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Centreville

Centreville, Virginia

  •   State: 
    Virginia
      County: 
    Fairfax County
      City: 
    Centreville
      County FIPS: 
    51059
      Coordinates: 
    38°50′33″N 77°26′33″W
      Area total: 
    12.04 sq mi
      Area land: 
    11.94 sq mi (30.9 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.11 sq mi (0.3 km²)
      Elevation: 
    384 ft (117 m)
  •   Latitude: 
    38,8389
      Longitude: 
    -77,4285
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    20120
    20121
    20122
      GMAP: 

    Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, United States

  •   Population: 
    17,886
      Population density: 
    6,157 residents per square mile of area (2,377/km²)
      Household income: 
    $94,344
      Households: 
    20,160
      Unemployment rate: 
    4.50%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    5.00%
      Income taxes: 
    5.75%

Centreville is a census-designated place (CDP) in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States and a suburb of Washington, D.C. The population was 74,230 at the 2020 census. The town was established in 1792 on the turnpike road at the village of Newgate by the Virginia General Assembly in response to petitions by local landowners. In the American Civil War, several battles were fought nearby including the First Battle of Manassas and the Battle of Chantilly. During the winter of 1861 and early 1862 the town was significantly fortified by the Confederacy and served as a supply depot for both sides at various points in the war. It is famous for being the site of the construction of the first railroad ever built exclusively for military use, the Centreville Military Railroad. As in much of Northern Virginia, Centreville experienced sustained population growth in the 1990s and 2000s. There are numerous shopping centers built around the town center. Centreville is located at 38°5033N 77°2633W (38.842470, 77.442621).According to the United States Census Bureau (2010), the CDP has a total area of 12.04 square miles (31.2 km²), 99% of it land. The CDP features a mid-latitude, four seasons version of the humid subtropical climate (Köppen: Cfa), typical of the Mid-Atlantic region, including strong hot-summer humid continental climate.

History

Centreville is the primary city name, but also Sully Station are acceptable city names or spellings. The official name is Centreville, Virginia. The town of Centerville was established in 1792 on the turnpike road at the village of Newgate by the Virginia General Assembly. The town acquired its name due to its central location. In the American Civil War, several battles were fought nearby including the First Battle of Manassas. The first railroad ever built exclusively for military use, the Centreville Military Railroad, was built in the town in 1861. In 2021, the town has grown significantly. There are numerous shopping centers built around the town center. In 1943, Centreville was a small town. As in much of Northern Virginia, Centerville experienced sustained population growth in the 1990s and 2000s. It is located in Fairfax County, Virginia, and was once part of Loudoun County. It was significantly fortified by the Confederacy and served as a supply depot for both sides at various points in the war, and is famous for being the site of the construction of the first military railroad in the state. It has a population of about 2,000 people, making it one of the fastest growing towns in the U.S., according to the 2010 Census. The city's name is derived from the name of a popular tavern in the 1760s, which was located near the River Thames. The name Newgate, which means "new gate" in London, may have been a reference to the fact that it was a new gate to the western territories. In 1798, it became part of Fairfax County when the boundary between the two counties shifted. In 1993, it was within Loudoun and Fairfax counties.

Geography

Centreville is located at 38°5033N 77°2633W (38.842470, 77.442621).According to the U.S. Census Bureau (2010), the CDP has a total area of 12.04 square miles (31.2 km²), 99% of it land. The town has a population of 1,788. The CDP is located in the eastern part of the town of Centreville, which is located on the Louisiana seaboard. It is the only CDP in the state of Louisiana to have a population over 1,000. The city's population is estimated to be 1,856. It has a 2010 population of 2,764. The population of centreville is expected to reach 1,800 by the end of the year. The community has a 2011 population of 3,854. The 2010 population estimate for Centreville is 2,858. The U.N. World Health Organization has a mission to improve the quality of life in Centreville. The United States Department of Health and Human Services has a task force on the town to improve health care for the community. The City's population has grown to 1,938. It also has a 2007 population increase of 1.6%. The city has a 2009 population of 4,744. It was the first CDP to be added to the United States Census Bureau in more than 50 years. The area has a 2006 population of 5,000, and a 2010 Census population of 6,838.

Climate

Like Washington D.C., Centreville features a mid-latitude, four seasons version of the humid subtropical climate (Köppen: Cfa), typical of the Mid-Atlantic region. Winters are chilly and damp, with frost at night and some snow, while summers are hot and wet, with subtropial temperatures although these temperatures are hardly more bearable than in the south. Centreville also has a strong hot-summer humid continental climate (Dfa) influences under the K Öppen system. The town has a population of 2,000. It is located on the Potomac River, which is a tributary of the Mississippi River. It has a long history, dating back to the 17th century, and is one of the oldest cities in the United States. It was founded in 1805 and was named after the town of Centreville, New York City, where the first settlers arrived in 1705. The city is located in the U.S. state of New Jersey, and was once part of the state of Delaware. It also has an enclave in New Hampshire, where it is known as the Centreville State Park, which was named for the town's founder, William Centreville. The name Centreville is also used to refer to a town in New Jersey that was once a part of New York state, and later to the state's capital, New Jersey City. The area has a high percentage of people of African descent, with the majority of the population living in or near the town.

Demographics

As of the 2010 census, there is a population of 71,135 people and 25,516 households. The racial makeup of the CDP was 57.0% White, 25.7% Asian, 13.4% Non-White Hispanic, 7.5% African American, 0.3% Native American and 0.1% Pacific Islander. The median income for a household was $87,932, and $105,803 for a family. The per capita income was $40,878. About 2.0%. of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.0. of those under age 18 and 1.7%. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.6 males. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.27. The population was spread out, with 28.4%. under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 43.7. from 25 to 44, 16.4. from 45 to 64, and 3.3%. who were 65 years of age or older. According to a 2007 estimate, the median. income for an individual was $70,123 and $41,117 for females. The CDP has a population density of 5,908/sq mi people per square mile (2,281/km²) and a median household income of $87.932. It is located on the New Jersey Turnpike and the New York State Thruway.

Transportation

U.S. Route 29, the main artery through the town, enters Centreville from the west. Virginia Route 28 enters from the south and interchanges with US 29 in between Centreville's two main shopping centers. SR 620 (Braddock Road) has several stretches of pavement in Centreville. The area is served by several Fairfax Connector bus routes connecting to the Metrorail system: 640, 641, 642. The town is also home to the Centreville High School, which was founded in the early 1900s. The school was the first high school in the state of Virginia to open. It is located in the town of Centreville, Virginia, near the Virginia-Maryland state line. The high school is located near the intersection of US 29 and Interstate 66, which is the town's main artery. It was also the first school to open in the area in the late 1800s, when it was the site of the first public high school. The current high school opened in the mid-1930s, and the town has a population of about 2,000. It has been the location of the Virginia State Fair since the 1950s. It also hosts the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, which opened in 1958. The museum is located at the centre of the town and is open to visitors from all over the state. The Centreville area is home to a number of museums and galleries, including the National Museum of American History, which dates back to the early 1800s.

Education

Centreville has two middle schools, Liberty Middle School and Ormond Stone Middle School. Some of Centreville is served by Chantilly High School and by Westfield High School, the latter opening in 2000. The only high school still within Centreville proper is Mountain View Alternative High School. Although a Loudoun County school, Cardinal Ridge Elementary has a Centreville address.Fairfax County Public Library operates the Centreville Regional Library in the CDP. The Centreville Public Library is located in the centre of the town. The CDP is zoned to schools in the Fairfax County Public Schools. It also has its own public library, which is open to the general public. It is located on the second floor of a building that was once used by Centreville Elementary School. The library is open from 9am to 5pm every day, except when it is closed for renovations or special events. It has a free library card that is available to the public at no cost. The public library is also open on the third floor of the building that is used for special events, such as weddings and funerals. The centre has a public library that is open until 9pm every night, except for when the library is shut down for renovations. It operates a free public library on the fourth floor of its building. It was opened on the fifth floor in the early 1990s, when it was used to house the library's computer lab. It now has a private library that also serves the centre's residents.

Nearby towns, communities, etc.

Chantilly-South Riding (1 mile NW) Clifton (5 miles SE)Oakton (4.5 miles E) Manassas (6 miles S) Chantilly is a suburb of Richmond, Virginia. It is located in the eastern part of the state. Chantillie is a town of about 1,000 people. It has a population of about 2,000. It was founded in 1783. It's located in Richmond, VA. It used to be part of Richmond and Richmond, Kentucky. It now has a little more than 1,200 residents. It also has a few miles of trails, which are used for hiking and other activities. The town is located near the Virginia-Maryland border. It began its existence in 1781 and was named after a town in the area. It became a city in 1794. It remains a city today, Chantilie, Virginia, with a population around 2,200. It had a population in 1775. It still has a small population today. It grew to 2,400 in 1791. It currently has about 1.5,000 residents. The city is in the Richmond area of Virginia, which was founded around 1783 and is located on the edge of the Potomac River. In 1794, it was called Chantalilly. Today, it is known as Chantelilly. It lies in the northern part of Virginia and is a city of about 500 people.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia = 5.7. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 40. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 99. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Centreville = 4 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 17,886 individuals with a median age of 35.2 age the population grows by 14.72% in Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 6,157 residents per square mile of area (2,377/km²). There are average 2.77 people per household in the 20,160 households with an average household income of $94,344 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 4.50% of the available work force and has dropped -1.99% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 31.52%. The number of physicians in Centreville per 100,000 population = 303.3.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Centreville = 35.6 inches and the annual snowfall = 16.3 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 83. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 199. 88 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 24.1 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 40, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia which are owned by the occupant = 62.72%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 17 years with median home cost = $266,110 and home appreciation of -10.46%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $10.67 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $7,219 per student. There are 13.2 students for each teacher in the school, 494 students for each Librarian and 274 students for each Counselor. 6.96% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 33.63% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 15.44% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Centreville's population in Fairfax County, Virginia of 1,826 residents in 1900 has increased 9,8-fold to 17,886 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 50.76% female residents and 49.24% male residents live in Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia.

    As of 2020 in Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia are married and the remaining 40.08% are single population.

  • 36.3 minutes is the average time that residents in Centreville require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    78.92% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 12.97% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 3.39% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 2.99% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, 62.72% are owner-occupied homes, another 33.36% are rented apartments, and the remaining 3.92% are vacant.

  • The 41.59% of the population in Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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