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Newington, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Newington Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Fairfax County at latitude 38.7345 and longitude -77.1979. Fairfax County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 102 feet.

The formal official name is the Newington Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Newington, Virginia.

The U5 Census Class Code for Newington indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Newington Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Newington: Accotink Station, Truro Glebe.

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Newington, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 13,095
Population in Households 13,095
Population in Familes 11,466
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,878
Diversity Index2 73


Total Households 4,409
Average Household Size 2.97
Family Households 3,478
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,506 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,470 (77.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 939 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 97 ( 2.2%)
Median Home Value $437,089
Average Home Value $477,478


Median Household Income $114,202
Average Household Income $134,858
Per Capita Income $45,406
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.28% 0.71%
Households 0.33% 0.73%
Families 0.3% 0.71%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   2.89%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Newington, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Newington to the other 591 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 98 84th
Population Density1 # 93 84th
Diversity Index2 # 52 91st
Median Household Income # 56 91st
Per Capita Income # 79 87th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.