Manassas Park, Virginia

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Manassas Park, Virginia
Independent city
City of Manassas Park
Manassas Park community center
Manassas Park community center
Official seal of Manassas Park, Virginia
Seal
Location in relation to Prince William County and the state of Virginia.
Location in relation to Prince William County and the state of Virginia.
Coordinates: 38°46′24″N 77°27′12″W / 38.77333°N 77.45333°W / 38.77333; -77.45333
Country United States
State Virginia
County None (Independent city)
Incorporated 1975
Government
 • Mayor Frank Jones
Area
 • Total 2.5 sq mi (6 km2)
 • Land 2.5 sq mi (6 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 14,273
 • Density 5,642/sq mi (2,178/km2)
FIPS code 51-48968[1]
GNIS feature ID 1495894[2]
Website City of Manassas Park

Manassas Park is an independent city in the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 14,273.[3] Manassas Park is bordered by the city of Manassas and Prince William County. Manassas Park is a part of the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Manassas Park was incorporated as a town in 1957 and incorporated as a city in 1975.

Conner House and the Louisiana Brigade Winter Camp are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[4]

Adjacent county / Independent city[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 6,844
1980 6,524 −4.7%
1990 6,734 3.2%
2000 10,290 52.8%
2010 14,273 38.7%
Est. 2015 15,726 [5] 10.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]
1790-1960[7] 1900-1990[8]
1990-2000[9] 2010-2013[3]

According to the census[10] of 2010, there were 14,273 people. The racial makeup of the city was 42.5% White, 13% African American, 9% Asian, Hispanic or Latino of any race were 32.5% of the population.

Education[edit]

The city is served by Manassas Park City Schools, with a total of 4 schools: Cougar Elementary, Manassas Park Elementary, Manassas Park Middle, and Manassas Park High School.

Law enforcement[edit]

The Manassas Park Police Department offers many services, including animal control, a narcotics and gang task force.

Notable residents[edit]

  • Johnny Micheal Spann, was an employee of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the first American killed in combat after the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 6, 2014. 
  4. ^ Staff (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  5. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  6. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 6, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved January 6, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 6, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 6, 2014. 
  10. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14. 

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