North Springfield, Virginia

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North Springfield, Virginia
Houses in North Springfield, October, 2016
Houses in North Springfield, October, 2016
Location of North Springfield in Fairfax County, Virginia
Location of North Springfield in Fairfax County, Virginia
North Springfield, Virginia is located in Northern Virginia
North Springfield, Virginia
North Springfield, Virginia
Location of North Springfield in Fairfax County, Virginia
North Springfield, Virginia is located in Virginia
North Springfield, Virginia
North Springfield, Virginia
North Springfield, Virginia (Virginia)
North Springfield, Virginia is located in the United States
North Springfield, Virginia
North Springfield, Virginia
North Springfield, Virginia (the United States)
Coordinates: 38°48′14″N 77°12′30″W / 38.80389°N 77.20833°W / 38.80389; -77.20833Coordinates: 38°48′14″N 77°12′30″W / 38.80389°N 77.20833°W / 38.80389; -77.20833
CountryUnited States
StateVirginia
CountyFairfax
Area
 • Total1.55 sq mi (4.02 km2)
 • Land1.54 sq mi (3.99 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation
302 ft (92 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total7,274
 • Density4,719/sq mi (1,821.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP code
22151
Area code(s)703, 571
FIPS code51-57560[1]
GNIS feature ID1493357[2]

North Springfield is a census-designated place (CDP) in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States. The population was 7,274 at the 2010 census.[3]

Geography[edit]

North Springfield is located in southern Fairfax County at 38°48′14″N 77°12′30″W / 38.803813°N 77.208213°W / 38.803813; -77.208213 (38.803813, −77.208213).[4] Its borders are the Capital Beltway and Norfolk Southern Railway to the south, Flag Run and the Capital Beltway to the west, Braddock Road to the north, and Backlick Run and Backlick Road to the east.[5] Neighboring communities are Springfield to the east and south, Kings Park and Ravensworth to the west, Wakefield to the northwest, and Annandale to the north. The Capital Beltway (Interstate 495) is accessible from Exit 54 (Braddock Road) at the northwest corner of the CDP. Downtown Washington, D.C. is 14 miles (23 km) to the northeast.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the North Springfield CDP has a total area of 1.5 square miles (4.0 km2), of which 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2), or 96.65%, is water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 9,173 people, 3,251 households, and 2,470 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 3,762.2 people per square mile (1,451.5/km2). There were 3,291 housing units at an average density of 1,349.8/sq mi (520.8/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 71.99% White, 3.65% African American, 0.17% Native American, 16.13% Asian, 0.21% Pacific Islander, 4.63% from other races, and 3.21% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 10.50% of the population.

There were 3,251 households, out of which 34.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.9% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.0% were non-families. 17.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.82 and the average family size was 3.19.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 24.1% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 32.8% from 25 to 44, 23.8% from 45 to 64, and 13.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 100.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.1 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $73,062, and the median income for a family was $80,212. Males had a median income of $49,590 versus $37,938 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $28,592. About 0.9% of families and 2.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.3% of those under age 18 and 1.0% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Fairfax County Public Schools operates public schools in the area.

North Springfield Elementary School is in the North Springfield CDP and has a Springfield postal address.[6][7]

Ravensworth Elementary School, which has a Springfield postal address, was defined as being in the North Springfield CDP as per the 1990 U.S. Census and the 2000 U.S. Census,[8][9] but in the 2010 U.S. Census it was defined as being in Ravensworth CDP.[10][11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". 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 "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): North Springfield CDP, Virginia". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved October 14, 2016.[dead link]
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  5. ^ "TIGERweb". U.S. Census Bureau, Geography Division. Retrieved October 14, 2016.
  6. ^ "2010 CENSUS - CENSUS BLOCK MAP: North Springfield CDP, VA" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2020-12-05.
  7. ^ "Home". North Springfield Elementary School. Retrieved 2020-12-05. 7602 Heming Ct., Springfield, VA 22151 - Check the location against the CDP map.
  8. ^ 2000 map: "CENSUS 2000 BLOCK MAP: NORTH SPRINGFIELD CDP" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2020-12-05.
    1990 map: Fairfax County index map, North Springfield indicated on page 25.
  9. ^ "ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS (continued)". Fairfax County Public Schools. 2002-12-13. Archived from the original on 2002-12-31. Retrieved 2020-12-05. 5411 Nutting Dr., Springfield, VA 22151 - Address was the same in 1997 - Check the location against the CDP maps.
  10. ^ "2010 CENSUS - CENSUS BLOCK MAP: Ravensworth CDP, VA" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2020-12-04. - Compare to the physical location of the headquarters.
  11. ^ "Home". Ravensworth Elementary School. Retrieved 2020-12-05. 5411 Nutting Dr Springfield, VA 22151 - Check the location against the CDP maps. Address is the same from the 1990s.