Newington Forest, Virginia Population 2024

12,659

Newington Forest is a city located in Fairfax County Virginia. Newington Forest has a 2024 population of 12,659. Newington Forest is currently growing at a rate of 0.05% annually and its population has increased by 1.4% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,484 in 2020.

The average household income in Newington Forest is $168,177 with a poverty rate of 3.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Newington Forest is 37.8 years, 35.9 years for males, and 38.9 years for females.

Newington Forest Demographics

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

  • White: 56.47%
  • Asian: 15.58%
  • Two or more races: 13.74%
  • Black or African American: 9.17%
  • Other race: 4.2%
  • Native American: 0.53%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.31%
Land Area (mi²)
3.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,820.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.4% (175)
The current population of Newington Forest, Virginia is 12,659 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 12,484.

Newington Forest, Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,14256.47%
Asian1,97015.58%
Two or more races1,73813.74%
Black or African American1,1609.17%
Other race5314.2%
Native American670.53%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander390.31%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Newington Forest Population by Race

Newington Forest Population Pyramid 2024

Newington Forest Median Age

37.8

Total

35.9

Male

38.9

Female

Newington Forest Adults

There are 9,614 adults, (1,470 of whom are seniors) in Newington Forest.

Newington Forest Age Dependency

55.3

Age Dependency Ratio

18.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Newington Forest Sex Ratio

Female5,96047.13%
Male6,68752.87%

Newington Forest Population by Age

Newington Forest Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,3432.9193.26.8
Married2,8693.4393.86.2
Non Family1,0451.3492.97.1
Female2453.5186.113.9
Male1843.0294.65.4

3.36

Average Family Size

2.91

Average Household Size

93.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Newington Forest Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3504.03%
9th to 12th Grade3313.81%
High School Graduate7338.44%
Some College1,08912.54%
Associates Degree5966.86%
Bachelors Degree2,94433.89%
Graduate Degree2,64330.43%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Newington Forest Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Newington Forest Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White4,5734,4083,116
Hispanic1,5031,223641
Asian1,4051,2961,061
2+ Races1,001792425
Black880763544
Other Race363329149
Native American454536
Islander25158

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 native american people with a rate of 80%.

Newington Forest Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$73,940$85,635$64,365
Less Than 9th Grade$59,324$59,459$0
High School Graduate$61,118$63,528$38,750
Some College$55,271$58,500$41,190
Bachelors Degree$96,049$106,655$70,230
Graduate Degree$94,898$118,417$84,722

$73,940

Average Earnings

$85,635

Average Male

$64,365

Average Female

Newington Forest Earnings by Educational Attainment

Newington Forest Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Newington Forest Language

64.49% of Newington Forest residents speak only English, while 35.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.58% of the population.

Newington Forest Language

Newington Forest Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,4462223.44%
Multiple1,738975.58%
Hispanic2,234974.34%
Black1,160816.98%
Asian1,942301.54%
Islander392461.54%

3.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.42%

Male Poverty Rate

4.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newington Forest

The race most likely to be in poverty in Newington Forest is Islander, with 61.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Newington Forest is Asian, with 1.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.09%.

Newington Forest Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.15%
High School7.37%
Some College1.9%
Bachelors or Greater1.45%

Newington Forest Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed31.39%
Male Unemployed22.22%
Female Employed1.3%
Male Employed1.2%

Newington Forest Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Newington Forest Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$137,128$168,177
Families$162,530$184,921
Married Families$167,970$-999,999,999
Non Families$104,306$113,878

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Newington Forest Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

58.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.8%

Male Marriage Rate

60.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Newington Forest Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Newington Forest 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.

Newington Forest Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Newington Forest Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

807

Number of Veterans

652

Male Veterans

155

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War421
Second Gulf War375
Vietnam193
Korea7
World War II0

Newington Forest Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 64245
35 to 54216
65 to 74135
75+113
18 to 3498

Newington Forest Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White58010.87%
Black12013.14%
Hispanic744.67%
2+ Races494.52%
Other Race327.05%
Asian150.97%
Native American1124.44%

Newington Forest Veterans by Race

Newington Forest Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

3.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newington Forest Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

72.7%

Labor Force Participation

66.4%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Newington Forest Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Newington Forest Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Newington Forest 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

32.13%

Born in Newington Forest

74.6%

Native Born

25.4%

Foreign Born

8.71%

Non Citizen

16.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

74.6% of Newington Forest residents were born in the United States, with 32.13% having been born in Virginia. 8.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Newington Forest Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202412,65960.05%
202312,65360.05%
202212,64760.05%
202112,6411571.26%
202012,4841110.9%
201912,373-103-0.83%
201812,4761941.58%
201712,282200.16%
201612,262-18-0.15%
201512,280-3-0.02%
201412,283-286-2.28%
201312,569-451-3.46%
201213,020180.14%
201113,0025604.5%
201012,44200%

Newington Forest Population by Year