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Kings Park West, Virginia

Coordinates: 38°48′54″N 77°17′42″W / 38.815°N 77.295°W / 38.815; -77.295
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Kings Park West, Virginia
St. Mary of Sorrows Church on Sideburn Road
Kings Park West is located in Northern Virginia
Kings Park West
Kings Park West
Location within Fairfax county
Kings Park West is located in Virginia
Kings Park West
Kings Park West
Kings Park West (Virginia)
Kings Park West is located in the United States
Kings Park West
Kings Park West
Kings Park West (the United States)
Coordinates: 38°48′54″N 77°17′42″W / 38.815°N 77.295°W / 38.815; -77.295
CountryUnited States
 • Total3.04 sq mi (7.87 km2)
 • Land2.97 sq mi (7.70 km2)
 • Water0.07 sq mi (0.17 km2)
400 ft (100 m)
 • Total13,465
 • Density4,429.3/sq mi (1,710.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP code
22032 (Fairfax)
FIPS code51-42680
GNIS feature ID2584861

Kings Park West is a census-designated place in the eastern United States, in Fairfax County, Virginia, southwest of Washington, D.C. At the 2020 census the population was 13,465 people[1]


The CDP is located in central Fairfax County, south of the city of Fairfax. It is bordered to the north by the George Mason CDP, to the northeast by Long Branch, to the southeast by Burke, and to the south by Fairfax Station. The CDP border follows Braddock Road on the north, Guinea Road on the southeast, Zion Drive on the southwest, and State Route 123 (Ox Road) on the west. Downtown Fairfax is two miles (3 km) to the north, and downtown Washington, D.C. is twenty miles (30 km) to the northeast.

According to the U.S Census Bureau, the Kings Park West CDP has a total area of 3.04 square miles (7.87 km2), of which 2.97 square miles (7.70 km2) is land and 0.066 square miles (0.17 km2), or 2.11%, is water.[2]


Following the success of its Kings Park development earlier in the decade, Richmarr Construction Corporation started on Kings Park West. Construction began 57 years ago in mid-1967 and the first homes were available in 1968.[3] The development was built in sections, with the final section completed in 1986.[3]

Kings Park West includes Laurel Ridge Elementary School, dating from 1970.[4] On the development's west boundary, Robinson Secondary School opened in 1971.


2020 Census[edit]

At the 2020 census (some information from the 2022 American Community Survey) there were 13,465 people, 4,451 housing units and 4,284 households residing in the CDP. The population density was 4,429.3 inhabitants per square mile (1,710.9/km2). The average housing unit density was 1,464.1 per square mile (565.6/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 60.43% White, 5.00% African American, 0.33% Native American, 18.73% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 4.00% from other races, and 11.43% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race was 11.65% of the population.[1]

Of the households, 67.8% were married couples, 9.7% were a male householder with no spouse, and 18.8% were a female householder with no spouse. The average family household had 3.25 people.[1]

The median age was 40.9, 19.9% of people were under the age of 18, and 15.8% were 65 years of age or older. Of the residents the largest ancestry was the 16.7% had German ancestry, 29.8% spoke a language other than English at home, and 22.6% were born outside the United States, 68.6% of whom were naturalized citizens.[1]

The median income for a household in the CDP was $162,176, and the median income for a family was $181,202. 10.4% of the population were military veterans, and 64.3% had a batchelors degree or higher. In the CDP 8% of the population was below the poverty line, including 3.7% of those under age 18% and 2.3 of those age 65 or over, with 4.6% of the population without health insurance.[1]

2010 Census[edit]

The population as of the 2010 census was 13,390.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Kings Park West CDP, Virginia". data.census.gov. Retrieved January 26, 2024.
  2. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Kings Park West CDP, Virginia". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved October 11, 2016.[dead link]
  3. ^ a b Baker, Peter (January 14, 1989). "To residents, Kings Park West is place to grow". Washington Post. Retrieved November 9, 2016.
  4. ^ "Welcome to Laurel Ridge ES". Laurel Ridge Elementary. Fairfax County Public Schools. October 26, 2016. Retrieved January 6, 2018. In 2010, Laurel Ridge Elementary celebrated its 40th year of service and excellence in Fairfax County Public Schools.

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