FREDERICKSBURG-AREA CENSUS FACTS
This list was compiled by Free Lance-Star reporter Janet Marshall.   For more data, call her at ext. 5527.

Caroline County
Fast Facts
- Total Population in 2000: 22,121
- Growth since 1990: 15.1 percent
- Median Age: 37.7
- Average Household Size: 2.69 people
- Owner-occupied homes: 81.9 percent
- Renter-occupied homes: 18.1 percent
- State population rank: 71st  (out of 135 counties and independent cities)
- People per square mile: 41.5

Ethnicity
- White: 62.6 percent
- Black: 34.4 percent
- Asian: 1.2 percent
- American Indian, Alaskan Native or other race: 0.5 percent
- Two or more races: 1.4 percent
- Hispanic: 1.3 percent
- Total Hispanic Population: 295
- Total Hispanic Pop. Growth Since 1990: 15.1 percent
- Hispanic Pop. Growth Since 90: 195 percent
- Hispanics as % of Total Pop.: 1.3 percent, up from 0.5 percent in 1990
- Total Minority population (non-white or white/Hispanic): 38.0 percent

Culpeper County
Fast Facts
- Total Population in 2000: 34,262
- Growth since 1990: 23.3 percent
- Median Age: 36.5
- Average Household Size: 2.68 people
- Owner-occupied homes: 70.5 percent
- Renter-occupied homes: 29.5 percent
- State population rank: 47th (out of 135 counties and independent cities)
- People per square mile: 89.9

Ethnicity
- White: 78.3 percent
- Black: 18.2 percent
- Asian, American Indian or Alaskan Native: 1 percent Asian
- Some other race: 1.1 percent
- Two or more races: 1.4 percent
- Hispanic: 2.5 percent
- Total Minority population (non-white or white/Hispanic):  22.9 percent

Fauquier County
Fast Facts
- Total Population in 2000: 55,139
- Growth since 1990: 13.1 percent
- Median Age: 37.8
- Average Household Size: 2.75 people
- Owner-occupied homes: 76.2 percent
- Renter-occupied homes: 23.8 percent
- State population rank: 31st (out of 135 counties and independent cities)
- People per square mile: 84.9

Ethnicity
- White: 88.4 percent
- Black: 8.8 percent
- Asian, American Indian or Alaskan Native: 0.9 percent
- Some other race: 0.6 percent
- Two or more races: 1.3 percent two or more races.
- Hispanic: 2.0 percent
- Total Minority population (non-white or white/Hispanic):  12.8 percent

City of Fredericksburg
Fast Facts
- Total Population in 2000: 19,279
- Growth since 1990: 1.3 percent
- Median Age: 30.3
- Average Household Size: 2.09 people
- Owner-occupied homes: 35.6 percent
- Renter-occupied homes: 64.4 percent
- State population rank: 78th (out of 135 counties and independent cities)
- People per square mile: 1,833

Ethnicity
- White: 73.2 percent
- Black: 20.4 percent
- Asian, American Indian or Alaskan Native: 1.8 percent
- Some other race: 2.7 percent
- Two or more races: 1.9 percent
- Hispanic: 4.9 percent
- Total Hispanic Population: 945
- Total Hispanic Pop. Growth Since 1990: 1.3 percent
- Hispanic Pop. Growth Since 90: 104 percent
- Hispanics as % of Total Pop: 4.9 percent, up from 2.4 percent in 1990
- Total Minority population (non-white or white/Hispanic):  28.6 percent

King George County
Fast Facts
- Total Population in 2000: 16,803
- Growth since 1990: 24.2 percent
- Median Age: 35.1
- Average Household Size: 2.70 people
- Owner-occupied homes: 71.8 percent
- Renter-occupied homes: 28.2 percent
- State population rank: 85th (out of 135 counties and independent cities)
- People per square mile: 93.4

Ethnicity
- White: 77.7 percent
- Black: 18.7 percent
- Asian, American Indian or Alaskan Native: 1.5  percent
-  Some other race: 0.6 percent
-  Two or more races: 1.6 percent .
- Hispanic: 1.8 percent
- Total Hispanic Population: Hispanic Population: 301
- Total Hispanic Pop. Growth Since 1990: 24.2 percent
- Hispanic Pop. Growth Since 90: 93 percent
- Hispanics as % of Total Pop: 1.8 percent, up from 1.2 percent in 1990
- Total Minority population (non-white or white/Hispanic):  23.49 percent

Louisa County
Fast Facts
- Total Population in 2000: 25,627
- Growth since 1990: 26.1 percent
- Median Age: 38.8
- Average Household Size: 2.56 people
- Owner-occupied homes: 81.5 percent
- Renter-occupied homes: 18.5 percent
- State population rank: 61st (out of 135 counties and independent cities)
- People per square mile: 51.6

Ethnicity
- White: 76.5 percent
- Black: 21.6 percent
- Asian, American Indian or Alaskan Native: 0.6 percent
- Some other race: 0.2 percent
- Two more more races: 1 percent
- Hispanic: 0.7 percent
- Total Minority population (non-white or white/Hispanic):  23.84 percent

Orange County
Fast Facts
- Total Population in 2000: 25,881
- Growth since 1990: 20.8 percent
- Median Age: 40.4
- Average Household Size: 2.50 people
- Owner-occupied homes: 77.1 percent
- Renter-occupied homes: 22.9 percent
- State population rank: 60th (out of 135 counties and independent cities)
- People per square mile: 75.7

Ethnicity
- White: 84.4 percent
- Black: 13.8 percent
- Asian, American Indian or Alaskan Native: 0.5 percent ;
- Some other race: 0.4 percent
- Two or more races: 0.9 percent
- Hispanic: 1.3 percent
- Total Minority population (non-white or white/Hispanic):  16.4 percent

Prince William County
Fast Facts
- Total Population in 2000: 280,813
- Growth since 1990: 30.2 percent
- Median Age: 31.9
- Average Household Size: 2.94 people
- Owner-occupied homes: 71.7 percent
- Renter-occupied homes: 28.3 percent
- State population rank: 3rd (out of 135 counties and independent cities)
- People per square mile: 831.3

Ethnicity
- White: 68.9 percent
- Black: 18.8 percent
- Asian, American Indian or Alaskan Native: 4.2 percent
- Some other race: 4.4 percent
- Two or more races: 3.6 percent
- Hispanic: 9.7 percent
- Total Minority population (non-white or white/Hispanic):  35.3 percent

Spotsylvania County
Fast Facts
- Total Population in 2000: 90,395
- Growth since 1990: 57.5 percent
- Median Age: 34.3
- Average Household Size: 2.87 people
- Owner-occupied homes: 82.2 percent
- Renter-occupied homes: 17.8 percent
- State population rank: 17th (out of 135 counties and independent cities)
- People per square mile: 225.5

Ethnicity
- White: 82.9 percent
- Black: 12.5 percent
- Asian, American Indian or Alaskan Native: 1.7 percent
- Some other race: 1 percent some other race;
- Two or more races: 1.9 percent
- Hispanic: 2.8 percent
- Total Hispanic Population: 2,536
- Total Hispanic Pop. Growth Since 1990: 57.5 percent
- Hispanic Pop. Growth Since 90: 201 percent
- Hispanics as % of Total Pop: 2.8 percent, up from 1.5 percent in 1990
- Total Minority population (non-white or white/Hispanic): 18.6 percent

Stafford County
Fast Facts
- Total Population in 2000: 92,446
- Growth since 1990: 51 percent
- Median Age: 33.1
- Average Household Size: 3.01 people
- Owner-occupied homes: 80.6 percent
- Renter-occupied homes: 19.4 percent
- State population rank: 16th (out of 135 counties and independent cities)
- People per square mile: 342

Ethnicity
- White: 82 percent
- Black: 12.1 percent black;
- Asian, American Indian or Alaskan Native 2.1 percent ;
- Some other race: 1.3 percent
- Two or more races.2.5 percent
- Hispanic: 3.6 percent
- Total Hispanic Population: 3,342
- Total Hispanic Pop. Growth Since 1990: 51 percent
- Hispanic Pop. Growth Since 90: 167 percent
- Hispanics as % of Total Pop: 3.6 percent, up from 2.0 percent in 1990
- Total Minority population (non-white or white/Hispanic): 19.9 percent

Westmoreland County
Fast Facts
- Total Population in 2000: 16,718
- Growth since 1990: 8 percent
- Median Age: 42.8
- Average Household Size: 2.43 people
- Owner-occupied homes: 79.2 percent
- Renter-occupied homes: 20.8 percent
- State population rank: 86th (out of 135 counties and independent cities)
- People per square mile: 72.9

Ethnicity
- White: 65.4 percent
- Black: 30.9 percent black
- Asian, American Indian or Alaskan Native: 0.7 percent
- Some other race: 1.7 percent
- Two or more races: 1.3 percent
- Hispanic: 3.5 percent
- Total Minority population (non-white or white/Hispanic): 35.9 percent