Fredericksburg, Virginia Population 2024

29,519

Fredericksburg is a city located in Caroline County, Culpeper County, Spotsylvania County, and Fredericksburg city Virginia. Fredericksburg has a 2024 population of 29,519. Fredericksburg is currently growing at a rate of 1.31% annually and its population has increased by 5.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 27,995 in 2020.

The average household income in Fredericksburg is $110,066 with a poverty rate of 18.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fredericksburg is 30.9 years, 30.9 years for males, and 31 years for females.

Fredericksburg Demographics

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

  • White: 59.89%
  • Black or African American: 21.53%
  • Two or more races: 9.1%
  • Other race: 5.47%
  • Asian: 3.84%
  • Native American: 0.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
10.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,824.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
5.44% (1,524)
The current population of Fredericksburg, Virginia is 29,519 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 27,995.

Fredericksburg, Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White16,92359.89%
Black or African American6,08421.53%
Two or more races2,5729.1%
Other race1,5455.47%
Asian1,0843.84%
Native American500.18%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Fredericksburg Population by Race

Fredericksburg Population Pyramid 2024

Fredericksburg Median Age

30.9

Total

30.9

Male

31

Female

Fredericksburg Adults

There are 22,354 adults, (3,157 of whom are seniors) in Fredericksburg.

Fredericksburg Age Dependency

47.2

Age Dependency Ratio

16.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Fredericksburg Sex Ratio

Female15,05653.28%
Male13,20246.72%

Fredericksburg Population by Age

Fredericksburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All11,2762.338.561.5
Non Family5,4251.2824.975.1
Married3,9883.1964.835.2
Female1,3203.4724.275.8
Male5432.9715.584.5

3.14

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

38.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fredericksburg Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6413.79%
9th to 12th Grade6193.66%
High School Graduate3,63421.51%
Some College3,81422.57%
Associates Degree8434.99%
Bachelors Degree4,20824.9%
Graduate Degree3,13818.57%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Fredericksburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fredericksburg Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White10,2219,9155,095
Black3,8053,5351,198
Hispanic1,5781,070412
2+ Races1,0991,029472
Asian666505363
Other Race63829260
Native American50507

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 54.5%.

Fredericksburg Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$56,494$69,245$47,450
Less Than 9th Grade$28,072$32,212$24,031
High School Graduate$34,385$36,320$31,809
Some College$42,182$46,318$28,848
Bachelors Degree$72,861$86,042$62,780
Graduate Degree$102,014$124,895$61,486

$56,494

Average Earnings

$69,245

Average Male

$47,450

Average Female

Fredericksburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fredericksburg Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fredericksburg Language

83.95% of Fredericksburg residents speak only English, while 16.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.16% of the population.

Fredericksburg Language

Fredericksburg Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White14,2681,73812.18%
Black5,9651,67428.06%
Multiple2,43161525.3%
Hispanic3,08757118.5%
Other1,29748337.24%
Asian1,05613412.69%

18.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.25%

Male Poverty Rate

17.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fredericksburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fredericksburg is Other, with 37.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fredericksburg is White, with 12.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.35%.

Fredericksburg Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.21%
High School17.67%
Some College13.31%
Bachelors or Greater3.16%

Fredericksburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed35.71%
Male Unemployed20.92%
Female Employed12.75%
Male Employed5.46%

Fredericksburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fredericksburg Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$83,445$110,066
Families$121,781$141,663
Married Families$150,241$-999,999,999
Non Families$58,661$72,952

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fredericksburg Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.1%

Male Marriage Rate

35.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Fredericksburg Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Fredericksburg Marriage

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

Fredericksburg Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fredericksburg Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,210

Number of Veterans

1,759

Male Veterans

451

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War914
First Gulf War906
Vietnam535
Korea86
World War II0

Fredericksburg Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 64823
35 to 54565
65 to 74332
75+321
18 to 34169

Fredericksburg Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,2728.93%
Black67114.92%
2+ Races20012.68%
Hispanic1356.33%
Asian486.25%
Native American1938%

Fredericksburg Veterans by Race

Fredericksburg Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fredericksburg Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.6%

Labor Force Participation

64.3%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Fredericksburg Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fredericksburg Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fredericksburg 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

50.26%

Born in Fredericksburg

88.69%

Native Born

11.31%

Foreign Born

7.31%

Non Citizen

4%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.69% of Fredericksburg residents were born in the United States, with 50.26% having been born in Virginia. 7.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Fredericksburg Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202931,4243811.23%
202831,0433811.24%
202730,6623811.26%
202630,2813811.27%
202529,9003811.29%
202429,5193811.31%
202329,1383811.32%
202228,7572991.05%
202128,4584631.65%
202027,995-1,259-4.3%
201929,254-108-0.37%
201829,3626442.24%
201728,7182490.87%
201628,4693941.4%
201528,075-201-0.71%
201428,2764411.58%
201327,8356452.37%
201227,1901,4315.56%
201125,7591,4035.76%
201024,3565,07726.33%
200019,2792521.32%
199019,0273,70524.18%
198015,3228726.03%
197014,4508115.95%
196013,6391,48112.18%
195012,1582,09220.78%
194010,0663,24747.62%
19306,81993715.93%
19205,88280.14%
19105,87480615.9%
19005,06854011.93%
18904,528-482-9.62%
18805,01096423.83%
18704,046-976-19.43%
18605,02296123.66%
18504,061872.19%
18403,97466620.13%
18303,30800%
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Fredericksburg Population by Year