Manassas, Virginia Population 2021

41,163
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Manassas is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 41,163, it is the 16th largest city in Virginia and the 948th largest city in the United States . Manassas is currently growing at a rate of 0.09% annually and its population has increased by 8.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 37,821 in 2010. Manassas reached it's highest population of 41,409 in 2015. Spanning over 10 miles, Manassas has a population density of 4,179 people per square mile.

The average household income in Manassas is $97,250 with a poverty rate of 7.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,528 per month, and the median house value is $324,600. The median age in Manassas is 34.2 years, 33.6 years for males, and 34.9 years for females.

Manassas Demographics

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

  • White: 66.14%
  • Black or African American: 13.60%
  • Other race: 8.89%
  • Two or more races: 5.22%
  • Asian: 5.20%
  • Native American: 0.76%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.19%
The current population of Manassas, Virginia is 41,163 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 41,046.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 37,821.

Manassas, Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White27,23366.14%
Black or African American5,59913.60%
Some Other Race3,6618.89%
Two or More Races2,1485.22%
Asian2,1435.20%
American Indian and Alaska Native3110.76%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander790.19%
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Manassas Population by Race

Manassas Population Pyramid $2021

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Manassas Median Age

34.2


Total

33.6


Male

34.9


Female

Manassas Adults

There are 30,115 adults, (4,003 of whom are seniors) in Manassas.

Manassas Age Dependency

57.7

Age Dependency Ratio

15.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Manassas Sex Ratio

Female

20,517

49.83%

Male

20,657

50.17%

Manassas Population by Age

Manassas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Manassas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.2%25.8%
All66.1%33.9%
Male65.7%34.3%
Non Family56.8%43.2%
Female48.5%51.5%

66.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Manassas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,8983.1966.1
Married7,3123.8174.2
Non Family3,4291.356.8
Female1,4983.9148.5
Male6594.565.7

3.75

Average Family Size

3.19

Average Household Size

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Manassas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,4029.10%
9th to 12th Grade2,1608.18%
High School Graduate6,80525.77%
Some College4,85918.40%
Associates Degree2,3588.93%
Bachelors Degree4,82818.29%
Graduate Degree2,99111.33%
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Manassas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Manassas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White12,50711,7974,873
Hispanic7,9004,485856
Black3,7773,6661,269
Other Race1,9041,06549
Asian1,6181,359635
2+ Races913797201
Native American1376254
Islander685745

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 97.06%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 66.18%.

Manassas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,831$49,598$35,562
Less Than 9th Grade$29,096$37,858$19,661
High School Graduate$38,231$42,574$32,843
Some College$40,924$54,258$33,447
Bachelors Degree$58,797$69,425$51,859
Graduate Degree$82,045$95,197$65,855

$43,831

Average Earnings

$49,598

Average Male

$35,562

Average Female

Manassas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Manassas Language by Age

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Manassas Language

59.64% of Manassas residents speak only English, while 40.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 31.95% of the population.

Manassas Language

Manassas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic15,0091,78211.87%
Other3,59493425.99%
White16,8086043.59%
Black5,54159510.74%
Asian2,1431748.12%
Multiple2,1421205.60%
Native31141.29%

7.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.96%

Male Poverty Rate

8.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Manassas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Manassas is Other, with 25.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Manassas is Native, with 1.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.08%.

Manassas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.37%
High School7.14%
Some College6.73%
Bachelors or Greater1.28%

Manassas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed13.56%
Male Unemployed9.12%
Male Employed3.49%
Female Employed3.43%

Manassas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Manassas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$81,493$97,250
Families$86,954$105,446
Married Families$100,938-
Non Families$51,275$67,508
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Income by Household Type

Manassas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.3%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Manassas Married by Age and Sex

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Manassas 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 35-44.

Manassas Marital Status by Race

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Manassas Marital Status

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2,316

Number of Veterans

2,017

Male Veterans

299

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War827
Vietnam726
First Gulf War726
Korea111
World War II8

Manassas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54665
55 to 64503
18 to 34439
65 to 74431
75+278

Manassas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6037.85%
Black48011.48%
Hispanic2592.75%
Other Race924.12%
Asian814.84%
2+ Races604.71%

Manassas Veterans by Race

Manassas Veterans by Education

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9.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Manassas Veterans by Education

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73.5%

Labor Force Participation

69.5%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Manassas Employment by Age

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Manassas Employment by Race

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Manassas 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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38.68%

Born in Manassas

73.84%

Native Born

26.16%

Foreign Born

15.56%

Non Citizen

10.60%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

73.84% of Manassas residents were born in the United States, with 38.68% having been born in Virginia. 15.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Manassas Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202141,163390.09%
202041,124390.09%
201941,085390.10%
201841,046-95-0.23%
201741,141-48-0.12%
201641,189-220-0.53%
201541,4092670.65%
201441,142600.15%
201341,0827981.98%
201240,2841,1833.03%
201139,1018892.33%
201038,2123,0770.84%
200035,1357,1782.31%
199027,95712,5196.12%
198015,4386,2745.35%
19709,1645,6099.93%
19603,5551,7557.04%
19501,8005003.31%
19401,3008002.42%
19005000.00%

Manassas Population by Year