The Plains, VA Population

Population: 266. Estimated population in July 2020: 287 (+7.9% change)
Males: 127 (47.7%), Females: 139 (52.3%)

Fauquier County

Zip code: 20198

Median resident age: 41.8 years
Median household income: $43,750
Median house value: $138,400

Races in The Plains:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.5%)
  • Black (10.2%)

Ancestries: United States (42.9%), German (13.5%), Scottish (13.2%), English (11.3%), Irish (10.2%), Italian (7.9%).

Elevation: 605 feet

Land area: 0.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in The Plains

  • High school or higher: 62.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 29.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in The Plains town

  • Never married: 31.1%
  • Now married: 44.6%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 11.7%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

4.5% Foreign born (3.8% Europe, 0.8% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +46 (+20.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near The Plains:

  • PRINCE WILLIAM HOSP (about 22 miles; MANASSAS, VA)
  • LOUDOUN HOSPITAL CENTER, LANSDOWNE (about 25 miles; LEESBURG, VA)
  • PIEDMONT BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CENTER (about 25 miles; LEESBURG, VA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to The Plains:

  • WASHINGTON DULLES INTERNATIONAL (about 24 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Abbreviation: IAD)
  • RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL (about 52 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Abbreviation: DCA)
  • HAGERSTOWN REGIONAL-RICHARD A HENSON FLD (about 58 miles; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Abbreviation: HGR)
Other public-use airports nearest to The Plains:

  • WARRENTON-FAUQUIER (about 20 miles; WARRENTON, VA; Abbreviation: W66)
  • LEESBURG EXECUTIVE (about 21 miles; LEESBURG, VA; Abbreviation: JYO)
  • MANASSAS REGIONAL/HARRY P. DAVIS FIELD (about 22 miles; MANASSAS, VA; Abbreviation: HEF)
Amtrak station near The Plains:

  • 13 miles: WARRENTON (RTS. 29/15/17 SOUTH) – Bus Station. Services: public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to The Plains:

  • GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY (about 31 miles; FAIRFAX, VA; Full-time enrollment: 16,564)
  • SHENANDOAH UNIVERSITY (about 35 miles; WINCHESTER, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,030)
  • LORD FAIRFAX COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 37 miles; MIDDLETOWN, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,064)
  • NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 39 miles; ANNANDALE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 19,406)
  • SHEPHERD COLLEGE (about 40 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,576)
  • MARY WASHINGTON COLLEGE (about 44 miles; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,731)
  • MONTGOMERY COLLEGE (about 45 miles; ROCKVILLE, MD; Full-time enrollment: 11,829)
Private high school in The Plains:

  • WAKEFIELD SCHOOL (Students: 344; Location: PO BOX 107; Grades: PK – 12)