Fredericksburg, VA

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2022 Population
28,258
0.824% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mark Warner
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tim Kaine
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
30.9
0.651% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
18%
26.2% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$83,445
15.4% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$438,400
14.6% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
14,745
3.52% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Fredericksburg, VA had a population of 28.3k people with a median age of 30.9 and a median household income of $83,445. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Fredericksburg, VA grew from 28,027 to 28,258, a 0.824% increase and its median household income grew from $72,293 to $83,445, a 15.4% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Fredericksburg, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (56.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (20.7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (6.1%), Other (Hispanic) (4.81%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.78%).

None of the households in Fredericksburg, VA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

92.7% of the residents in Fredericksburg, VA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Fredericksburg, VA are University of Mary Washington (1,235 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Fredericksburg, VA was $438,400, and the homeownership rate was 38.5%.

Most people in Fredericksburg, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 32.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Fredericksburg, VA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Fredericksburg, VA is home to a population of 28.3k people, from which 92.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 11.1% of Fredericksburg, VA residents were born outside of the country (3.14k people).

In 2022, there were 2.76 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16.1k people) in Fredericksburg, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.84k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.73k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

92.7%
2022 Citizenship
93%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 92.7% of Fredericksburg, VA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Fredericksburg, VA was 93%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Fredericksburg, VA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    16.1k ± 123
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    5.84k ± 501
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.73k ± 530
11.7%
Hispanic Population
3.31k people

In 2022, there were 2.76 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16.1k people) in Fredericksburg, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.84k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.73k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

11.7% of the people in Fredericksburg, VA are hispanic (3.31k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. El Salvador
    107,605 ± 8,003 people
  2. India
    98,735 ± 7,670 people
  3. Mexico
    59,855 ± 5,986 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Virginia was El Salvador, the natal country of 107,605 Virginia residents, followed by India with 98,735 and Mexico with 59,855.

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Foreign-Born Population

11.1%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
3.14k people
10.4%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.91k people

As of 2022, 11.1% of Fredericksburg, VA residents (3.14k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Fredericksburg, VA was 10.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    914 ± 249
  2. Vietnam
    415 ± 148
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    330 ± 209

Fredericksburg, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 2.2 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Fredericksburg, VA employs 14.7k people. The largest industries in Fredericksburg, VA are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,012 people), Retail Trade (1,664 people), and Educational Services (1,631 people), and the highest paying industries are Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($117,781), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($97,672), and Public Administration ($96,335).

Males in Virginia have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $69,674. The income inequality in Virginia (measured using the Gini index) is 0.475, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

14.7k
2022 Value
± 1,021
−3.52%
1 Year decline
± 10.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Fredericksburg, VA declined at a rate of −3.52%, from 15.3k employees to 14.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Fredericksburg, VA, are Management Occupations (1,817 people), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1,513 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,458 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Fredericksburg, VA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

14.7k
2022 Value
± 1,021
−3.52%
1 Year decline
± 10.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Fredericksburg, VA declined at a rate of −3.52%, from 15.3k employees to 14.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Fredericksburg, VA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,012 people), Retail Trade (1,664 people), and Educational Services (1,631 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Fredericksburg, VA, though some of these residents may live in Fredericksburg, VA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$57,243
Median earning men ± $11,239
$36,365
Median earning women ± $8,411

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($127,853), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($94,479), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($87,192).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($79,410), Wholesale Trade ($77,731), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($77,554).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.1M people employed in Virginia. This represents a 2.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.8%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Virginia went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 54.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (44%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.45%).

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing the state of Virginia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Virginia

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Mark Warner
Senator from Virginia2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009
Tim Kaine
Senator from Virginia1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing Virginia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Virginia

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Virginia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Fredericksburg, VA awarded 1,235 degrees. The student population of Fredericksburg, VA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,379 male students and 2,378 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Fredericksburg, VA are White (856 and 69.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (136 and 11.1%), Black or African American (95 and 7.73%), and Two or More Races (59 and 4.8%).

The largest universities in Fredericksburg, VA by number of degrees awarded are University of Mary Washington (1,235 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Fredericksburg, VA are General Business Administration & Management (161 and 13%), General Psychology (96 and 7.77%), and General Biological Sciences (92 and 7.45%).

The median tuition cost in Fredericksburg, VA for a public four year colleges is $8,938 for in-state students and $25,858 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Fredericksburg, VA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 85.8%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 18.5%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 3,757 (36.7% men and 63.3% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 3,757 students enrolled in Fredericksburg, VA, 36.7% men and 63.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,427 records, of which 63.7% were women and 36.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 96 degrees awarded
  2. 92 degrees awarded
  3. 126 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Fredericksburg, VA was General Psychology with 96 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
1,235 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Mary Washington with 1,235 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 377 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Fredericksburg, VA, which is 0.439 times less than the 858 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 856 degrees mean that there were 6.29 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 136 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($8,938) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($5,356) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.884% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.904% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.71M), Bachelors Degree (1.47M), and Some college (1.4M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Fredericksburg, VA was $438,400 in 2022, which is 1.56 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $382,400 to $438,400, a 14.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Fredericksburg, VA is 38.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Fredericksburg, VA have an average commute time of 32.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Fredericksburg, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Fredericksburg, VA is $83,445. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Fredericksburg, VA was Census Tract 5 with a value of $103,828, followed by Census Tract 1 and Census Tract 4, with respective values of $95,724 and $87,237.

Property

$438,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$16,766
$4,336
Median Property Taxes
±$488

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Rent vs Own

38.5%
Homeownership
2022
64.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 38.5% of the housing units in Fredericksburg, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 39.2%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 5
  2. Census Tract 1
  3. Census Tract 4

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Fredericksburg, VA was Census Tract 5 with a value of $103,828, followed by Census Tract 1 and Census Tract 4, with respective values of $95,724 and $87,237.

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Household Income

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$83,445
Median Household Income
± $5,309
11.3k
Number of Households
± 871

In 2022, the median household income of the 11.3k households in Fredericksburg, VA grew to $83,445 from the previous year's value of $72,293.

The following chart displays the households in Fredericksburg, VA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Fredericksburg, VA is from Virginia.
0.475
2022 Wage GINI in Virginia
0.476
2021 Wage GINI in Virginia

In 2022, the income inequality in Virginia was 0.475 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.164% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Virginia was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Virginia in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (64.8%)
  2. Carpooled (13.4%)
  3. Worked At Home (12%)

In 2022, 64.8% of workers in Fredericksburg, VA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (13.4%) and those who worked at home (12%).

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Commute Time

32.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Fredericksburg, VA have a longer commute time (32.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 9.34% of the workforce in Fredericksburg, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Fredericksburg, VA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Fredericksburg, VA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

18% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Fredericksburg, VA (4.67k out of 25.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Fredericksburg, VA is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

91.5% of the population of Fredericksburg, VA has health coverage, with 54.4% on employee plans, 12.9% on Medicaid, 7.5% on Medicare, 12.6% on non-group plans, and 4.02% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Fredericksburg city, VA see 708 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.88% decrease from the previous year (729 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 517 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 135 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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708 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Fredericksburg city, VA

Primary care physicians in Fredericksburg city, VA see an average of 708 patients per year. This represents a 2.88% decrease from the previous year (729 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Fredericksburg city, VA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.2% under 18 years, 32.2% between 18 and 34 years, 33.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 11.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.5% were men and 53.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.49%
Uninsured
54.4%
Employer Coverage
12.9%
Medicaid
7.5%
Medicare
12.6%
Non-Group
4.02%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Fredericksburg, VA declined by 16.2% from 10.1% to 8.49%.

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