Fredericksburg, Virginia

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Population in 2017: 28,360 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +47.1%
Males: 13,299  (46.9%)
Females: 15,061  (53.1%)
Median resident age:

29.8 years
Virginia median age:

38.2 years

Zip codes: 22401.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $53,003 (it was $34,585 in 2000)
Fredericksburg:

$53,003
VA:

$71,535

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $33,619 (it was $21,527 in 2000)

Fredericksburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $309,531 (it was $134,500 in 2000)
Fredericksburg:

$309,531
VA:

$273,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $404,348; detached houses: $417,434; townhouses or other attached units: $351,282; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $201,482; mobile homes: $472,298

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,138.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fredericksburg: 165.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.6%
(15.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.6% for Black residents, 21.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.5% for American Indian residents, 32.7% for other race residents, 13.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Fredericksburg, VA (2017)
    • 16,67258.7%White alone
    • 6,16621.7%Black alone
    • 3,28711.6%Hispanic
    • 1,6115.7%Two or more races
    • 6722.4%Asian alone
    • 310.1%American Indian alone
    • 160.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 120.04%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists, there were 249 registered sex offenders living in Fredericksburg, Virginia as of February 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fredericksburg is 113 to 1.


Crime rates in Fredericksburg by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.8)
3
(13.9)
2
(8.8)
2
(8.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.1)
2
(7.7)
1
(3.5)
0
(0.0)
4
(13.6)
2
(6.9)
2
(6.9)
2
(6.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
14
(67.5)
15
(71.6)
14
(65.1)
15
(66.0)
6
(25.7)
11
(46.4)
3
(12.2)
1
(3.9)
3
(10.6)
13
(44.6)
14
(47.6)
8
(27.8)
9
(31.0)
13
(45.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
41
(197.6)
29
(138.5)
40
(185.9)
44
(193.5)
22
(94.3)
20
(84.4)
24
(97.7)
19
(73.2)
29
(102.1)
24
(82.3)
21
(71.4)
19
(65.9)
17
(58.6)
16
(55.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
54
(260.2)
61
(291.3)
93
(432.1)
78
(343.0)
84
(360.1)
71
(299.5)
73
(297.0)
86
(331.1)
81
(285.1)
94
(322.4)
83
(282.1)
75
(260.2)
80
(275.7)
77
(266.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
77
(371.0)
71
(339.1)
99
(460.0)
95
(417.8)
93
(398.7)
116
(489.4)
100
(406.9)
87
(335.0)
66
(232.3)
77
(264.1)
80
(271.9)
60
(208.2)
53
(182.7)
58
(200.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
835
(4,024)
791
(3,778)
932
(4,331)
961
(4,226)
975
(4,180)
933
(3,936)
932
(3,792)
914
(3,519)
1,036
(3,646)
1,085
(3,721)
1,057
(3,593)
941
(3,265)
922
(3,178)
905
(3,129)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
62
(298.8)
75
(358.2)
72
(334.6)
60
(263.9)
26
(111.5)
31
(130.8)
31
(126.1)
21
(80.9)
32
(112.6)
37
(126.9)
36
(122.4)
39
(135.3)
51
(175.8)
36
(124.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
6
(28.9)
6
(28.7)
9
(41.8)
1
(4.4)
4
(17.1)
1
(4.2)
5
(20.3)
5
(19.3)
0
(0.0)
8
(27.4)
5
(17.0)
6
(20.8)
6
(20.7)
4
(13.8)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)376.1370.2454.3416.4342.1324.5296.9277.3274.3302.3315.6263.9265.3268.8

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City-data.com crime index in Fredericksburg, VA

Crime rate in Fredericksburg detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 94 (69 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.39
Virginia average:

2.26
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Fredericksburg, VA City Guides:

Ancestries: Irish (7.1%), American (6.2%), German (4.3%), English (4.3%), European (2.5%), Italian (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1782

Elevation: 60 feet

Land area: 10.5 square miles.

Population density: 2,696 people per square mile   (average).

Fredericksburg, Virginia map

2,745 residents are foreign born (4.5% Latin America, 1.5% Europe, 1.3% Africa).

This city:

9.7%
Virginia:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,340 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,361 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dale City, VA (25.0 miles , pop. 55,971).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (49.0 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (171.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Falmouth, VA (1.5 miles ),
Southern Gateway, VA (1.9 miles ),
Stafford Courthouse, VA (2.9 miles ),
Passapatanzy, VA (2.9 miles ),
Long Branch, VA (3.0 miles ),
Spotsylvania Courthouse, VA (3.1 miles ),
Aquia Harbour, VA (3.4 miles ),
Fairview Beach, VA (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 38.30 N, Longitude: 77.47 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +14,302 (+50.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,659 (39.9%)

Area code: 540

Distribution of median household income in Fredericksburg, VA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Fredericksburg, VA in 2017
Fredericksburg satellite photo by USGS

Fredericksburg tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 18 buildings, average cost: $157,400
  • 1998: 31 buildings, average cost: $111,800
  • 1999: 234 buildings, average cost: $62,300
  • 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
  • 2010: 114 buildings, average cost: $161,300
  • 2011: 110 buildings, average cost: $179,000
  • 2012: 87 buildings, average cost: $233,000
  • 2013: 52 buildings, average cost: $259,800
  • 2014: 23 buildings, average cost: $245,600
  • 2015: 53 buildings, average cost: $279,300
  • 2016: 62 buildings, average cost: $226,000
  • 2017: 64 buildings, average cost: $185,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Fredericksburg, VA residents
Average permit cost in Fredericksburg, VA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Virginia:

3.0%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Fredericksburg, VA
Historical housing units in Fredericksburg, VA
Most common industries in Fredericksburg, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.7%)
  • Public administration (8.4%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.2%)
  • Construction (6.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.9%)
  • Public administration (10.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Health care (4.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.1%)
  • Health care (10.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.6%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.4%)
  • Social assistance (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Fredericksburg, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Computer specialists (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (2.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.6%)

Average climate in Fredericksburg, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Fredericksburg, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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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 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.00
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.2
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Fredericksburg-area historical tornado activity is above Virginia state average. It is 0% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.3 miles away from the Fredericksburg city center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 9/24/2001, a category F4 tornado 33.2 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fredericksburg-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 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 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 159.9 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 50.0 miles away from Fredericksburg 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 center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 300.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Fredericksburg topographic map

Main business address for: COLLEGIATE FUNDING SERVICES INC (PERSONAL CREDIT INSTITUTIONS).

Hospitals in Fredericksburg:

  • COMMUNITY HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (3302 BOURBON STREET)
  • HEALTH SOUTH REHABILITATION HOSPITAL OF FREDERICKS (provides emergency services, 300 PARK HILL AVENUE)
  • MARY WASHINGTON HOSPITAL, INC (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1001 SAM PERRY BOULEVARD)
  • SPOTSYLVANIA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, 4600 SPOTSYLVANIA PARKWAY)

Nursing Homes in Fredericksburg:

  • CARRIAGE HILL HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (6106 HEALTH CENTER LANE)
  • CARRIAGE HILL NSG HM (5040 PLANK RD)
  • FALLS RUN NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (140 BRIMLEY DRIVE)
  • FREDERICKSBURG NURS HOME (3900 PLANK RD)
  • FREDRICKSBURG NURSING HOME (39 PLANK ROAD)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-FREDERICKSBURG (3900 PLANK ROAD)
  • WOODMONT CENTER (PO BOX 419 11 DAIRY LANE)
  • WOODMONT NRS HOME (120 KINGS HGH)

Dialysis Facilities in Fredericksburg:

  • FMC - SPOTSYLVANIA (10718 BALLANTRAYE DR)
  • FREDERICKSBURG DIALYSIS CENTER (230 EXECUTIVE CENTER PKY)

Home Health Centers in Fredericksburg:

  • CUIDADO CASERO HOME CARE OF VA (4815 CARR DRIVE)
  • HOME AND HEART HEALTH, INC (211 PARK HILL DRIVE, SUITE B)
  • MARY WASHINGTON HOME HEALTH AGENCY (5012 SOUTHPOINT PARKWAY)
  • VIRGINIA HEALTHCARE SERVICES OF FREDERICKSBURG (607 JEFFERSON DAVIS HIGHWAY STE 101)
  • VISITING NURSE SERVICE OF FREDERICKSBURG (3920 PLANK ROAD, SUITE 200)

Airports and heliports located in Fredericksburg:

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Amtrak station:

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.

Colleges/Universities in Fredericksburg:

  • University of Mary Washington (Full-time enrollment: 4,506; Location: 1301 College Ave; Public; Website: www.umw.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Career Training Solutions (Full-time enrollment: 280; Location: 10304 Spotsylvania Ave, Suite 400; Private, for-profit; Website: www.careertrainingsolutions.edu)
  • Virginia Baptist College (Full-time enrollment: 47; Location: 4111 Plank Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.vbc.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Fredericksburg:

  • Germanna Community College (about 18 miles; Locust Grove, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,455)
  • College of Southern Maryland (about 31 miles; La Plata, MD; FT enrollment: 5,775)
  • George Mason University (about 38 miles; Fairfax, VA; FT enrollment: 26,002)
  • Northern Virginia Community College (about 39 miles; Annandale, VA; FT enrollment: 35,721)
  • Stratford University (about 41 miles; Fairfax, VA; FT enrollment: 2,570)
  • Medtech Institute (about 43 miles; Falls Church, VA; FT enrollment: 2,900)
  • Marymount University (about 46 miles; Arlington, VA; FT enrollment: 3,361)

Public high schools in Fredericksburg:

  • RIVERBEND HIGH (Students: 2,003, Location: 12301 SPOTSWOOD FURNACE RD., Grades: 9-12)
  • MASSAPONAX HIGH (Students: 1,949, Location: 8201 JEFFERSON DAVIS HWY, Grades: 9-12)
  • STAFFORD SR. HIGH (Students: 1,764, Location: 33 STAFFORD INDIAN LANE, Grades: 9-12)
  • CHANCELLOR HIGH (Students: 1,383, Location: 6300 HARRISON RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • JAMES MONROE HIGH (Students: 814, Location: 2300 WASHINGTON AVE, Grades: 9-12)

Private high schools in Fredericksburg:

  • FREDERICKSBURG CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 886, Location: 9400 THORNTON ROLLING RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • FREDERICKSBURG ACADEMY (Students: 404, Location: 10800 ACADEMY DR, Grades: PK-12)
  • FAITH BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 309, Location: 4105 PLANK RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • ST MICHAEL THE ARCHANGEL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 77, Location: 6301 CAMPUS DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • THE GLADYS H OBERLE SCHOOL (Students: 54, Location: 404 WILLIS ST, Grades: UG-12)
  • SOUTH STAFFORD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 36, Location: 15 PINE RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • ODYSSEY MONTESSORI (Students: 32, Location: 125 OLDE GREENWICH DR STE 100, Grades: PK-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Fredericksburg:

Private elementary/middle schools in Fredericksburg:

  • HOLY CROSS ACADEMY (Students: 568, Location: 250 STAFFORD LAKES PKWY, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST PATRICK SCHOOL (Students: 205, Location: 9151 ELYS FORD RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • BLAKE FARM DAYSCHOOL (Students: 52, Location: 805 LYONS BLVD, Grades: PK-8)
  • LIGHTHOUSE ACADEMY OF FREDERICKSBURG (Students: 38, Location: 10713 TIDEWATER TRL, Grades: KG-3)
  • TREE OF LIFE CHRISTIAN PREP SCHOOL (Students: 16, Location: 6050 PLANK RD, Grades: 2-8)
  • THE MARSHALL SCHOOL (Students: 13, Location: 810 WESTWOOD OFFICE PARK, Grades: 2-8)
See full list of schools located in Fredericksburg

Library in Fredericksburg:

  • CENTRAL RAPPAHANNOCK REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $12,236,569; Location: 1201 CAROLINE STREET; 478,641 books; 55,950 e-books; 35,313 audio materials; 31,337 video materials; 45 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 964 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • there are 2 new schools in virginia Freedom middle school and Riverbend high school added by Prodigy
  • Fredericksburg also has Germanna Community College, located in Spotsylvania County in Fredericksburg. It is about five miles from Fredericksburg. Their website is www.gcc.vccs.edu.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Fredericksburg: Westwood Office Park (A), Shannon Green Golf Course (B), Battlefield Industrial Park (C), City of Fredericksburg Wastewater Treatment Facility (D), Fredericksburg City and County Sheriff's Office (E), Mary Washington House (F), Fredericksburg Fire Department Station 1 (G), Fredericksburg Fire Department Station 2 (H), Fredericksburg Rescue Squad (I), University of Mary Washington Apartments (J), Marye House (K), Jepson Alumni Executive Center (L), Custis Hall (M), Cornell House (N), Arrington Hall (O), Fredericksburg Area Museum and Cultural Center (P), Westmoreland Hall (Q), Wallace Memorial Library (R), Virginia Hall (S), Trench Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Westwood Shopping Center (1), Greenbrier Shopping Center (2), Gateway Village Shopping Center (3), Village Plaza Shopping Center (4), Park and Shop Shopping Center (5), Lee Plaza Shopping Center (6), Fredericksburg Shopping Center (7), Fredericksburg Park and Shop Shopping Center (8), Amaret Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Fredericksburg include: Beth Sholom Temple (A), Christ Lutheran Church (B), Fairview Baptist Church (C), First Christian Church (D), Fredericksburg Baptist Church (E), Fredericksburg Church of God (F), Fredericksburg Pentecostal Church (G), Fredericksburg United Methodist Church (H), Mount Zion Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Confederate Cemetery (1), Oak Hill Cemetery (2), Fredericksburg National Cemetery (3), Shiloh Cemetery (4), Saint Georges Cemetery (5), Masonic Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Twin Lakes (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hazel Run (A), Golin Run (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Fredericksburg include: Fredericksburg National Cemetery (1), City Dock Park (2), Fredericksburg Agricultural Fairgrounds (3), George Rogers Clark Monument (4), General Mercer Monument (5), Hurkamp Park (6), Kenmore Park (7), Mary Washington Athletic Field (8), Old Mill Historic District (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Central Rappahannock Heritage Center (Museums; 300 Central Road), Fredericksburg Museum & Culture Center (904 Princess Anne Street), George Washington's Ferry Farm (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 268 Kings Highway), Historic Fredericksburg Foundation Inc (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 604A William Street), On Keegan Pond Bed And Breakfast (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 11315 Gordon Road), Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop (Historical Places & Services; 1020 Caroline Street), George Washington Fredericksburg Foundation (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1201 Washington Avenue), Mary Washington House Apva (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1200 Charles Street), Kenmore Plantation & Gardens (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1201 Washington Avenue).

Hotels: Fredericksburg-Days Inn North (14 Simpson Ln), Best Western Fredericksburg (2205 William Street), Fredericksburg-Days Inn South (5316 Jefferson Davis Hwy), Econo Lodge South (5321 Jefferson Davis Highway), Fredericksburg Colonial Inn (1707 Princess Anne Street), Comfort Inn Southpoint (5422 Jefferson Davis Highway), Best Western Central Plaza (3000 Plank Rd), Comfort Inn North (557 Warrenton Road), Fairfield Inn by Marriott - Fredericksburg (10330 Spotsylvania Avenue).

Courts: Federal Bureau Of Investigation (2300 Fall Hill Avenue), Fredericksburg City - Courts- General District Court- Civil Small Cl (615 Princess Anne Street), Virginia Commonwealth - Supreme Court Of Virginia- Regional Technical Assist (4121 Plank), State Government - Virginia Commonwealth- Juvenile Justice Dept- 15th District Court Service (601 Caroline Street), Virginia Commonwealth - Juvenile Justice Dept- 15th District Court Service (601 Caroline Street).

Birthplace of: Hugh Scott - Politician, Nat M. Wills - Singer, Bob Lacey - Baseball player, Isaac W. Smith (surveyor) - Confederate Army soldier, Jackson Morton - Politician, Caressa Cameron - Beauty pageant winner, Carter L. Stevenson - Confederate Army general, Jeff Rouse - Swimmer, David Kimball - 2005 NFL player (New York Giants, born: Jan 13, 1982), Gaye Adegbalola - Blues singer and guitarist.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fredericksburg and their reported violations in the past:

FREDERICKSBURG, CITY OF (Population served: 23,385, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-06-2011), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-06-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-02-2011)
PATAWOMECK PARK (Population served: 800, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
CEDAR RIDGE TRAILER PARK (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In AUG-30-2005, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-30-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2007)
GLEN MEADOWS MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 129, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-24-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2005)
  • One regular monitoring violation
WILLOWMERE PARK (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
HIDDEN LANE MHP (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In DEC-04-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-04-2012), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-04-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-23-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-30-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-30-2007)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
CHESTNUT HILL MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 65, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-02-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-02-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 22 regular monitoring violations
KOA CAMPGROUND-FREDERICKSBURG (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2008), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-14-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-20-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-05-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-23-2008), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-23-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-09-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-20-2008)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-31-2006), St Boil Water Order (JUL-31-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-01-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-12-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUL-12-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-01-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fredericksburg that have no violations reported:

  • NPS - CHANCELLORSVILLE BATTLEFIELD (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NPS - JACKSON SHRINE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Virginia:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

51.1%
Whole state:

67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.9%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Fredericksburg 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)

People in group quarters in Fredericksburg 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

Banks with most branches in Fredericksburg (2011 data):

  • Union First Market Bank: 9 branches. Info updated 2011/08/16: Bank assets: $3,888.6 mil, Deposits: $3,181.6 mil, headquarters in Richmond, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 99 total offices, Holding Company: Union First Market Bankshares Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: 9 branches. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: 8 branches. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 7 branches. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • StellarOne Bank: Stafford Branch, Lassen Lane Branch, Plank Road Branch, Chancellor Branch, Charles Street Branch. Info updated 2008/06/06: Bank assets: $2,911.7 mil, Deposits: $2,404.3 mil, headquarters in Christiansburg, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 58 total offices, Holding Company: Stellarone Corporation
  • Woodforest National Bank: Carl Silver Parkway Wal-Mart Branch, Fredericksburg Virginia Branch, Fredericksburg Virginia Branch, Fredericksburg Wal-Mart Branch. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • Capital One, National Association: Central Park Branch Branch, Massaponax, Va Branch, Celebrate Virginia Branch, Harrison Crossing/Fredericksburg Bra. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Fredericksburg Branch, Harrison Crossing Branch, Cosners Corner Branch. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • SunTrust Bank: Southpoint Branch, Chancellor Branch, Four Mile Fork Branch. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • 8 other banks with 13 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Fredericksburg:

Marital status in Fredericksburg, VA
  • Never married: 47.2%
  • Now married: 34.0%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

For population 25 years and over in Fredericksburg:

  • High school or higher: 91.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.2%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Virginia average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Fredericksburg
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Fredericksburg:

(Fredericksburg, Virginia Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Fredericksburg, VA (based on Fredericksburg city County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant25,15259
Catholic12,7851
Mainline Protestant7,55110
Black Protestant7161
Other5374
Orthodox--
None--
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: 6
Fredericksburg city:

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.
Virginia:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

2.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
This county:

8.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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:
Fredericksburg city:

9.0%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Fredericksburg city:

26.2%
Virginia:

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

18.1%
Virginia:

18.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.8%
Virginia:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

48.5%
State:

47.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.6%
Virginia:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Fredericksburg:

12.3%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Virginia:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.3%
Virginia:

33.7%

General health condition:
Here:

57.6%
Virginia:

56.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.8%
Virginia:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fredericksburg, VA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 369$1,562,848$50,824161$178,420
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 122$330,422$32,50199$154,956
Police Protection - Officers 71$339,136$57,3190$0
Other and Unallocable 62$273,661$52,96729$35,880
Judicial and Legal 50$218,904$52,53714$24,878
Firefighters 44$235,310$64,1750$0
Financial Administration 36$173,093$57,6984$4,185
Welfare 35$146,510$50,2322$3,410
Solid Waste Management 25$76,183$36,5680$0
Sewerage 23$85,288$44,4980$0
Other Government Administration 19$129,952$82,0751$1,690
Streets and Highways 19$82,848$52,3250$0
Parks and Recreation 19$79,012$49,90226$26,935
Transit 15$59,394$47,51566$112,129
Health 12$62,655$62,6552$1,034
Police - Other 9$32,523$43,3646$9,783
Water Supply 7$29,069$49,8330$0
Fire - Other 1$3,071$36,8521$1,962
Totals for Government 938$3,919,879$50,148411$555,262

Fredericksburg government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Transit Utilities: $4,465,000 ($157.44)
    General Public Buildings: $4,063,000 ($143.27)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,518,000 ($124.05)
    Health - Other: $1,934,000 ($68.19)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $46,301,000 ($1632.62)
    Health - Other: $30,970,000 ($1092.03)
    Police Protection: $7,940,000 ($279.97)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,445,000 ($262.52)
    Regular Highways: $7,051,000 ($248.62)
    General - Other: $6,559,000 ($231.28)
    Public Welfare - Other: $6,545,000 ($230.78)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,585,000 ($161.67)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,566,000 ($161.00)
    Transit Utilities: $3,718,000 ($131.10)
    Correctional Institutions: $3,446,000 ($121.51)
    Sewerage: $2,959,000 ($104.34)
    Water Utilities: $2,545,000 ($89.74)
    Financial Administration: $2,505,000 ($88.33)
    Central Staff Services: $2,009,000 ($70.84)
    General Public Buildings: $2,002,000 ($70.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,910,000 ($67.35)
    Libraries: $1,332,000 ($46.97)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $929,000 ($32.76)
    Parking Facilities: $187,000 ($6.59)
    Natural Resources - Other: $160,000 ($5.64)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,567,000 ($337.34)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $42,000 ($1.48)
    Other - Other Higher Education: $6,000 ($0.21)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,582,000 ($91.04)
    Health - Other: $1,541,000 ($54.34)
    Water Utilities: $531,000 ($18.72)
    Local Fire Protection: $199,000 ($7.02)
    Parking Facilities: $97,000 ($3.42)
    Sewerage: $67,000 ($2.36)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($0.35)
    General Public Building: $1,000 ($0.04)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $44,241,000 ($1559.98)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $56,000 ($1.97)

Fredericksburg government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $20,289,000 ($715.41)
    Sewerage: $5,192,000 ($183.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $797,000 ($28.10)
    Parks and Recreation: $463,000 ($16.33)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $431,000 ($15.20)
    Parking Facilities: $320,000 ($11.28)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $173,000 ($6.10)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $16,000 ($0.56)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $4,534,000 ($159.87)
    Education: $4,086,000 ($144.08)
    Other: $2,053,000 ($72.39)
    Public Welfare: $1,781,000 ($62.80)
    Highways: $726,000 ($25.60)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.04)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $27,424,000 ($967.00)
    Health and Hospitals: $1,126,000 ($39.70)
    Transit Utilities: $841,000 ($29.65)
    Other: $312,000 ($11.00)
    Public Welfare: $120,000 ($4.23)
    General Local Government Support: $26,000 ($0.92)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $9,876,000 ($348.24)
    General Revenue - Other: $3,439,000 ($121.26)
    Fines and Forfeits: $720,000 ($25.39)
    Rents: $96,000 ($3.39)
    Donations From Private Sources: $41,000 ($1.45)
    Sale of Property: $35,000 ($1.23)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,041,000 ($107.23)
    Transit Utilities: $354,000 ($12.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $16,599,000 ($585.30)
    Health and Hospitals: $9,345,000 ($329.51)
    Other: $6,091,000 ($214.77)
    Highways: $2,833,000 ($99.89)
    Transit Utilities: $2,474,000 ($87.24)
    Public Welfare: $2,244,000 ($79.13)
    General Local Government Support: $1,606,000 ($56.63)
    Sewerage: $62,000 ($2.19)
  • Tax - Property: $39,912,000 ($1407.33)
    Other Selective Sales: $12,365,000 ($436.00)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $12,238,000 ($431.52)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $6,768,000 ($238.65)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,027,000 ($71.47)
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,520,000 ($53.60)
    Other License: $764,000 ($26.94)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $581,000 ($20.49)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $500,000 ($17.63)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $462,000 ($16.29)
    Amusements License: $394,000 ($13.89)

Fredericksburg government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $92,389,000 ($3257.72)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $87,465,000 ($3084.10)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $71,525,000 ($2522.04)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $57,662,000 ($2033.22)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $13,863,000 ($488.82)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,924,000 ($173.62)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $1,715,000 ($60.47)
    Beginning: $1,360,000 ($47.95)

Fredericksburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $41,105,000 ($1449.40)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $73,155,000 ($2579.51)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $197,431,000 ($6961.60)

18.97% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,917 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

18.97%
Virginia average:

9.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Spotsylvania County, VA  5.40% ($52,186 average AGI)
from Stafford County, VA  4.06% ($52,154)
from Prince William County, VA  0.82% ($43,512)


20.32% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,842 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

20.32%
Virginia average:

9.76%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Spotsylvania County, VA  5.89% ($35,409 average AGI)
to Stafford County, VA  3.25% ($53,107)
to Prince William County, VA  0.90% ($49,000)
Businesses in Fredericksburg, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven19KFC3
AMF Bowling1Kincaid2
AT&T6Kmart1
Advance Auto Parts4Kohl's2
Aeropostale1La-Z-Boy1
American Eagle Outfitters1Lane Bryant1
Ann Taylor1Lane Furniture2
Applebee's2LensCrafters1
Arby's5Little Caesars Pizza2
Ashley Furniture1Long John Silver's1
AutoZone3Lowe's3
Avenue1Macy's1
Barnes & Noble1Marriott4
Baskin-Robbins2Marshalls1
Bath & Body Works1MasterBrand Cabinets26
Bed Bath & Beyond1Mazda1
Best Western2McDonald's10
Blockbuster1Men's Wearhouse2
Budget Car Rental1Motherhood Maternity1
Buffalo Wild Wings1New Balance3
Burger King3New York & Co1
Burlington Coat Factory1Nike20
CVS9Nissan1
Cache1Office Depot1
CarMax1Old Navy1
Caribou Coffee1Olive Garden1
Casual Male XL1Outback1
Catherines1Outback Steakhouse1
Charlotte Russe1Pac Sun1
Chevrolet1Panda Express1
Chick-Fil-A5Panera Bread2
Chico's1Papa John's Pizza3
Chipotle2Payless2
Chuck E. Cheese's1Penske2
Circle K2PetSmart3
Clarion1Pier 1 Imports1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pizza Hut3
Coldwater Creek1Plato's Closet1
ColorTyme1Popeyes2
Comfort Inn1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Comfort Suites1Quality2
Costco1Quiznos1
Cracker Barrel2RadioShack3
Cricket Wireless8Ramada1
Curves4Red Lobster1
DHL1Red Robin1
Dairy Queen3Rite Aid7
Days Inn2Ruby Tuesday2
Decora Cabinetry6Ryan's Grill1
Dennys2Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Domino's Pizza5SAS Shoes2
DressBarn1SONIC Drive-In2
Dressbarn1Sephora1
Dunkin Donuts4Sleep Inn2
Econo Lodge1Spencer Gifts1
Ethan Allen1Sprint Nextel4
Express1Staples2
Famous Footwear2Starbucks8
Fashion Bug1Steak 'n Shake1
FedEx28Subaru1
Finish Line1Subway6
Firestone Complete Auto Care3Super 83
Foot Locker1T-Mobile9
Ford1T.G.I. Driday's1
GNC7Taco Bell3
GameStop6Talbots1
Giant2Target3
Gymboree1The Room Place2
H&R Block7Toyota1
Hardee's2Toys"R"Us1
Hilton3Travelodge1
Hobby Lobby1True Value1
Holiday Inn2U-Haul9
Hollister Co.1UPS40
Home Depot2Value City Furniture1
Honda1Vans3
Howard Johnson1Verizon Wireless3
Hyundai1Victoria's Secret1
IHOP1Volkswagen1
JCPenney1Waffle House2
JoS. A. Bank1Walgreens2
Jones New York2Walmart4
Journeys1Wendy's3
Justice1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Fredericksburg:

  • WYSK (1350 AM; 1 kW; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; Owner: THE FREE LANCE-STAR PUBLISHING CO. OF FREDERICKSBURG, VA)
  • WFVA (1230 AM; 1 kW; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, 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.)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, 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.)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WPWC (1480 AM; 5 kW; DUMFRIES-TRIANGLE, VA; Owner: JMK COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fredericksburg:

  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WCUL (103.1 FM; CULPEPER, VA; Owner: JOYNER LICENSE, INC.)
  • W217BC (91.3 FM; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • W221AA (92.1 FM; STAFFORD, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPER (89.9 FM; CULPEPER, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO INC.)
  • WYSK-FM (99.3 FM; SPOTSYLVANIA, VA; Owner: THE FREE LANCE-STAR PUBLISHING CO. OF FREDERICKSBURG, VA)
  • WGRQ (95.9 FM; COLONIAL BEACH, VA; Owner: TELEMEDIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWUZ (96.9 FM; BOWLING GREEN, VA; Owner: THE FREE LANCE-STAR PUBLISHING CO. OF FREDERICKSBURG, VA)
  • WWZZ (104.1 FM; WALDORF, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBPS-FM (94.3 FM; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF WARRENTON LICENSEE, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Fredericksburg:

  • WNVT (Channel 53; GOLDVEIN, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUPV (Channel 65; ASHLAND, VA; Owner: BELL BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Fredericksburg: James Smith.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Fredericksburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 68Number of bridges
  • 1,030ft / 314mTotal length
  • $2,889,000Total costs
  • 1,964,461Total average daily traffic
  • 124,892Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Fredericksburg, VA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 71940-1949
  • 141960-1969
  • 91970-1979
  • 141980-1989
  • 91990-1999
  • 92000-2009
  • 52010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Fredericksburg, VA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Fredericksburg)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 195 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Fredericksburg, VA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 65 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 70 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 733 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fredericksburg)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Fredericksburg)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 141 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 131
  • Hazardous Condition: 298
  • Service Call: 9
  • Good Intent Call: 1
Fire incident types in Fredericksburg, VA

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fredericksburg, VA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Fredericksburg, Virginia:

  • Fredericksburg Hospitality House & Conference Ctr., 2801 Plank Rd, Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401 , Phone: (540) 786-8321, Fax: (540) 736-0397
  • Quality Inn Fredericksburg, 543 Warrenton Rd, Fredericksburg, Virginia 22406 , Phone: (540) 373-0000, Fax: (540) 373-5676
  • Quality Inn, 2310 William St, Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401 , Phone: (540) 371-0330, Fax: (540) 371-1753
  • Super 8, 557 Warrenton Rd, Fredericksburg, Virginia 22406 , Phone: (540) 371-8900
  • Holiday Inn-Fredericksburg N, 564 Warrenton Rd, Fredericksburg, Virginia 22406 , Phone: (540) 371-5550, Fax: (540) 373-3641
  • Sleep Inn Fredericksburg, 595 Warrenton Rd, Fredericksburg, Virginia 22406 , Phone: (540) 372-6868, Fax: (540) 899-9193
  • Holiday Inn Express Fredericksburg Southpoint, 5422 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Fredericksburg, Virginia 22407 , Phone: (540) 898-5550, Fax: (540) 891-2861
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites By Marriott, 10330 Spotsylvania Ave, Fredericksburg, Virginia 22408 , Phone: (540) 891-9100, Fax: (540) 898-6311
  • 28 other hotels and motels
All 36 fire-safe hotels and motels in Fredericksburg, Virginia
Most common first names in Fredericksburg, 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, 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fredericksburg, VA
  • 66.0%Utility gas
  • 27.4%Electricity
  • 4.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fredericksburg, VA
  • 61.3%Electricity
  • 34.4%Utility gas
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Other fuel


Fredericksburg compared to Virginia 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 above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Fredericksburg on our top lists:

  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest racial income disparity between any two races with at least 200 householders"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children (population 1,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: construction (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 (22401) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most beauty salons in 2005"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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