Fredericksburg, Virginia Population 2020

29,418
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Fredericksburg is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 29,418, it is the 19th largest city in Virginia and the 1308th largest city in the United States. Fredericksburg is currently growing at a rate of 0.47% annually and its population has increased by 21.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 24,286 in 2010. Spanning over 11 miles, Fredericksburg has a population density of 2,815 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fredericksburg is $86,820 with a poverty rate of 14.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,183 per month, and the median house value is $346,500. The median age in Fredericksburg is 30.3 years, 30.6 years for males, and 29.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 84.8 males.

Fredericksburg Demographics

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

  • White: 62.64%
  • Black or African American: 22.15%
  • Two or more races: 6.71%
  • Other race: 5.80%
  • Asian: 2.34%
  • Native American: 0.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.16%
The current population of Fredericksburg, Virginia is 29,418, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 29,144.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 24,286.

Fredericksburg, Virginia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,83462.64%
Black or African American6,30722.15%
Two or More Races1,9106.71%
Some Other Race1,6515.80%
Asian6652.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native560.20%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander460.16%
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Fredericksburg Population Pyramid 2020

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Fredericksburg Median Age

30.3


Total

30.6


Male

29.8


Female

Fredericksburg Adults

There are 22,517 adults, (3,023 of whom are seniors) in Fredericksburg.

Fredericksburg Age Dependency

46

Age Dependency Ratio

15.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Fredericksburg Sex Ratio

Female

15,405

54.11%

Male

13,064

45.89%

Fredericksburg Households and Families

Fredericksburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fredericksburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married60.9%39.1%
All36.2%63.8%
Non Family24%76%
Male23.6%76.4%
Female19.5%80.5%

36.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,5822.4436.2
Non Family4,9821.3224
Married3,6803.1860.9
Female1,5043.9319.5
Male4164.0323.6

3.33

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Fredericksburg Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7584.44%
9th to 12th Grade9935.82%
High School Graduate3,96423.22%
Some College3,27019.16%
Associates Degree9025.28%
Bachelors Degree4,06423.81%
Graduate Degree3,11718.26%
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Fredericksburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,61610,1935,448
Black4,0313,5251,009
Hispanic1,499701317
Other Race83118123
Multiple Races640617196
Asian429366253
Native American535310
Islander1913

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 asian people with a rate of 58.97%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,648$52,709$36,293
Less Than High School$27,448$33,720$22,329
High School Grad$34,387$41,493$24,669
Some College$36,259$37,348$35,225
Bachelors Degree$56,213$64,589$40,625
Graduate Degree$83,444$107,130$65,023

$44,648

Average Earnings

$52,709

Average Male

$36,293

Average Female

Fredericksburg Language

Fredericksburg Language by Age

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Fredericksburg Language

87.94% of Fredericksburg residents speak only English, while 12.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.45% of the population.

Fredericksburg Poverty

Fredericksburg Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,0581,76511.72%
Black6,1281,04317.02%
Hispanic2,87068223.76%
Other1,55462740.35%
Multiple1,7781498.38%
Asian598477.86%
Native5635.36%

14.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.17%

Male Poverty Rate

14.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fredericksburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fredericksburg is Other, with 40.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fredericksburg is Native, with 5.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.06%.

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Name Poverty
High School19.30%
Less Than High School19.17%
Some College12.85%
Bachelors or Greater2.20%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed51.69%
Female Unemployed41.04%
Female Employed7.28%
Male Employed5.72%

Fredericksburg Income

Fredericksburg Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$63,274$86,820
Families$84,217$109,873
Married Families$109,651-
Non Families$46,942$58,400
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Fredericksburg Marital Status

Fredericksburg Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.1%

Male Marriage Rate

32.9%

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 Veterans

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2,021

Number of Veterans

1,604

Male Veterans

417

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War811
First Gulf War777
Vietnam501
Korea58
World War II36
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54779
65 to 74390
55 to 64333
18 to 34297
75+222
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2628.41%
Black61412.61%
2 or More11413.19%
Hispanic955.01%
Asian183.65%
Hawaiian1368.42%

Fredericksburg Veterans by Education

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3.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fredericksburg Employment Status

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71%

Labor Force Participation

66.6%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

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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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45.06%

Born in Virginia

91.31%

Native Born

8.69%

Foreign Born

5.12%

Non Citizen

3.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.31% of Fredericksburg residents were born in the United States, with 45.06% having been born in Virginia. 5.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202029,4181370.47%
201929,2811370.47%
201829,1446282.20%
201728,5161370.48%
201628,3793251.16%
201528,054-200-0.71%
201428,2544351.56%
201327,8196432.37%
201227,1761,4265.54%
201125,7501,3965.73%
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%