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. 2013 cost of living index in Fredericksburg city: 136.6 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (29.9%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (18.3%), Retail trade (13.4%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (11.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 83%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 10%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%

Fredericksburg city races chart

Races in Fredericksburg city, Virginia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (60.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (22.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (10.7%)
  • Two or more races (3.1%)
  • Asian alone (2.8%)
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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Fredericksburg city,VA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Fredericksburg city:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,648 ($34,585 in 1999)

This county:

$47648
Virginia:

$62666

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $923 (lower quartile is $800, upper quartile is $1,099)
This county:

$923
State:

$922


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $307,490 (it was $134,500 in 2000)
Fredericksburg city:

$307,490
Virginia:

$239,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $209,127 - $397,106
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,832
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $414

Institutionalized population: 90
Fredericksburg city, VA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 41 buildings, average cost: $110,200
  • 2001: 72 buildings, average cost: $85,900
  • 2002: 103 buildings, average cost: $121,300
  • 2003: 46 buildings, average cost: $204,000
  • 2004: 170 buildings, average cost: $155,300
  • 2005: 410 buildings, average cost: $161,500
  • 2006: 278 buildings, average cost: $152,900
  • 2007: 101 buildings, average cost: $223,300
  • 2008: 88 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2009: 88 buildings, average cost: $161,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results


Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,973 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,938 (0.8%)

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 2013: 16.1%
(17.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.2% for Black residents, 14.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 59.1% for American Indian residents, 13.6% for other race residents, 24.6% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.2%
Fredericksburg city:

16.2%
Virginia:

11.7%
(17.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.4% for Black residents, 13.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 55.6% for American Indian residents, 14.9% for other race residents, 22.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 28 years old
(Males: 28 years old, Females: 28 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 31 years old, Black residents: 30 years old, American Indian residents: 23 years old, Asian residents: 23 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25 years old, Other race residents: 23 years old)

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 .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.9%
Virginia:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

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

  • 1995 to March 2000: 278
  • 1990 to 1994: 212
  • 1985 to 1989: 121
  • 1980 to 1984: 140
  • 1975 to 1979: 61
  • 1970 to 1974: 26
  • 1970 to 1974: 29
  • 1965 to 1969: 130

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:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

75.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Fredericksburg city

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant25,15259
Catholic12,7851
Mainline Protestant7,55110
Black Protestant7161
Other5374
Orthodox--
None--
Fredericksburg city Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Fredericksburg city:

2.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

2.23 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Fredericksburg city:

8.04 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 82
This county:

36.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Fredericksburg city:

9.0%
Virginia:

9.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Fredericksburg city:

26.2%
State:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.1%
State:

18.6%

Earthquake activity:

Fredericksburg city-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 54.8 miles away from Fredericksburg city 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 269.7 miles away from the county 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 159.9 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 Fredericksburg city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 300.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

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

  • Mexico (32%)
  • El Salvador (11%)
  • Guatemala (6%)
  • United Kingdom (6%)
  • Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia) (5%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • Germany (4%)

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

  • English (13%)
  • German (11%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • United States or American (8%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)
  • African (3%)

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:

  • 2,045 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 150 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 48 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 45 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 31 people in other nonhousehold living situations

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

  • 2,329 people in college/university student housing
  • 99 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 78 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 60 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 7 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $65,884.

22.05% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,988 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

22.05%
Virginia average:

9.34%


0.19% of residents moved from foreign countries ($537 average AGI)
Fredericksburg city:

0.19%
Virginia average:

0.21%

16.93% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($30,327 average AGI)
4.93% relocated from other states ($11,124 average AGI)
Fredericksburg city:

4.93%
Virginia average:

3.74%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Spotsylvania County, VA  7.28% ($33,970 average AGI)
from Stafford County, VA  3.91% ($40,818)
from Prince William County, VA  0.95% ($38,299)
from Fairfax County, VA  0.57% ($64,846)
from Caroline County, VA  0.50% ($54,196)
from King George County, VA  0.50% ($43,630)
from Orange County, VA  0.49% ($42,044)


19.11% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,021 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

19.11%
Virginia average:

9.20%


0.18% of residents moved to foreign countries ($593 average AGI)
Fredericksburg city:

0.18%
Virginia average:

0.20%

15.06% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($31,002 average AGI)
3.87% relocated to other states ($8,425 average AGI)
Fredericksburg city:

3.87%
Virginia average:

3.60%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Spotsylvania County, VA  6.44% ($37,951 average AGI)
to Stafford County, VA  3.01% ($37,237)
to Prince William County, VA  0.84% ($42,405)
to Fairfax County, VA  0.71% ($51,794)
to King George County, VA  0.66% ($44,345)
to Caroline County, VA  0.54% ($37,333)
to Orange County, VA  0.36% ($32,469)

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 from 2007 to 2013: 7.4

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.

1,632 married couples with children.
1,314 single-parent households (193 men, 1,121 women).

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

  • 2005 or later: 699
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,698
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,042
  • 1980 to 1989: 812
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,426
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,650
  • 1950 to 1959: 905
  • 1940 to 1949: 564
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,584
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 (Noninstitutionalized)

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2004:

Fredericksburg city Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Fredericksburg city Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
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-Eleven5LensCrafters1
AT&T2Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts1Lowe's1
Ann Taylor1Marriott1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets10
Arby's1McDonald's8
Ashley Furniture1Men's Wearhouse1
AutoZone1New Balance2
Barnes & Noble1Nike15
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's1Plato's Closet1
Cracker Barrel1Popeyes1
Cricket Wireless1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
DHL1Quality1
Decora Cabinetry2Quiznos1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
DressBarn1Rite Aid1
Dressbarn1Ruby Tuesday1
Dunkin Donuts1Ryan's Grill1
Ethan Allen1SAS Shoes1
Famous Footwear1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx12Staples1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Starbucks4
GNC1Subway1
GameStop2Super 81
Giant1T-Mobile3
H&R Block2T.G.I. Driday's1
Hardee's1Taco Bell1
Hilton2Talbots1
Hobby Lobby1Target1
Home Depot1The Room Place1
IHOP1U-Haul2
JoS. A. Bank1UPS14
Jones New York1Verizon Wireless1
KFC2Walmart1
Kohl's1Wendy's1
Lane Bryant1

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