Fredericksburg, Virginia Population 2021

28,766
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Fredericksburg is a city located in Spotsylvania County and Stafford County Virginia. With a 2020 population of 28,766, it is the 19th largest city in Virginia and the 1345th largest city in the United States . Fredericksburg is currently declining at a rate of -0.47% annually but its population has increased by 18.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 24,286 in 2010. Fredericksburg reached it's highest population of 29,171 in 2018. Spanning over 11 miles, Fredericksburg has a population density of 2,753 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fredericksburg is $89,208 with a poverty rate of 15.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,258 per month, and the median house value is $367,200. The median age in Fredericksburg is 30.4 years, 30.9 years for males, and 30 years for females.

Fredericksburg Demographics

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

  • White: 62.33%
  • Black or African American: 22.09%
  • Two or more races: 7.13%
  • Other race: 5.42%
  • Asian: 2.67%
  • Native American: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.14%
The current population of Fredericksburg, Virginia is 28,766 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 29,171.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 24,286.

Fredericksburg, Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,83962.33%
Black or African American6,32222.09%
Two or More Races2,0427.13%
Some Other Race1,5525.42%
Asian7642.67%
American Indian and Alaska Native620.22%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander410.14%
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Fredericksburg Population by Race

Fredericksburg Population Pyramid $2021

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Fredericksburg Median Age

30.4


Total

30.9


Male

30


Female

Fredericksburg Adults

There are 22,617 adults, (3,084 of whom are seniors) in Fredericksburg.

Fredericksburg Age Dependency

46.5

Age Dependency Ratio

15.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Fredericksburg Sex Ratio

Female

15,625

54.59%

Male

12,997

45.41%

Fredericksburg Population by Age

Fredericksburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fredericksburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married61.9%38.1%
All35.5%64.5%
Male25.6%74.4%
Non Family22.6%77.4%
Female14.2%85.8%

35.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fredericksburg Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,7622.4235.5
Non Family5,1361.3722.6
Married3,7883.1761.9
Female1,3843.6314.2
Male4544.4125.6

3.27

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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Fredericksburg Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7484.33%
9th to 12th Grade9525.51%
High School Graduate4,09723.73%
Some College3,56120.63%
Associates Degree8464.90%
Bachelors Degree3,90122.59%
Graduate Degree3,16018.30%
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Fredericksburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fredericksburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White10,67610,2565,426
Black4,1873,8091,009
Hispanic1,486640258
Other Race78823644
2+ Races601563215
Asian493408189
Native American626213
Islander1212

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 50.82%.

Fredericksburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,626$51,230$38,054
Less Than 9th Grade$27,437$33,961$22,034
High School Graduate$31,016$35,857$25,283
Some College$36,605$35,909$37,438
Bachelors Degree$60,201$63,304$45,739
Graduate Degree$86,433$126,685$60,481

$43,626

Average Earnings

$51,230

Average Male

$38,054

Average Female

Fredericksburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fredericksburg Language by Age

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Fredericksburg Language

87.61% of Fredericksburg residents speak only English, while 12.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.83% of the population.

Fredericksburg Language

Fredericksburg Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,0662,14414.23%
Black6,1691,03216.73%
Hispanic2,88345915.92%
Other1,44145231.37%
Multiple1,83933818.38%
Asian727679.22%

15.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.89%

Male Poverty Rate

16.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fredericksburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fredericksburg is Other, with 31.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fredericksburg is Asian, with 9.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.15%.

Fredericksburg Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.11%
High School20.33%
Some College13.49%
Bachelors or Greater2.07%

Fredericksburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed43.35%
Male Unemployed37.46%
Female Employed10.22%
Male Employed5.36%

Fredericksburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fredericksburg Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$65,641$89,208
Families$85,154$111,760
Married Families$112,993-
Non Families$48,534$61,036
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Income by Household Type

Fredericksburg Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.6%

Male Marriage Rate

34.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Fredericksburg Married by Age and Sex

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Fredericksburg Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Fredericksburg Marital Status by Race

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Fredericksburg Marital Status

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1,877

Number of Veterans

1,594

Male Veterans

283

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War739
First Gulf War687
Vietnam551
Korea66
World War II21

Fredericksburg Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54663
65 to 74453
55 to 64358
75+206
18 to 34197

Fredericksburg Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1877.94%
Black61012.26%
Hispanic995.23%
2+ Races687.73%
Islander12100.00%

Fredericksburg Veterans by Race

Fredericksburg Veterans by Education

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4.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fredericksburg Veterans by Education

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71.9%

Labor Force Participation

67.9%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Fredericksburg Employment by Age

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Fredericksburg Employment by Race

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Fredericksburg 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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46.23%

Born in Fredericksburg

89.84%

Native Born

10.16%

Foreign Born

7.05%

Non Citizen

3.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.84% of Fredericksburg residents were born in the United States, with 46.23% having been born in Virginia. 7.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Fredericksburg Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202128,766-135-0.47%
202028,901-135-0.46%
201929,036-135-0.46%
201829,1716732.36%
201728,4981380.49%
201628,3603171.13%
201528,043-213-0.75%
201428,2564381.57%
201327,8186392.35%
201227,1791,4275.54%
201125,7521,3985.74%
201024,3545,0752.36%
200019,2792520.13%
199019,0273,7052.19%
198015,3228720.59%
197014,4508110.58%
196013,6391,4811.16%
195012,1582,0921.91%
194010,0663,2473.97%
19306,8199371.49%
19205,88280.01%
19105,8748061.49%
19005,0685401.13%
18904,528-482-1.01%
18805,0109642.16%
18704,046-976-2.14%
18605,0229612.15%
18504,061870.22%
18403,9746661.85%
18303,3080.00%

Fredericksburg Population by Year