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Fredericksburg city, Virginia (VA)


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County population in 2012: 27,307 (99% urban, 1% rural); it was 19,279 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,709
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 914
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,876
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,882 (it was 5,226 in 2000)
% of renters here:

65%
State:

33%

Land area: 11 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 2443 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fredericksburg city: 135.5 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.6%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (13.6%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (12.3%), Public administration (12.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 71%
  • Government: 25%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 4%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%

Fredericksburg city races chart

Races in Fredericksburg city, Virginia:


Median resident age:  28.0 years
Virginia median age:  37.0 years

Males: 11,144  (35.7%)
Females: 13,142  (64.3%)

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Average household size:
Fredericksburg city:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $43,960 ($34,585 in 1999)
This county:

$43960
Virginia:

$59330

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $881 (lower quartile is $686, upper quartile is $1,045)
This county:

$881
State:

$832


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $331,416 (it was $134,500 in 2000)
Fredericksburg city:

$331,416
Virginia:

$252,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $233,192 - $393,884

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $296,371
Here:

$296,371
State:

$330,816

Townhouses or other attached units: $300,537
Here:

$300,537
State:

$310,878

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $154,015
Here:

$154,015
State:

$270,208

Mobile homes: $10,773
Here:

$10,773
State:

$37,843
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $2,195
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $390

Institutionalized population: 90

Fredericksburg city, VA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,717 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $1,578 (0.6%)


Fredericksburg city household income distribution in 2009 Fredericksburg city home values distribution


Fredericksburg city contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 15.0%
(12.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.6% for Black residents, 14.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 17.7% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Median age of residents in 2010: 28 years old
(Males: 29 years old, Females: 28 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 30 years old, Black residents: 28 years old, American Indian residents: 30 years old, Asian residents: 27 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 26 years old)

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

15.5%
Whole state:

9.6%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

7.6%
Whole state:

4.3%

Area name: Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Fredericksburg city is $1080 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $1225 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1580 a month.

Cities in this county include: Fredericksburg.

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

2005 air pollution in Fredericksburg city:

Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 19 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 38 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.



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Neighboring counties: Spotsylvania County , Stafford County .


Current college students: 3,503
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 30.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 997 (32% naturalized citizens)

Fredericksburg city:

5.2%
Whole state:

8.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 42.1%

Fredericksburg city marital status for males
Fredericksburg city marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Fredericksburg city with a mortgage: 1,901 (153 second mortgage, 212 home equity loan, 27 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 811

Here:

70.1% with mortgage
State:

75.1% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 109.48%
Here109.5%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 21,107
Total congregations: 29

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran Church
Adherents9,845 (46.6%)4,613 (21.9%)2,525 (12.0%)781 (3.7%)624 (3.0%)
Congregations1 (3.4%)6 (20.7%)2 (6.9%)1 (3.4%)1 (3.4%)
Name Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentAssemblies of GodChurches of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents450 (2.1%)394 (1.9%)309 (1.5%)257 (1.2%)1,309 (6.2%)
Congregations1 (3.4%)3 (10.3%)2 (6.9%)1 (3.4%)11 (37.9%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Fredericksburg city - Fredericksburg

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
This county:

2.68 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Fredericksburg city:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Fredericksburg city:

2.23 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
This county:

8.04 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 82
Fredericksburg city:

36.63 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.0%
Virginia:

9.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.2%
Virginia:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Fredericksburg city:

18.1%
State:

18.6%

Earthquake activity:

Fredericksburg city-area historical earthquake activity is near Virginia state average. It is 88% 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 54.8 miles away from the county 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 50.0 miles away from the county center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 45.5 miles away from the county 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 80.3 miles away from Fredericksburg city center
On 9/22/2001 at 16:01:20, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, 2.5 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 53.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Class of Workers


Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Health care (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Social assistance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):




Most common first ancestries reported in Fredericksburg city (%):





Fredericksburg city mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,824 (71%)
  • Carpooled: 1,215 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 116 (1%)
  • Railroad: 221 (2%)
  • Taxi: 74 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 44 (0%)
  • Walked: 725 (8%)
  • Other means: 107 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 333 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Fredericksburg city, Virginia in 2000:

People in group quarters in Fredericksburg city, Virginia in 2010:


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $64,404.

23.53% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,086 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

23.53%
Virginia average:

11.06%


0.21% of residents moved from foreign countries ($517 average AGI)
Fredericksburg city:

0.21%
Virginia average:

0.41%

17.80% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($31,437 average AGI)
5.52% relocated from other states ($9,132 average AGI)
Fredericksburg city:

5.52%
Virginia average:

4.24%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Spotsylvania County, VA  6.78% ($39,895 average AGI)
from Stafford County, VA  4.19% ($44,212)
from Prince William County, VA  1.21% ($52,908)
from Fairfax County, VA  1.02% ($37,301)
from Caroline County, VA  0.67% ($32,278)
from King George County, VA  0.54% ($39,318)
from Orange County, VA  0.36% ($51,586)


22.02% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,252 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

22.02%
Virginia average:

10.78%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
17.22% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($29,928 average AGI)
4.80% relocated to other states ($9,324 average AGI)
Fredericksburg city:

4.80%
Virginia average:

4.13%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Spotsylvania County, VA  7.31% ($36,662 average AGI)
to Stafford County, VA  2.69% ($39,117)
to Caroline County, VA  1.26% ($41,770)
to King George County, VA  0.82% ($41,385)
to Prince William County, VA  0.54% ($29,814)
to Fairfax County, VA  0.52% ($39,512)
to Orange County, VA  0.40% ($48,063)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 23.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 19.1

Births per 1000 population in Fredericksburg city

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Fredericksburg city

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 12.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Fredericksburg city

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 9,124 (7,782 aged, 1,342 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.89
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 118589.3
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 1994.330
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 384231.11

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1900.440
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1041.870
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 28.94

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 92.23
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 385.880

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 33.76
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 159.3. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 21,690

Size of family households: 2,097 2-persons, 1,185 3-persons, 880 4-persons, 423 5-persons, 152 6-persons, 117 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,419 1-person, 822 2-persons, 255 3-persons, 118 4-persons, 29 5-persons, 6 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

90.4% of residents of Fredericksburg city speak English at home.
6.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (48% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 16% don't speak English at all).
2.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (69% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $325,991,000 ($15935 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $97,855,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $206,952,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $52,759,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $236,000
Federal grants: $20,719,000
Federal procurement contracts: $27,289,000 ($17,098,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $18,036,000 ($264,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $405,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $15,568,000
Federal Government insurance: $0,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,027
Here:

98 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,176
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

40 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +250
Here:

+12 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +441
Here:

+21 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Fredericksburg city

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.98 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.3

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Fredericksburg city, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 41
  • 4 rooms: 186
  • 5 rooms: 504
  • 6 rooms: 590
  • 7 rooms: 520
  • 8 rooms: 463
  • 9+ rooms: 572
  • 1 room: 100
  • 2 rooms: 441
  • 3 rooms: 1,062
  • 4 rooms: 1,562
  • 5 rooms: 1,388
  • 6 rooms: 388
  • 7 rooms: 160
  • 8 rooms: 73
  • 9+ rooms: 52
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Fredericksburg city, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 76
  • 2 bedrooms: 669
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,345
  • 4 bedrooms: 640
  • 5+ bedrooms: 146
  • no bedroom: 187
  • 1 bedroom: 1,575
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,621
  • 3 bedrooms: 713
  • 4 bedrooms: 115
  • 5+ bedrooms: 15
Cars and other vehicles available in Fredericksburg city, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 117
  • 1 vehicle: 924
  • 2 vehicles: 1,216
  • 3 vehicles: 491
  • 4 vehicles: 112
  • 5+ vehicles: 16
  • no vehicle: 953
  • 1 vehicle: 2,658
  • 2 vehicles: 1,230
  • 3 vehicles: 283
  • 4 vehicles: 87
  • 5+ vehicles: 15

40% of Fredericksburg city residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 23% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68% lived in Virginia.

Fredericksburg city:

40.4%
State average:

53.8%


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $99,400


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Fredericksburg city
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (56.6%)
  • Electricity (24.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (16.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.1%)
  • Utility gas (49.8%)
  • Electricity (41.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.5%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 135
Here:

9.2%
Virginia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 43
Here:

6.5%
Virginia:

8.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 177
Here:

5.5%
Virginia:

20.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2004:



Fredericksburg city Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Fredericksburg city Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)




Most common first names in Fredericksburg city, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John52973.8 years
Mary49978.7 years
James49972.6 years
William48773.8 years
Robert39771.1 years
Charles30172.9 years
George26875.6 years
Joseph23872.4 years
Thomas22470.7 years
Elizabeth21678.7 years
Most common last names in Fredericksburg city, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith23376.1 years
Sullivan22575.8 years
Jones22274.4 years
Johnson19875.2 years
Brown18073.9 years
Williams14774.9 years
Shelton14676.7 years
Newton12972.6 years
Taylor10671.8 years
White10672.7 years
Businesses in Fredericksburg city, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven5Lowe's1
AT&T2Marriott1
Ann Taylor1MasterBrand Cabinets10
Applebee's1McDonald's8
Arby's1Men's Wearhouse1
Ashley Furniture1New Balance2
AutoZone1Nike15
Baskin-Robbins1Office Depot1
Best Western2Old Navy1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Olive Garden1
Burger King1Outback1
CVS2Outback Steakhouse1
Caribou Coffee1Panda Express1
Catherines1Papa John's Pizza1
Chick-Fil-A1PetSmart1
Chico's1Pier 1 Imports1
Chipotle1Pizza Hut1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Popeyes1
Cracker Barrel1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Cricket Wireless1Quality1
DHL1Quiznos1
Decora Cabinetry2RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
DressBarn1Ruby Tuesday1
Dunkin Donuts1Ryan's Grill1
Ethan Allen1SAS Shoes1
Famous Footwear1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx12Staples1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Starbucks4
GNC1Subway1
GameStop2Super 81
H&R Block2T-Mobile3
Hardee's1T.G.I. Driday's1
Hobby Lobby1Taco Bell1
Home Depot1Talbots1
IHOP1Target1
JoS. A. Bank1The Room Place1
Jones New York1U-Haul2
KFC2UPS14
Kohl's1Verizon Wireless1
Lane Bryant1Walmart1
LensCrafters1Wendy's1
Long John Silver's1

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