Dumfries, Virginia Population 2024

5,982

Dumfries is a city located in Prince William County Virginia. Dumfries has a 2024 population of 5,982. Dumfries is currently growing at a rate of 1.12% annually and its population has increased by 4.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,716 in 2020.

The average household income in Dumfries is $87,166 with a poverty rate of 12.84%. The median age in Dumfries is 29.9 years: 24.3 years for males, and 38 years for females.

Dumfries Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Dumfries was:

  • White: 44.83%
  • Black or African American: 28.54%
  • Other race: 14.02%
  • Two or more races: 12.6%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,897.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.65% (266)
The current population of Dumfries, Virginia is 5,982 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,716.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,55444.83%
Black or African American1,62628.54%
Other race79914.02%
Two or more races71812.6%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Dumfries Population by Race

Dumfries Population Pyramid 2024

Dumfries Median Age

29.9

Total

24.3

Male

38

Female

Dumfries Adults

There are 3,789 adults, (617 of whom are seniors) in Dumfries.

Dumfries Age Dependency

79.6

Age Dependency Ratio

19.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Dumfries Sex Ratio

Female3,03753.31%
Male2,66046.69%

Dumfries Population by Age

Dumfries Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,6603.4271.928.1
Married6334.358812
Female5213.8358.241.8
Non Family3601.117030
Male1463.6355.544.5

3.96

Average Family Size

3.42

Average Household Size

71.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dumfries Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade37211.57%
Associates Degree2648.21%
Bachelors Degree43213.44%
Graduate Degree1755.44%
High School Graduate86526.91%
Less Than 9th Grade39712.35%
Some College71022.08%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Dumfries Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dumfries Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic1,038525153
White1,006922158
Black966864295
2+ Races44925157
Other Race31411982

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.65%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 30.54%.

Dumfries Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$68,208$0$64,104
Graduate Degree$59,271$80,292$0
High School Graduate$22,861$23,833$0
Less Than 9th Grade$32,327$38,977$30,236
Overall$39,375$40,000$38,750
Some College$57,250$67,011$0

$39,375

Average Earnings

$40,000

Average Male

$38,750

Average Female

Dumfries Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dumfries Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dumfries Language

61.39% of Dumfries residents speak only English, while 38.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 34.44% of the population.

Dumfries Language

Dumfries Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,23048521.75%
Other79919524.41%
Multiple71814019.5%
White1,430694.83%
Black1,622372.28%

12.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.42%

Male Poverty Rate

14.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dumfries

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dumfries is Other, with 24.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dumfries is Black, with 2.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.88%.

Dumfries Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.99%
Some College9.03%
Bachelors or Greater7.58%
High School3.47%

Dumfries Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed65%
Female Unemployed50%
Male Employed1.82%
Female Employed0.87%

Dumfries Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dumfries Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$77,059$92,486
Households$75,629$87,166
Married Families$79,278$-999,999,999
Non Families$51,731$57,421

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dumfries Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.3%

Male Marriage Rate

33.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Dumfries Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Dumfries Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Dumfries Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dumfries Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

274

Number of Veterans

225

Male Veterans

49

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War106
Second Gulf War92
Vietnam62
Korea36
World War II0

Dumfries Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5484
75+73
55 to 6455
18 to 3444
65 to 7418

Dumfries Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White16210.04%
Black847.92%
2+ Races284.72%

Dumfries Veterans by Race

Dumfries Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dumfries Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

72.1%

Labor Force Participation

68.1%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Dumfries Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dumfries Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dumfries Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

48.99%

Born in Dumfries

76.15%

Native Born

23.85%

Foreign Born

14.59%

Non Citizen

9.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

76.15% of Dumfries residents were born in the United States, with 48.99% having been born in Virginia. 14.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dumfries Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,316671.07%
20286,249671.08%
20276,182661.08%
20266,116671.11%
20256,049671.12%
20245,982661.12%
20235,9161592.76%
20225,757601.05%
20215,697-19-0.33%
20205,716-214-3.61%
20195,93069213.21%
20185,238-19-0.36%
20175,257100.19%
20165,247-4-0.08%
20155,251460.88%
20145,20510.02%
20135,204400.77%
20125,164761.49%
20115,088811.62%
20105,00700%
20004,93765515.3%
19904,2821,06833.23%
19803,214-3,102-49.11%

Dumfries Population by Year