Fredericksburg, VA Population

Population: 19,279. Estimated population in July 2020: 20,732 (+7.5% change)
Males: 8,677 (45.0%), Females: 10,602 (55.0%)

Zip codes: 22401, 22405, 22406, 22407, 22408.

Median resident age: 30.3 years
Median household income: $34,585
Median house value: $135,800

Races in Fredericksburg:

  • White Non-Hispanic (71.4%)
  • Black (20.4%)
  • Hispanic (4.9%)
  • Other race (2.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

Ancestries: English (13.5%), German (12.9%), Irish (12.0%), United States (5.9%), Italian (4.5%), Scottish (3.1%).

Land area: 10.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Fredericksburg

  • High school or higher: 80.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 30.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fredericksburg city

  • Never married: 41.9%
  • Now married: 37.9%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

5.2% Foreign born (3.0% Latin America, 1.1% Europe, 0.6% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -130 (-0.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Fredericksburg:

  • MARY WASHINGTON HOSPITAL (1001 SAM PERRY BOULEVARD)
  • SNOWDEN AT FREDERICKSBURG INC (1200 SAM PERRY BOULEVARD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Fredericksburg:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fredericksburg:

  • WASHINGTON DULLES INTERNATIONAL (about 44 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Abbreviation: IAD)
  • RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL (about 49 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Abbreviation: DCA)
  • ANDREWS AFB (about 55 miles; CAMP SPRINGS, MD; Abbreviation: ADW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Fredericksburg:

  • SHANNON (about 4 miles; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; Abbreviation: EZF)
  • STAFFORD REGIONAL (about 6 miles; STAFFORD, VA; Abbreviation: RMN)
  • HARTWOOD (about 16 miles; SOMERVILLE, VA; Abbreviation: 8W8)
Amtrak station:
FREDERICKSBURG (CAROLINE ST. & LAFAYETTE BLVD.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Fredericksburg:

  • MARY WASHINGTON COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 3,731; Location: 1301 COLLEGE AVE; Public; Website: www.mwc.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • STRAYER UNIVERSITY-FREDERICKSBURG CAMPUS (Full-time enrollment: 395; Location: 4500 PLANK RD; Private, for-profit; Website: www.strayer.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • COSMETOLOGY TRAINING CENTER (Location: 557 LAFAYETTE BLVD; Private, for-profit)
  • FREDERICKSBURG BIBLE INSTITUTE (Location: PO BOX 507; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • DOMINION BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION INC (Location: 1003 MAHONE ST; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Fredericksburg:

  • COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN MARYLAND (about 38 miles; LA PLATA, MD; Full-time enrollment: 3,439)
  • GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY (about 39 miles; FAIRFAX, VA; Full-time enrollment: 16,564)
  • NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 41 miles; ANNANDALE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 19,406)
  • J SARGEANT REYNOLDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 47 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,906)
  • MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; ARLINGTON, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,479)
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 51 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Full-time enrollment: 16,045)
  • AMERICAN UNIVERSITY (about 52 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Full-time enrollment: 8,859)

Schools

Public high schools in Fredericksburg:

  • STAFFORD SR. HIGH (Students: 1,908; Location: 33 STAFFORD INDIAN LANE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MASSAPONAX HIGH (Students: 1,869; Location: 8201 JEFFERSON DAVIS HWY; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • CHANCELLOR HIGH (Students: 1,582; Location: 6300 HARRISON RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • JAMES MONROE HIGH (Students: 927; Location: 2300 WASHINGTON AVE; Grades: 08 – 12)
Private high schools in Fredericksburg:

  • FREDERICKSBURG CHRISTIAN SCHOO (Students: 946; Location: 9400 THORNTON ROLLING ROAD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • FREDERICKSBURG ACADEMY (Students: 338; Location: 132 FALCON DRIVE; Grades: PK – 12)
  • THE KING’S ACADEMY (Students: 74; Location: 6109 PROSPECT ST; Grades: KG – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Fredericksburg:

  • T. BENTON GAYLE MIDDLE (Students: 1,110; Location: 100 PANTHER DRIVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • ROCKY RUN ELEM (Students: 922; Location: 95 RESERVOIR RD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • CHANCELLOR MIDDLE (Students: 854; Location: 6320 HARRISON RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • FREEDOM MIDDLE (Students: 821; Location: 7315 SMITH STATION RD.; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SMITH STATION ELEM. (Students: 774; Location: 7320 SMITH STATION RD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • LEE HILL ELEM. (Students: 766; Location: 3600 LEE HILL SCHOOL DR; Grades: PK – 05)
  • WALKER-GRANT MIDDLE (Students: 742; Location: ONE LEARNING LN; Grades: 04 – 07)
  • HUGH MERCER ELEM. (Students: 734; Location: 2100 COWAN BLVD; Grades: KG – 03)
  • BATTLEFIELD MIDDLE (Students: 725; Location: 11120 LEAVELLS RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • FERRY FARM ELEM. (Students: 712; Location: 20 PENDLETON RD; Grades: PK – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Fredericksburg:

  • ST PATRICK SCHOOL (Students: 209; Location: 9151 ELYS FORD RD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • FERRY FARM BAPTIST CHURCH (Students: 200; Location: 1 WESTMORELAND DRIVE; Grades: PK – KG)
  • TRUE VINE CHRISTIAN CHLDCRE II (Students: 53; Location: 4540 PLANK ROAD STE C; Grades: PK – 5)
  • FREDERICKSBURG MONTESSORI SCHO (Students: 44; Location: 302 SOPHIA STREET; Grades: PK – KG)
  • FREDERICKSBURG SDA JR. ACADEMY (Students: 24; Location: 7340 PLANK RD; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Fredericksburg:

  • CENTRAL RAPPAHANNOCK REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $8,039,974; Location: 1201 CAROLINE STREET; 354,371 books; 27,374 audio materials; 21,057 video materials; 1,967 serial subscriptions)