Dumfries, Virginia Population 2021

7,276
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Dumfries is a city located in Prince William County Virginia. With a 2020 population of 7,276, it is the 51st largest city in Virginia and the 3866th largest city in the United States . Dumfries is currently growing at a rate of 10.26% annually and its population has increased by 46.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,961 in 2010. Dumfries reached it's highest population of 7,276 in 2021. Spanning over 2 miles, Dumfries has a population density of 4,740 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dumfries is $73,346 with a poverty rate of 18.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,634 per month, and the median house value is $206,300. The median age in Dumfries is 24.7 years, 22.9 years for males, and 25.4 years for females.

Dumfries Demographics

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

  • White: 48.65%
  • Black or African American: 29.03%
  • Other race: 15.08%
  • Two or more races: 3.46%
  • Asian: 3.39%
  • Native American: 0.39%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Dumfries, Virginia is 7,276 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,245.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,961.

Dumfries, Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,61448.65%
Black or African American1,56029.03%
Some Other Race81015.08%
Two or More Races1863.46%
Asian1823.39%
American Indian and Alaska Native210.39%
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Dumfries Population by Race

Dumfries Population Pyramid $2021

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Dumfries Median Age

24.7


Total

22.9


Male

25.4


Female

Dumfries Adults

There are 3,176 adults, (217 of whom are seniors) in Dumfries.

Dumfries Age Dependency

81.6

Age Dependency Ratio

7.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

74.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Dumfries Sex Ratio

Female

2,941

54.74%

Male

2,432

45.26%

Dumfries Population by Age

Dumfries Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dumfries Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.3%22.7%
Non Family68.3%31.7%
All61.9%38.1%
Male60.4%39.6%
Female31.5%68.5%

61.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dumfries Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5433.4761.9
Married6264.2777.3
Female3904.0831.5
Non Family3781.2968.3
Male1494.0560.4

4.02

Average Family Size

3.47

Average Household Size

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Dumfries Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade28010.46%
9th to 12th Grade46117.23%
High School Graduate71526.72%
Some College66124.70%
Associates Degree1264.71%
Bachelors Degree29611.06%
Graduate Degree1375.12%
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Dumfries Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dumfries Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic1,03151383
Black796685178
White680586140
Other Race34616323
Asian10610631
2+ Races63451

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 29.25%.

Dumfries Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,136$47,933$26,698
Less Than 9th Grade$29,136$36,362$21,042
High School Graduate$36,833$42,925$23,315
Some College$38,661$$32,391
Bachelors Degree$$87,500$30,647
Graduate Degree$70,789$72,105$51,500

$35,136

Average Earnings

$47,933

Average Male

$26,698

Average Female

Dumfries Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dumfries Language by Age

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Dumfries Language

50.18% of Dumfries residents speak only English, while 49.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 43.12% of the population.

Dumfries Language

Dumfries Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,43281433.47%
Other81024129.75%
Black1,473865.84%
Multiple1868244.09%
Asian182179.34%
White1,013121.18%

18.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.22%

Male Poverty Rate

21.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dumfries

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dumfries is Multiple, with 44.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dumfries is White, with 1.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.93%.

Dumfries Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.64%
Some College15.88%
High School1.68%
Bachelors or Greater1.15%

Dumfries Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed62.28%
Female Employed5.21%
Male Unemployed2.86%
Male Employed2.60%

Dumfries Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dumfries Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$63,780$73,346
Families$67,452$78,847
Married Families$85,410-
Non Families$42,576$48,189
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Income by Household Type

Dumfries Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.2%

Male Marriage Rate

39.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Dumfries Married by Age and Sex

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Dumfries Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Dumfries Marital Status by Race

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Dumfries Marital Status

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248

Number of Veterans

231

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War108
Second Gulf War87
Vietnam9
World War II
Korea

Dumfries Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54145
75+47
18 to 3424
65 to 7417
55 to 6415

Dumfries Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black13313.66%
White1137.53%
Hispanic312.33%
Asian21.75%

Dumfries Veterans by Race

Dumfries Veterans by Education

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0.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dumfries Veterans by Education

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77.4%

Labor Force Participation

72.2%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Dumfries Employment by Age

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Dumfries Employment by Race

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Dumfries Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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47.39%

Born in Dumfries

76.10%

Native Born

23.90%

Foreign Born

15.89%

Non Citizen

8.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

76.10% of Dumfries residents were born in the United States, with 47.39% having been born in Virginia. 15.89% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20217,27667710.26%
20206,59967711.43%
20195,92267712.91%
20185,245-17-0.32%
20175,26290.17%
20165,2530.00%
20155,253450.86%
20145,2080.00%
20135,208420.81%
20125,166761.49%
20115,090841.68%
20105,006690.14%
20004,9376551.43%
19904,2821,0682.91%
19803,2140.00%

Dumfries Population by Year