Fort Lee, VA Population

Population: 7,269
Males: 4,139 (56.9%), Females: 3,130 (43.1%)

Henrico County

Zip code: 23801

Median resident age: 21.7 years
Median household income: $36,325
Median house value: $73,800

Races in Fort Lee:

  • Black (47.0%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (36.7%)
  • Hispanic (11.4%)
  • Other race (6.7%)
  • Two or more races (3.4%)
  • American Indian (1.4%)
  • Filipino (0.9%)
  • Korean (0.7%)

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

Ancestries: German (10.8%), Irish (6.1%), Italian (4.9%), United States (3.6%), West Indian (3.4%), English (2.3%).

Land area: 8.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Fort Lee

  • High school or higher: 98.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 29.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 11.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fort Lee CDP

  • Never married: 42.6%
  • Now married: 50.8%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 0.6%
  • Divorced: 4.7%

8.2% Foreign born (3.9% Latin America, 2.0% Asia, 1.3% Europe).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Fort Lee:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fort Lee:

  • RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL (about 18 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Abbreviation: RIC)
  • NEWPORT NEWS/WILLIAMSBURG INTERNATIONAL (about 60 miles; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Abbreviation: PHF)
  • LANGLEY AFB (about 70 miles; HAMPTON, VA; Abbreviation: LFI)

Other public-use airports nearest to Fort Lee:

  • WATHALL CHANNEL (about 5 miles; CHESTER, VA; Abbreviation: 2G6)
  • DINWIDDIE COUNTY (about 13 miles; PETERSBURG, VA; Abbreviation: PTB)
  • CHESTERFIELD COUNTY (about 17 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Abbreviation: FCI)

Amtrak station near Fort Lee:

  • 7 miles: PETERSBURG (ETTRICK, 3516 SOUTH ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Lee:

  • VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 6 miles; PETERSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,641)
  • JOHN TYLER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; CHESTER, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,520)
  • UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND (about 22 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,756)
  • VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY (about 23 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Full-time enrollment: 18,753)
  • J SARGEANT REYNOLDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 28 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,906)
  • COLLEGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY (about 41 miles; WILLIAMSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 7,133)
  • CHRISTOPHER NEWPORT UNIVERSITY (about 60 miles; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,432)