Mason Neck, Virginia

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Population in 2010: 2,005.
Males: 1,029  (51.4%)
Females: 976  (48.6%)
Median resident age:

48.1 years
Virginia median age:

38.5 years
Estimated median household income in 2019: $128,374
Mason Neck:

$128,374
VA:

$76,456

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $57,492

Mason Neck CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $586,200
Mason Neck:

$586,200
VA:

$288,800

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $974,830; detached houses: $976,763

Median gross rent in 2019: $2,588.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mason Neck: 140.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 6.9%
(5.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Mason Neck, VA (2019)
    • 1,60580.7%White alone
    • 1628.1%Hispanic
    • 964.8%Black alone
    • 582.9%Asian alone
    • 361.8%Two or more races

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

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Ancestries: English (14.5%), American (8.8%), Palestinian (7.8%), German (7.8%), European (7.0%), Irish (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

154 residents are foreign born (3.0% Latin America, 2.6% Europe).

This place:

7.7%
Virginia:

12.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $7,206 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $6,471 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dale City, VA (8.5 miles , pop. 55,971).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (19.9 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (143.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Lorton, VA (2.0 miles ),
Marumsco, VA (2.0 miles ),
Woodbridge, VA (2.0 miles ),
Occoquan, VA (2.1 miles ),
Fort Belvoir, VA (2.1 miles ),
Indian Head, MD (2.1 miles ),
Potomac Heights, MD (2.2 miles ),
Newington, VA (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 38.66 N, Longitude: 77.19 W

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

4.5%
Virginia:

4.6%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 84.0. This is about average.

City:

84.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.329. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.329
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 13.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.601. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.601
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.15. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.15
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00212. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00212
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Mason Neck-area historical tornado activity is above Virginia state average. It is 6% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.6 miles away from the Mason Neck place center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 9/5/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.1 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mason Neck-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 56% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 66.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 65.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 78.9 miles away from Mason Neck center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 83.9 miles away from Mason Neck 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 130.8 miles away from Mason Neck 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) earthquake occurred 259.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Fairfax County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Mason Neck:

  • BELVOIR WOODS HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; FORT BELVOIR, VA)
  • BESTCARE HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; WOODBRIDGE, VA)
  • WESTMINSTER AT LAKE RIDGE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LAKE RIDGE, VA)
  • ENVOY OF WOODBRIDGE, LLC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WOODBRIDGE, VA)
  • SENTARA NORTHERN VIRGINIA MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; WOODBRIDGE, VA)
  • CDC - WOODBRIDGE (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; WOODBRIDGE, VA)
  • PEDIATRIC SERVICES OF AMERICA (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, VA)

Amtrak stations near Mason Neck:

  • 4 miles: WOODBRIDGE (1040 EXPRESS WAY) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 4 miles: LORTON (AUTO-TRAIN) (LORTON, 8006 LORTON RD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 12 miles: QUANTICO (QUNATICO, RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mason Neck:

  • College of Southern Maryland (about 12 miles; La Plata, MD; Full-time enrollment: 5,775)
  • Northern Virginia Community College (about 13 miles; Annandale, VA; FT enrollment: 35,721)
  • George Mason University (about 14 miles; Fairfax, VA; FT enrollment: 26,002)
  • Medtech Institute (about 15 miles; Falls Church, VA; FT enrollment: 2,900)
  • Stratford University (about 17 miles; Fairfax, VA; FT enrollment: 2,570)
  • Strayer University-Virginia (about 17 miles; Arlington, VA; FT enrollment: 7,005)
  • Marymount University (about 18 miles; Arlington, VA; FT enrollment: 3,361)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Mason Neck: Springfield Farms (A), Gunston Hall Plantation (B), Wilson Scout Reservation (C), Pohick Bay Regional Park Golf Course (D), Gunston Hall (E), Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department Station 20 Gunston (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Mason Neck include: Shiloh Church (A), Gunston Bible Church (B), Gunston Hall Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Massey Creek (A), Kanes Creek (B), Giles Run (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Mason Neck include: Mason Neck State Park (1), Pohick Bay Regional Park (2), Mason Neck National Wildlife Refuge (3), Potomac Shoreline Regional Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Fairfax County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.7 people
Virginia:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

78.3%
Whole state:

67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.2%
Whole state:

5.7%


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

For population 15 years and over in Mason Neck:

Marital status in Mason Neck, VA
  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 57.5%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 5.8%

For population 25 years and over in Mason Neck:

  • High school or higher: 95.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 54.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 31.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Virginia average:

12.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mason Neck, VA (based on Fairfax County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic184,18329
Evangelical Protestant103,522316
Mainline Protestant100,525146
Other91,925119
Orthodox4,6948
Black Protestant1,5099
None595,368-
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: 182
Fairfax County:

1.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Fairfax County:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 130
Fairfax County:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 163
This county:

1.62 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 693
Fairfax County:

6.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.2%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

22.2%
State:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Fairfax County:

27.6%
Virginia:

18.6%

8.52% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($83,583 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.52%
Virginia average:

9.50%

0.26% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,442 average AGI)
Fairfax County:

0.26%
Virginia average:

0.18%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Arlington County, VA  0.86% ($98,359 average AGI)
from Alexandria city, VA  0.79% ($84,752)
from Prince William County, VA  0.56% ($64,073)


9.86% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($93,047 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.86%
Virginia average:

9.76%

0.25% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,753 average AGI)
Fairfax County:

0.25%
Virginia average:

0.17%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Loudoun County, VA  1.13% ($104,678 average AGI)
to Prince William County, VA  0.99% ($64,323)
to Arlington County, VA  0.70% ($82,900)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mason Neck:

  • WKDL (730 AM; 8 kW; ALEXANDRIA, VA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALEXANDRIA LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WPWC (1480 AM; 5 kW; DUMFRIES-TRIANGLE, VA; Owner: JMK COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WABS (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WFAX (1220 AM; 5 kW; FALLS CHURCH, VA; Owner: NEWCOMB BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mason Neck:

  • WWZZ (104.1 FM; WALDORF, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WJZW (105.9 FM; WOODBRIDGE, VA; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WMZQ-FM (98.7 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WETA (90.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAVA (105.1 FM; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPGC-FM (95.5 FM; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MARYLAND)
  • WGMS-FM (103.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WAMU (88.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE EXEC. COMM. OF THE BD. OF TRUSTEES OF AMERICAN UNIV.)
  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMMJ (102.3 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Mason Neck:

  • WNVT (Channel 53; GOLDVEIN, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W42BE (Channel 42; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: FAIRFAX LOW POWER CO.)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)
Mason Neck fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Mason Neck fatal accident list:

Aug 4, 2007 12:23 AM, Sr-242, Pohick Bay Dr, Lat: 38.670617, Lon: -77.174958, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 15, 2005 06:15 PM, Old Mcolchester Rd, Lat: 38.679070, Lon: -77.223070, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 7, 2005 06:55 PM, Mount Vernon Bouleva, French Rd, Lat: 38.648010, Lon: -77.143750, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mason Neck)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5432C , Serial Number: 19466, Year manufactured: 1950, Airworthiness Date: 09/16/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 09/12/2013
    Registrant (Individual): James E Barbee, 5809 Hallowing Dr, Mason Neck, VA 22079
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 7179U , Serial Number: 2761, Certificate Issue Date: 09/12/2013
    Registrant (Individual): James E Barbee, 5809 Hallowing Dr, Mason Neck, VA 22079

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mason Neck, VA
  • 54.1%Electricity
  • 20.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.2%Utility gas
  • 8.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.0%Wood
  • 0.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mason Neck, VA
  • 60.0%Electricity
  • 30.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10.0%Utility gas


Mason Neck compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Mason Neck on our top lists:

  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Eastern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Eastern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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