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
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 43% White, 13% African American, 9% Asian, Hispanic or Latino were 33% 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.

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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