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Dumfries, Virginia

Dumfries is a town located in Prince William County, Virginia. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 4,937.


\nDumfries is located at 38°34'4" North, 77°19'29" West (38.567853, -77.324591)
1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 4.1 km² (1.6 mi²). 4.1 km² (1.6 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.


\nAs of the
census of 2000, there are 4,937 people, 1,573 households, and 1,198 families residing in the town. The population density is 1,191.4/km² (3,085.6/mi²). There are 1,699 housing units at an average density of 410.0/km² (1,061.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 52.91% White, 35.26% African American, 0.63% Native American, 1.07% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 5.73% from other races, and 4.40% from two or more races. 13.06% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 1,573 households out of which 46.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.8% are married couples living together, 19.7% have a female householder with no husband present, and 23.8% are non-families. 16.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 3.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 3.13 and the average family size is 3.51. In the town the population is spread out with 35.0% under the age of 18, 9.7% from 18 to 24, 33.6% from 25 to 44, 17.1% from 45 to 64, and 4.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 29 years. For every 100 females there are 98.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 93.0 males. The median income for a household in the town is $43,672, and the median income for a family is $46,927. Males have a median income of $35,247 versus $24,451 for females. The per capita income for the town is $17,652. 12.5% of the population and 10.4% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 16.0% are under the age of 18 and 7.1% are 65 or older.