Dumfries, VA Overview

Established in 1749, the small town of Dumfries actually serves as a thriving port for many years.  Today, the community is enjoying an economic boom that reflects the rapid growth taking place throughout Prince William CountyDumfries downtown district, lined with quaint and historic buildings, presents a charming and delightful atmosphere for those who enjoy browsing and socializing.  Many affordable single-family homes combine with opportunities for a maintenance-free lifestyle in the local townhouse developments and rentals.  The driving time to the District of Columbia is approximately 45 minutes, although a mass transit passenger rail service is available from nearby Quantico.  Lush parks with added attractions like a museum and relaxing picnic areas are available for recreation and outdoor activity.  More extensive facilities can be found in nearby Locust Shade Park, which offers fishing areas, a golf range, tennis courts and fitness trails.


Population Growth (since 2000) 20%
Population Density (ppl / mile) 3,504.00
Household Size (ppl) 3.193
Households w/ Children 45%

Housing Stability

Annual Residential Turnover 0%
5+ Years in Residency 27%
Median Year in Residency 2.57

Housing Inventory

Dumfries, VA Housing Inventory 1,043 158 648 1,043 158

Market Overview

132 listings with an estimated median price of $634,995

Price Count
$100K - 200K 1
$200K - 300K 5
$300K - 400K 4
$400K - 500K 18
$500K - 600K 32
$600K - 700K 28
$700K - 800K 22
$800K - 900K 15
$900K - 1M 2
$1M - Max 5
Property Type Count
Single Family 71
Townhouse 51
Condo 5
Commercial 1
Rental 34
Lots and Land 4

(Data as of 5/22/2024)

Population Demographics

The population of the community broken down by age group. The numbers at the top of each bar indicate the number of people in the age bracket below.

Dumfries, VA Population Demographics

Total: 5,409


Median Age: 33.49

Climate and Weather

The Temperature chart displays average high and low values for January and July, and is designed to provide an indication of both seasonal and daily temperature variability. The Weather Risk Index indicates the calculated risk of each type of weather event occurring in the future. This risk is based on historical localized storm events and weather patterns. The national average for each type of weather event equals a score of 100, so a score of 200 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 50 would represent half the risk of the national average.

Temperature (degrees F)

Dumfries, VA Temperature

Weather Risk

Dumfries, VA Weather Risk


The Community Educational Index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau's Socioeconomic Status (SES) elements. Factors used in creating the index below are income, educational achievement, and occupation of persons within the selected ZIP code. Since this index is based on the population of an entire Zip code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Education Climate Index

Dumfries, VA Education Climate Index

Highest Education Level Attained

Dumfries, VA Highest Education Level Attained 494 959 341 204 393 208 771 494 959 341 204 393

Employment and Finance


Dumfries, VA Workforce

Income by dollar range (Median Income: $57,943)

Dumfries, VA Income by dollar range 104 42 59 36 81 58 83 169 73 179 217 224 116 100 84 37 16 13

Fair Market Rents

The Fair Market Rents show average gross rent estimates based on figures provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

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Smoking Ban

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The Crime Index compares the risk or probability of future occurrence of certain types of crime in this community as compared to the national average. The national average for each type of crime equals a score of 1.0, so a score of 2.0 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 0.50 would represent half the risk of the national average.

Dumfries, VA Crime

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