West Springfield, Virginia

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West Springfield, Virginia
Census-designated place (CDP)
Location of West Springfield in Fairfax County, Virginia
Location of West Springfield in Fairfax County, Virginia
Coordinates: 38°47′18″N 77°13′58″W / 38.78833°N 77.23278°W / 38.78833; -77.23278Coordinates: 38°47′18″N 77°13′58″W / 38.78833°N 77.23278°W / 38.78833; -77.23278
Country United States
State Virginia
County Fairfax
Area
 • Total 6.8 sq mi (17.7 km2)
 • Land 6.8 sq mi (17.7 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 272 ft (83 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 22,460
 • Density 3,300/sq mi (1,300/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 22152
Area code(s) 703, 571
FIPS code 51-84976[1]
GNIS feature ID 1493775[2]

West Springfield is a census-designated place (CDP) in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States. The population was 22,460 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

West Springfield is located at 38°47′18″N 77°13′58″W / 38.78833°N 77.23278°W / 38.78833; -77.23278 (38.788436, -77.232802).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 6.8 square miles (17.7 km²), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 14,143
1980 25,012 76.9%
1990 28,126 12.5%
2000 28,378 0.9%
2010 22,460 −20.9%
source:[4]

As of the census[1] of 2010, there were 22,460 people, 10,289 households, and 7,840 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 4,158.7 people per square mile (1,606.6/km²). There were 10,425 housing units at an average density of 1,527.7/sq mi (590.2/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 75.31% White, 4.89% African American, 0.28% Native American, 13.91% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 2.55% from other races, and 3.01% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.33% of the population. There were 10,289 households out of which 36.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.4% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.8% were non-families. 18.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.16.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 25.6% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 28.9% from 45 to 64, and 9.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 95.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.4 males.

According to a 2007 estimate, the median income for a household in the CDP was $97,203, and the median income for a family was $106,667. Males had a median income of $61,953 versus $40,380 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $35,375. About 1.7% of families and 2.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.6% of those under age 18 and 0.5% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ "CENSUS OF POPULATION AND HOUSING (1790-2000)". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2010-07-17.