Front Royal, VA Demographics


Population (year 2000): 13,589. Estimated population in July 2005: 14,499 (+6.7% change)
Males: 6,435 (47.4%), Females: 7,154 (52.6%)

Warren County

Zip code: 22630

Median resident age: 36.6 years
Median household income: $34,786 (year 2000)
Median house value: $100,500 (year 2000)

Races in Front Royal:

  • White Non-Hispanic (87.0%)
  • Black (8.7%)
  • Hispanic (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Other race (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (22.0%), German (13.2%), Irish (11.7%), English (9.4%), Italian (3.0%), Scotch-Irish (2.9%).

Elevation: 567 feet

Land area: 9.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Front Royal

  • High school or higher: 70.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 35.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Front Royal town

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 52.5%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

2.3% Foreign born (0.8% Asia, 0.7% Latin America, 0.5% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,549 (+12.9%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Front Royal:

  • WARREN MEMORIAL HOSP (1000 SHENANDOAH AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Front Royal:

  • WINCHESTER MEDICAL CENTER INC (about 18 miles; WINCHESTER, VA)
  • SHENANDOAH COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; WOODSTOCK, VA)
  • PAGE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL INC (about 26 miles; LURAY, VA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Front Royal:

  • WASHINGTON DULLES INTERNATIONAL (about 52 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: IAD)
  • CHARLOTTESVILLE-ALBEMARLE (about 58 miles; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; ID: CHO)
  • HAGERSTOWN REGIONAL-RICHARD A HENSON FLD (about 63 miles; HAGERSTOWN, MD; ID: HGR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Front Royal:

  • FRONT ROYAL-WARREN COUNTY (about 5 miles; FRONT ROYAL, VA; ID: FRR)
  • WINCHESTER REGIONAL (about 15 miles; WINCHESTER, VA; ID: OKV)
  • LURAY CAVERNS (about 28 miles; LURAY, VA; ID: W45)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Front Royal:

  • CHRISTENDOM COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 316; Location: 134 CHRISTENDOM DR; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.christendom.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • FRONT ROYAL BEAUTY SCHOOL (Location: 17A S ROYAL AVE; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Front Royal:

  • LORD FAIRFAX COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; MIDDLETOWN, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,064)
  • SHENANDOAH UNIVERSITY (about 18 miles; WINCHESTER, VA; FT enrollment: 2,030)
  • SHEPHERD COLLEGE (about 44 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; FT enrollment: 3,576)
  • JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY (about 58 miles; HARRISONBURG, VA; FT enrollment: 14,447)
  • GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY (about 61 miles; FAIRFAX, VA; FT enrollment: 16,564)
  • FREDERICK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 64 miles; FREDERICK, MD; FT enrollment: 2,407)
  • MARY WASHINGTON COLLEGE (about 66 miles; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; FT enrollment: 3,731)

Schools

Public high school in Front Royal:

  • WARREN COUNTY HIGH (Students: 1,122; Location: 240 LURAY AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Front Royal:

  • RANDOLPH-MACON ACADEMY (Students: 377; Location: 200 ACADEMY DRIVE; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • ACADEMY AT INNISFREE (Students: 40; Location: 326 THUNDERBIRD ROAD; Grades: PK – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Front Royal:

  • WARREN COUNTY MIDDLE (Students: 868; Location: 600 WEST 15TH ST; Grades: 06 – 07)
  • WARREN CO. JR. HIGH (Students: 858; Location: 155 WESTMINSTER DR; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • RESSIE JEFFRIES ELEM. (Students: 588; Location: 320 E CRISER RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • HILDA J. BARBOUR ELEM. (Students: 544; Location: 290 WESTMINSTER DR; Grades: KG – 05)
  • E. WILSON MORRISON ELEM. (Students: 436; Location: 40 CRESCENT ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • LESLIE FOX KEYSER ELEM. (Students: 423; Location: 1015 STONEWALL DR; Grades: KG – 05)
  • A. S. RHODES ELEM. (Students: 237; Location: 224 W STRASBURG RD; Grades: KG – 05)
Private primary/middle school in Front Royal:

  • ROYAL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 84; Location: 1111 SHENANDOAH AVENUE; Grades: KG – 6)

Libraries

Library in Front Royal:

  • SAMUELS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $478,711; Location: 538 VILLA AVENUE; 80,108 books; 1,200 audio materials; 1,827 video materials; 129 serial subscriptions)