West Springfield, Virginia

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West Springfield, Virginia
Houses in West Springfield
Houses in West Springfield
Location of West Springfield in Fairfax County, Virginia
Location of West Springfield in Fairfax County, Virginia
West Springfield, Virginia is located in Northern Virginia
West Springfield, Virginia
West Springfield, Virginia
Location of West Springfield in Fairfax County, Virginia
West Springfield, Virginia is located in Virginia
West Springfield, Virginia
West Springfield, Virginia
West Springfield, Virginia (Virginia)
West Springfield, Virginia is located in the United States
West Springfield, Virginia
West Springfield, Virginia
West Springfield, Virginia (the United States)
Coordinates: 38°47′18″N 77°13′58″W / 38.78833°N 77.23278°W / 38.78833; -77.23278Coordinates: 38°47′18″N 77°13′58″W / 38.78833°N 77.23278°W / 38.78833; -77.23278
CountryUnited States
StateVirginia
CountyFairfax
Area
 • Total4.83 sq mi (12.50 km2)
 • Land4.80 sq mi (12.42 km2)
 • Water0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)
Elevation
272 ft (83 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total22,460
 • Density4,683/sq mi (1,808.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP code
22152
Area code(s)703, 571
FIPS code51-84976[1]
GNIS feature ID1493775[2]

West Springfield is a census-designated place (CDP) in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States. The population was 22,460 at the 2010 census.[3]

Geography[edit]

West Springfield is located in southeastern Fairfax County at 38°47′18″N 77°13′58″W / 38.78833°N 77.23278°W / 38.78833; -77.23278 (38.788436, −77.232802).[4] Its borders are the Norfolk Southern Railway to the north, Accotink Creek to the east, Fort Belvoir and the Fairfax County Parkway to the south, and Pohick Creek and a power line to the west.[5]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the total area of the West Springfield CDP is 4.8 square miles (12.5 km2), of which 0.03 square miles (0.08 km2), or 0.65%, is water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
197014,143
198025,01276.9%
199028,12612.5%
200028,3780.9%
201022,460−20.9%
source:[6]
Intersection of Old Keene Mill Rd. and Rolling Rd. in West Springfield

At the 2010 census there were 22,460 people, 10,289 households, and 7,840 families in the CDP. The population density was 4,158.7 people per square mile (1,606.6/km2). There were 10,425 housing units at an average density of 1,527.7/sq mi (590.2/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 75.31% White, 4.89% African American, 0.28% Native American, 13.91% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 2.55% from other races, and 3.01% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.33%.[1]

Of the 10,289 households 36.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.4% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.8% were non-families. 18.8% of households were one person and 4.5% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.16.

The age distribution was 25.6% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 28.9% from 45 to 64, and 9.9% 65 or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.4 males.

According to a 2007 estimate, the median household income was $97,203, and the median family income was $106,667. Males had a median income of $61,953 versus $40,380 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $35,375. About 1.7% of families and 2.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.6% of those under age 18 and 0.5% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Fairfax County Public Schools operates public schools.[7]

  • Cardinal Forest Elementary School
  • Keene Mill Elementary School
  • Rolling Valley Elementary School
  • West Springfield Elementary School
  • Irving Middle School
  • West Springfield High School

Kings Park Elementary School was defined as being in the West Springfield CDP in the 1990 U.S. Census and the 2000 U.S. Census,[8][9] but as of the 2010 U.S. Census it was defined as being in the Kings Park CDP. It has a Springfield postal address.[10][11]

St. Bernadette Catholic School of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Arlington is in West Springfield CDP; it has a Springfield postal address.[7][12] Holy Spirit School, of the same diocese, has been defined as being in Wakefield CDP since 2010 but was previously in West Springfield CDP.[9][13] It has an Annandale postal address.[14]

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): West Springfield CDP, Virginia". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved October 17, 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 17, 2016.
  6. ^ "CENSUS OF POPULATION AND HOUSING (1790-2000)". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2010-07-17.
  7. ^ a b "2010 CENSUS - CENSUS BLOCK MAP: West Springfield CDP, VA" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2020-12-05.
  8. ^ "ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS". Fairfax County Public Schools. 2002-12-13. Archived from the original on 2002-12-14. Retrieved 2020-12-05. 5400 Harrow Way, Springfield, VA 22151 - Address was the same in 1997 - Check the location against the CDP maps.
  9. ^ a b 2000 Map: "CENSUS 2000 BLOCK MAP: WEST SPRINGFIELD CDP" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2020-12-05. - Pages 1 and 2
    1990 Map: Fairfax County index, with West Springfield CDP on pages 24, 25, and 31.
  10. ^ "2010 CENSUS - CENSUS BLOCK MAP: Kings Park CDP, VA" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2020-12-05.
  11. ^ "Home". Kings Park Elementary School. Retrieved 2020-12-05. 5400 Harrow Way Springfield, VA 22151
  12. ^ "Home". St. Bernadette School. Retrieved 2020-12-05. 7602 Old Keene Mill Rd Springfield, Virginia 22152
  13. ^ "2010 CENSUS - CENSUS BLOCK MAP: Wakefield CDP, VA" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2020-12-05.
  14. ^ "Home". Holy Spirit School. Retrieved 2020-12-05. 8800 Braddock Rd. Annandale, VA 22003 - address was the same in 2009. Compare the address to the CDP maps.