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
Manassas Park is located in Northern Virginia
Manassas Park
Manassas Park
Manassas Park is located in Virginia
Manassas Park
Manassas Park
Manassas Park is located in the US
Manassas Park
Manassas Park
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 Jeanette Rishell
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)
Zip Code 20111
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. "A" Fort and Battery Hill Redoubt-Camp Early resides in Manassas Park.

History[edit]

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

Geography[edit]

Manassas Park is located at 38°46′24″N 77°27′12″W / 38.77333°N 77.45333°W / 38.77333; -77.45333 (38.773564, -77.453542).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.5 square miles (6.5 km2), all of it land.[4]

Adjacent county / Independent city[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 5,342
1970 6,844 28.1%
1980 6,524 −4.7%
1990 6,734 3.2%
2000 10,290 52.8%
2010 14,273 38.7%
Est. 2016 15,915 [5] 11.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]
1790-1960[7] 1900-1990[8]
1990-2000[9] 2010-2013[3]

As of the census[10] of 2000, there were 10,290 people, 3,254 households and 2,557 families residing in the city. The population density was 4,129.0 people per square mile (1,595.6/km²). There were 3,365 housing units at an average density of 1,350.3 per square mile (521.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 72.79% White, 11.17% African American, 0.44% Native American, 4.06% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 8.14% from other races, and 3.33% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 15.00% of the population.

There were 3,254 households out of which 45.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.9% were married couples living together, 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.4% were non-families. 14.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.16 and the average family size was 3.47.

In the city, the population was spread out with 31.0% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 40.1% from 25 to 44, 15.9% from 45 to 64, and 4.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 103.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $60,794, and the median income for a family was $61,075. Males had a median income of $38,643 versus $30,942 for females. The per capita income for the city was $21,048. About 4.7% of families and 5.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.8% of those under age 18 and 11.2% of those age 65 or over.

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 person[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.

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. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  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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