Colonial Beach, VA Population

Population: 3,228. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,515 (+8.9% change)
Males: 1,461 (45.3%), Females: 1,767 (54.7%)

Westmoreland County

Zip code: 22443

Median resident age: 43.8 years
Median household income: $31,711
Median house value: $87,600

Races in Colonial Beach:

  • White Non-Hispanic (78.0%)
  • Black (16.9%)
  • Hispanic (3.4%)
  • Other race (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

Ancestries: Irish (15.8%), United States (15.0%), German (14.9%), English (12.7%), Italian (3.8%), French (3.0%).

Elevation: 10 feet

Land area: 2.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Colonial Beach

  • High school or higher: 68.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 35.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Colonial Beach town

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 48.5%
  • Separated: 6.3%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

3.9% Foreign born (2.7% Latin America, 0.5% Europe, 0.5% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +75 (+2.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Colonial Beach:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Colonial Beach:

  • ANDREWS AFB (about 39 miles; CAMP SPRINGS, MD; Abbreviation: ADW)
  • RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL (about 42 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Abbreviation: DCA)
  • RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL (about 58 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Abbreviation: RIC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Colonial Beach:

  • TAPPAHANNOCK MUNI (about 25 miles; TAPPAHANNOCK, VA; Abbreviation: W79)
  • MARYLAND (about 25 miles; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Abbreviation: 2W5)
  • CAPT WALTER FRANCIS DUKE RGNL AT ST MARY’S (about 30 miles; LEONARDTOWN, MD; Abbreviation: 2W6)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Colonial Beach:

  • COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN MARYLAND (about 19 miles; LA PLATA, MD; Full-time enrollment: 3,439)
  • MARY WASHINGTON COLLEGE (about 35 miles; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,731)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND-COLLEGE PARK (about 41 miles; COLLEGE PARK, MD; Full-time enrollment: 29,298)
  • NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 44 miles; ANNANDALE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 19,406)
  • GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Full-time enrollment: 11,674)
  • HOWARD UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Full-time enrollment: 9,297)
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Full-time enrollment: 16,045)

Schools

Public high school in Colonial Beach:

  • COLONIAL BEACH HIGH (Students: 239; Location: 100 FIRST ST.; Grades: 08 – 12)
Private high school in Colonial Beach:

  • MONROE BAY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 68; Location: RT. 633 BOX 208; Grades: PK – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Colonial Beach:

  • WASHINGTON DISTRICT ELEM. (Students: 442; Location: 454 OAK GROVE ROAD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • COLONIAL BEACH ELEM. (Students: 335; Location: 315 DOUGLAS AVE.; Grades: KG – 07)