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Demographic Profiles

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Description: Prince William County is 348.5 square miles in size and located in northern Virginia. Prince William is south of Fairfax County, north or Stafford County, east of Fauquier County, and south of Loudoun County. Major highways such as Interstates 95 and 66 traverse the county as well as Routes 1, 15, 29, 28, and 234.

Demographics:

POPULATION Population: 456,105 Population Density: 1,303.4 people per sq. mi.
Male: 49.8% Female: 50.2%
AGE Median Age: 34.4 Under 5: 7.7%
Under 18: 28.0% 65 and Over: 8.3%
RACE/ETHNICITY White: 45.5% Black: 19.9%
Asian: 7.9% Other: 0.6%
2 or more races: 4.2% Hispanic or Latino: 21.9%
HOUSING Owner-Occupied: 71.2% Renter-Occupied: 28.8%
ECONOMIC Median Household Income: $98,546 Poverty Rate: 4.4%
Unemployed: 3.9% Work in Prince William County: 36.1%
SOCIAL Family Households: 77.2% Married with Children: 32.8%
Foreign Born: 22.8% Speak Non-English Languages(s): 31.3%

Description: The Brentsville Magisterial District is 85.10 square miles in size and located in western Prince William. Brentsville overlaps with the Census Designated Places (CDPs) of Gainesville, Linton Hall, and Nokesville. It's northern border is skirted by Interstate 66, it's western neighbor is Fauquier County, and it borders the City of Manassas to the Northeast. Transportation thoroughfares such as Vint Hill Road, Route 28, Route 29, and Route 15, Prince William Parkway (234), and the Manassas Line of the Virginia Railway Express (VRE) traverse the district. Lake Manassas is located in the northern part of the district.

Demographics:

POPULATION Population: 68,177 Population Density: 801.1 people per sq. mi.
Male: 50.5% Female: 49.5%
AGE Median Age: 30.0 Under 5: 8.2%
Under 18: 31.7% 65 and Over: 5.4%
RACE/ETHNICITY White: 57.8% Black: 11.6%
Asian: 10.6% Other: 1.2%
2 or more races: 3.0% Hispanic or Latino: 15.8%
HOUSING Owner-Occupied: 80.4% Renter-Occupied: 19.6%
ECONOMIC Median Household Income: $120,478 Poverty Rate: 4.4%
Unemployed: 3.1% Work in Prince William County: 37.6%
SOCIAL Family Households: 81.6% Married with Children: 45.2%
Foreign Born: 18.5% Speak Non-English Languages(s): 25.8%

Description: The Coles Magisterial District is 50.86 square miles in size and located in central Prince William County. Brentsville overlaps with the Census Designated Places (CDPs) of Buckhall and Independent Hill. It's northern border is bound by the City of Manassas and Fairfax County while the Marine Core Base Quantico borders the district to the south. Transportation thoroughfares such as Prince William Parkway (234/294), Route 28, Sudley Road, Dumfries Road (294), and Hoadly Road traverse the district. Lake Jackson is located near the center of the district.

Demographics:

POPULATION Population: 69,046 Population Density: 1,357.6 people per sq. mi.
Male: 50.8% Female: 49.2%
AGE Median Age: 36.2 Under 5: 6.0%
Under 18: 26.6% 65 and Over: 8.9%
RACE/ETHNICITY White: 56.0% Black: 12.0%
Asian: 6.4% Other: 0.6%
2 or more races: 4.7% Hispanic or Latino: 20.4%
HOUSING Owner-Occupied: 83.4% Renter-Occupied: 16.6%
ECONOMIC Median Household Income: $112,948 Poverty Rate: 6.3%
Unemployed: 4.1% Work in Prince William County: 33.0%
SOCIAL Family Households: 84.0% Married with Children: 34.6%
Foreign Born: 18.2% Speak Non-English Languages(s): 25.6%

Description: The Gainesville Magisterial District is 71.20 square miles in size and located in western Prince William. Gainesville overlaps with the Census Designated Places (CDPs) of Bull Run, Bull Run Mountain Estates, Gainesville, and Sudley. The district also contains the Town of Haymarket. Gainesville shares its eastern border with Fairfax County, Loudoun to the north, and Fauquier to the west. Transportation thoroughfares such as Interstate 66, Route 29, Heathcote Blvd, Sudley Road (234), and Route 15 traverse the district. Gainesville is home to Manassas Battlefield National Park.

Demographics:

POPULATION Population: 68,617 Population Density: 963.7 people per sq. mi.
Male: 49.1% Female: 50.9%
AGE Median Age: 35.7 Under 5: 7.8%
Under 18: 26.7% 65 and Over: 12.5%
RACE/ETHNICITY White: 54.2% Black: 13.3%
Asian: 7.9% Other: 0.3%
2 or more races: 4.3% Hispanic or Latino: 19.9%
HOUSING Owner-Occupied: 69.0% Renter-Occupied: 31.0%
ECONOMIC Median Household Income: $96,701 Poverty Rate: 6.2%
Unemployed: 3.4% Work in Prince William County: 34.1%
SOCIAL Family Households: 75.3% Married with Children: 30.0%
Foreign Born: 22.0% Speak Non-English Languages(s): 28.9%

Description: The Neabsco Magisterial District is 12.32 square miles in size and located in eastern of Prince William. Neabsco overlaps with the Census Designated Places (CDPs) of County Center, Dale City, Neabsco, and Potomac Mills. Interstate 95 borders Neabsco to the east and Hoadly Road and Prince William Parkway form its northern boundaries. Transportation thoroughfares such as Interstate 95, Prince William Parkway (294), Dale Blvd, and Minnieville Road traverse the district.

Demographics:

POPULATION Population: 55,185 Population Density: 4,479.3 people per sq. mi.
Male: 49.1% Female: 50.9%
AGE Median Age: 35.7 Under 5: 8.2%
Under 18: 29.3% 65 and Over: 7.3%
RACE/ETHNICITY White: 28.9% Black: 26.0%
Asian: 9.6% Other: 0.9%
2 or more races: 3.2% Hispanic or Latino: 31.3%
HOUSING Owner-Occupied: 68.6% Renter-Occupied: 31.4%
ECONOMIC Median Household Income: $80,526 Poverty Rate: 9.3%
Unemployed: 5.2% Work in Prince William County: 38.7%
SOCIAL Family Households: 79.9% Married with Children: 30.1%
Foreign Born: 30.5% Speak Non-English Languages(s): 44.6%

Description: The Occoquan Magisterial District is 27.1 square miles in size and located in eastern Prince William. Occoquan overlaps with the Census Designated Places (CDPs) of Buck Hall, County Center, Lake Ridge, and Potomac Mills. The district's northern border is formed by the Occoquan River, it's eastern boundary is Interstate 95, and its southern boundary is the Prince William Parkway. Transportation thoroughfares such as Interstate 95, Prince William Parkway (294), Old Bridge Rd, and Minnieville Rd traverse the district. The Town of Occoquan and the Potomac Mills shopping center are within the district.

Demographics:

POPULATION Population: 64.146 Population Density: 2,367.0 people per sq. mi.
Male: 48.5% Female: 51.5%
AGE Median Age: 36.8 Under 5: 7.0%
Under 18: 25.9% 65 and Over: 10.3%
RACE/ETHNICITY White: 50.9% Black: 19.3%
Asian: 7.4% Other: 0.3%
2 or more races: 5.2% Hispanic or Latino: 16.8%
HOUSING Owner-Occupied: 75.1% Renter-Occupied: 24.9%
ECONOMIC Median Household Income: $98,782 Poverty Rate: 6.4%
Unemployed: 3.3% Work in Prince William County: 31.9%
SOCIAL Family Households: 71.9% Married with Children: 28.1%
Foreign Born: 21.2% Speak Non-English Languages(s): 28.0%

Description: The Potomac Magisterial District is 81.52 square miles in size and located in eastern Prince William. Potomac overlaps with the Census Designated Places (CDPs) of Cherry Hill, Independent Hill, Montclair, and Quantico Base. The towns of Dumfries and Quantico are within the district. The Potomac River forms the district's eastern border and it shares its southern border with Stafford County. Transportation thoroughfares such as Interstate 95, Dumfries Rd (234), Route 1, and Joplin Rd (619) traverse the district. Marine Corp Base Quantico and Prince William Forest Park are within the Potomac district.

Demographics:

POPULATION Population: 60,572 Population Density: 743.0 people per sq. mi.
Male: 51.0% Female: 49.0%
AGE Median Age: 32.3 Under 5: 8.3%
Under 18: 28.2% 65 and Over: 7.2%
RACE/ETHNICITY White: 42.9% Black: 29.2%
Asian: 6.0% Other: 0.6%
2 or more races: 5.0% Hispanic or Latino: 16.2%
HOUSING Owner-Occupied: 66.9% Renter-Occupied: 33.1%
ECONOMIC Median Household Income: $100,667 Poverty Rate: 7.0%
Unemployed: 3.5% Work in Prince William County: 44.4%
SOCIAL Family Households: 77.5% Married with Children: 33.4%
Foreign Born: 16.5% Speak Non-English Languages(s): 24.0%

Description: The Woodbridge Magisterial District is 19.64 square miles in size and located in the eastern Prince William. The district overlaps with the Census Designated Places (CDPs) of Cherry Hill, Marumsco, Neabsco, and Woodbridge. Occoquan Bay and the Potomac River forms the district's eastern border and it shares its southern border with Fairfax County. Transportation thoroughfares such as Interstate 95, Route 1, Gordon Blvd (123), Prince William Parkway (294), Opitz Blvd, and Dale/Rippon Blvd traverse the district. Potomac Town Center and two wildlife refuges are located in the district.

Demographics:

POPULATION Population: 66,953 Population Density: 3,409.0 people per sq. mi.
Male: 49.7% Female: 50.3%
AGE Median Age: 34.1 Under 5: 8.4%
Under 18: 27.2% 65 and Over: 6.9%
RACE/ETHNICITY White: 26.6% Black: 29.2%
Asian: 6.9% Other: 0.4%
2 or more races: 3.9% Hispanic or Latino: 33.0%
HOUSING Owner-Occupied: 55.8% Renter-Occupied: 44.2%
ECONOMIC Median Household Income: $80,502 Poverty Rate: 9.9%
Unemployed: 4.4% Work in Prince William County: 33.3%
SOCIAL Family Households: 71.3% Married with Children: 38.4%
Foreign Born: 32.9% Speak Non-English Languages(s): 43.2%

Description: The Town of Dumfries is 1.56 square miles in size and located in the southeastern corner of Prince William County in the Potomac Magisterial District. Interstate 95 forms its western border and Dumfries Rd (234) forms part of its northern border. Route 1 cuts through the middle of the town.

Demographics:

POPULATION Population: 5,190 Population Density: 3,320.5 people per sq. mi.
Male: 48.3% Female: 51.7%
AGE Median Age: 30.1 Under 5: 11.0%
Under 18: 31.2% 65 and Over: 4.9
RACE/ETHNICITY White: 26.3% Black: 28.1%
Asian: 3.4% Other: 0.0%
2 or more races: 2.8% Hispanic or Latino: 39.4%
HOUSING Owner-Occupied: 52.7% Renter-Occupied: 47.3%
ECONOMIC Median Household Income: $57,649 Poverty Rate: 19.3%
Unemployed: 7.1% Work in Prince William County: 54.7%
SOCIAL Family Households: 66.8% Married with Children: 26.2%
Foreign Born: 23.9% Speak Non-English Languages(s): 43.4%

Description: The Town of Haymarket is 0.56 square miles in size and located in northwestern Prince William County in the Gainesville Magisterial District. Interstate 66 runs through the town, the center of which lies at the intersection of Jefferson and Washington Streets.

Demographics:

POPULATION Population: 1,539 Population Density: 2,739.7 people per sq. mi.
Male: 52.1% Female: 47.9%
AGE Median Age: 33.4 Under 5: 9.5%
Under 18: 30.4% 65 and Over: 4.5
RACE/ETHNICITY White: 64.8% Black: 12.2%
Asian: 4.5% Other: 0.4%
2 or more races: 5.6% Hispanic or Latino: 12.5%
HOUSING Owner-Occupied: 79.6% Renter-Occupied: 20.4%
ECONOMIC Median Household Income: $122,303 Poverty Rate: 2.0%
Unemployed: 3.1% Work in Prince William County: 38.6%
SOCIAL Family Households: 85.2% Married with Children: 45.8%
Foreign Born: 16.4% Speak Non-English Languages(s): 23.8%

Description: The Town of Occoquan is 0.21 square miles in size and located in northeastern Prince William County in the Occoquan Magisterial District. Fairfax County shares the northern border and Gordon Blvd (123) runs through the town, connecting it to Fairfax and Interstate 95. It is located on the Occoquan River.

Demographics:

POPULATION Population: 1,311 Population Density: 6,309.5 people per sq. mi.
Male: 49.2% Female: 50.8%
AGE Median Age: 42.0 Under 5: 6.8%
Under 18: 16.2% 65 and Over: 11.0
RACE/ETHNICITY White: 69.0% Black: 13.6%
Asian: 6.8% Other: 1.5%
2 or more races: 3.4% Hispanic or Latino: 5.8%
HOUSING Owner-Occupied: 49.5% Renter-Occupied: 50.5%
ECONOMIC Median Household Income: $87,917 Poverty Rate: 6.4%
Unemployed: 1.6% Work in Prince William County: 33.8%
SOCIAL Family Households: 47.5% Married with Children: 13.5%
Foreign Born: 11.8% Speak Non-English Languages(s): 12.8%

Description: The Town of Quantico is 0.07 square miles in size and located in southeastern Prince William County in the Potomac Magisterial District. It is located along the Potomac River bordering Maryland to the east. The town is surrounded by Marine Corp Base Quantico.

Demographics:

POPULATION Population: 1,000 Population Density: 14,111.9 people per sq. mi.
Male: 49.6% Female: 50.4%
AGE Median Age: 34.3 Under 5: 3.1%
Under 18: 13.2% 65 and Over: 11.3
RACE/ETHNICITY White: 47.3% Black: 22.7%
Asian: 9.7% Other: 4.7%
2 or more races: 6.5% Hispanic or Latino: 9.0%
HOUSING Owner-Occupied: 6.6% Renter-Occupied: 93.4%
ECONOMIC Median Household Income: $49,904 Poverty Rate: 17.7%
Unemployed: 7.1% Work in Prince William County: 55.9%
SOCIAL Family Households: 30.2% Married with Children: 3.7%
Foreign Born: 17.6% Speak Non-English Languages(s): 21.1%

Source: Population estimates are from Quarter 4, 2017 by Prince William County GIS Division. All percentages are from the U.S. Census 2012-2016 American Community Survey (ACS) 5-Year Estimates.

Unless otherwise noted, percentages reflect the total population.
 *Percentages for housing are taken from total occupied housing units (households), which is not listed here.

*Percentage for poverty rate is taken from all individuals for whom poverty status is determined, which is not listed here.

*Percentage for unemployed is taken from the population ages 16 and over, which is not listed here.

*'Work in Prince William County'=percentage of Prince William residents who work in the county. Percentage for 'work in Prince William County' is taken from workers ages 16 and over, which is not listed here.

*Percentages for family households and married with children are taken from total households, which is not listed here.

*Percentage for 'speak Non-English Language(s)' is taken from the population ages 5 years and over, which is not listed here.







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