Dumfries, VA Demographics


Population (year 2000): 4,937. Estimated population in July 2005: 4,816 (-2.5% change)
Males: 2,454 (49.7%), Females: 2,483 (50.3%)

Prince William County

Zip code: 22026

Median resident age: 29.0 years
Median household income: $43,672 (year 2000)
Median house value: $94,700 (year 2000)

Races in Dumfries:

  • White Non-Hispanic (47.6%)
  • Black (35.3%)
  • Hispanic (13.1%)
  • Other race (5.7%)
  • Two or more races (4.4%)
  • American Indian (1.3%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Irish (9.5%), German (7.7%), English (7.1%), United States (6.7%), Italian (4.5%), Scottish (1.9%).

Elevation: 67 feet

Land area: 1.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Dumfries

  • High school or higher: 71.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 37.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dumfries town

  • Never married: 32.0%
  • Now married: 48.3%
  • Separated: 4.9%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

11.6% Foreign born (9.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +625 (+14.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Dumfries:

  • POTOMAC HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; WOODBRIDGE, VA)
  • PRINCE WILLIAM HOSP (about 17 miles; MANASSAS, VA)
  • MARY WASHINGTON HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; FREDERICKSBURG, VA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Dumfries:

  • WASHINGTON DULLES INTERNATIONAL (about 27 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: IAD)
  • RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL (about 28 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: DCA)
  • ANDREWS AFB (about 36 miles; CAMP SPRINGS, MD; ID: ADW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Dumfries:

  • STAFFORD REGIONAL (about 16 miles; STAFFORD, VA; ID: RMN)
  • MANASSAS REGIONAL/HARRY P. DAVIS FIELD (about 16 miles; MANASSAS, VA; ID: HEF)
  • MARYLAND (about 18 miles; INDIAN HEAD, MD; ID: 2W5)
Amtrak stations near Dumfries:

  • 4 miles: QUANTICO (QUNATICO, RAILROAD AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 9 miles: WOODBRIDGE (1040 EXPRESS WAY). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 12 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.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dumfries:

  • GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; FAIRFAX, VA; Full-time enrollment: 16,564)
  • NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 20 miles; ANNANDALE, VA; FT enrollment: 19,406)
  • MARY WASHINGTON COLLEGE (about 21 miles; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; FT enrollment: 3,731)
  • COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN MARYLAND (about 24 miles; LA PLATA, MD; FT enrollment: 3,439)
  • MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY (about 27 miles; ARLINGTON, VA; FT enrollment: 2,479)
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 30 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 16,045)
  • AMERICAN UNIVERSITY (about 31 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 8,859)

Schools

Public high school in Dumfries:

  • POTOMAC HIGH (Students: 1,758; Location: 3401 FOUR YEAR TRAIL; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Dumfries:

  • RICHARD M MILBURN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 100; Location: 242 S MAIN ST PO BOX 810; Grades: 9 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Dumfries:

  • SWANS CREEK ELEM. (Students: 777; Location: 17700 WAYSIDE DR.; Grades: PK – 05)
  • JOHN F. PATTIE SR. ELEM. (Students: 680; Location: 16125 DUMFRIES RD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • A. HENDERSON ELEM. (Students: 582; Location: 3799 WATERWAY DR; Grades: PK – 05)
  • MONTCLAIR ELEM. (Students: 581; Location: 4920 TALLOWWOOD DR; Grades: PK – 05)
  • DUMFRIES ELEM. (Students: 440; Location: 3990 CAMERON ST; Grades: PK – 05)
Private primary/middle school in Dumfries:

  • CLAIRMONT SCHOOL – CHILD CARE (Students: 92; Location: 3551 WATERWAY DRIVE; Grades: PK – KG)