Fredericksburg, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,506)
  • Germanna Community College (about 20 miles; Locust Grove, VA; FT enrollment: 4,455)
  • College of Southern Maryland (about 25 miles; La Plata, MD; FT enrollment: 5,775)
  • George Mason University (about 30 miles; Fairfax, VA; FT enrollment: 26,002)
  • Northern Virginia Community College (about 31 miles; Annandale, VA; FT enrollment: 35,721)
  • Stratford University (about 33 miles; Fairfax, VA; FT enrollment: 2,570)
  • Medtech Institute (about 35 miles; Falls Church, VA; FT enrollment: 2,900)

Public high schools in Stafford Courthouse:

Private high schools in Stafford Courthouse:

  • GRACE PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 124, Location: 2202 JEFFERSON DAVIS HWY, Grades: KG-12)
  • COLONIAL ACADEMY (Students: 84, Location: 2726 JEFFERSON DAVIS HWY, Grades: PK-9)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Stafford Courthouse:

See full list of schools located in Stafford Courthouse

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Notable locations in Stafford Courthouse: Stafford County Sheriff's Office (A), Stafford County Fire and Rescue Department Fire Marshal's Office (B), Stafford County Fire and Rescue Department Emergency Medical Services Station 1 Stafford (C), Stafford County Fire and Rescue Department Station 2 Stafford (D), Stafford Volunteer Rescue Squad Rescue 1 (E), Stafford County Courthouse (F), Rowser Building (G), Rappahannock Regional Jail (H), Rappahannock Juvenile Center (I), Hope Creek Building (J), Courthouse Professional Center (K), Courthouse Community Center (L), Alvin Y Bandy Administration Complex (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Stafford Courthouse include: Regester Chapel United Methodist Church (A), Saint Peters Lutheran Church (B), Hosanna Fellowship Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Regester Chapel Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Stafford Courthouse: Stafford Square (1). 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:

2.8 people
Virginia:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

69.8%
Whole state:

67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.6%
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: 0.2% of all households
1,315 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
42 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Stafford Courthouse:

Marital status in Stafford Courthouse, VA
  • Never married: 40.0%
  • Now married: 49.0%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 1.5%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

For population 25 years and over in Stafford Courthouse:

  • High school or higher: 84.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Virginia average:

12.1

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Stafford Courthouse, 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
This 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
Stafford County:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

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

5.22 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

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

7.7%
State:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Stafford County:

27.8%
State:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Stafford 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 Stafford Courthouse:

  • 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)
  • WPWC (1480 AM; 5 kW; DUMFRIES-TRIANGLE, VA; Owner: JMK COMMUNICATIONS, 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.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WYSK (1350 AM; 1 kW; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; Owner: THE FREE LANCE-STAR PUBLISHING CO. OF FREDERICKSBURG, VA)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WKDL (730 AM; 8 kW; ALEXANDRIA, VA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALEXANDRIA LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WFVA (1230 AM; 1 kW; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Stafford Courthouse:

  • WBQB (101.5 FM; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFLS-FM (93.3 FM; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; Owner: THE FREE LANCE-STAR PUBLISHING CO. OF FREDERICKSBURG, VA)
  • WGRX (104.5 FM; FALMOUTH, VA; Owner: TELEMEDIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W249BF (97.7 FM; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJYJ (90.5 FM; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WPER (89.9 FM; CULPEPER, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO INC.)
  • WCUL (103.1 FM; CULPEPER, VA; Owner: JOYNER LICENSE, INC.)
  • WWZZ (104.1 FM; WALDORF, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WINC-FM (92.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGRQ (95.9 FM; COLONIAL BEACH, VA; Owner: TELEMEDIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBPS-FM (94.3 FM; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF WARRENTON LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WTOP-FM (107.7 FM; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WJZW (105.9 FM; WOODBRIDGE, VA; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WYSK-FM (99.3 FM; SPOTSYLVANIA, VA; Owner: THE FREE LANCE-STAR PUBLISHING CO. OF FREDERICKSBURG, VA)
  • W221AA (92.1 FM; STAFFORD, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Stafford Courthouse:

  • WNVT (Channel 53; GOLDVEIN, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Stafford Courthouse fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Stafford Courthouse fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 167ft / 51.3mTotal length
  • $1,110,000Total costs
  • 396,120Total average daily traffic
  • 27,417Total average daily truck traffic
  • 542,629Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Stafford Courthouse, VA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 101960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 31990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Stafford Courthouse, VA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • COLLEEN KHAN, 134 Den Rich Road (Lat: 38.480889 Lon: -77.369222), Type: 50.6, Structure height: 51179 m, Overall height: 50.6 m, Registrant: Milestone Communications, Charold@milestonecorp.Com, , Resto-n, Phone: (703) 272-8932
  • COLLEEN KHAN, 134 Den Rich Road (Lat: 38.480889 Lon: -77.369222), Type: 50.6, Structure height: 51179 m, Overall height: 50.6 m, Licensee ID: C, Registrant: Milestone Communications, Charold@milestonecorp.Com, , Resto-n, Phone: (703) 272-8932

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Stafford Courthouse, VA
  • 67.2%Electricity
  • 27.9%Utility gas
  • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Stafford Courthouse, VA
  • 77.5%Electricity
  • 20.8%Utility gas
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Stafford Courthouse compared to Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Stafford Courthouse on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Middle Africa (population 500+)"
  • #100 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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