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Stephens City, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Stephens City had a population of 1,997 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Stephens City is located at latitude 39.0931 and longitude -78.2183 in Frederick County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Stephens City (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Frederick County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 761 feet.

The Town of Stephens City (GNIS ID: 2391428) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Stephens City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Stephens City: New Town, Newtonfield, Newtown, Newtown Stephensburg, Pantops, Stephensburg, Stevensburg.

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Stephens City, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,997
Population in Households 1,988
Population in Familes 1,532
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density1 837
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 810
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 507
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 907 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 427 (47.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 383 (42.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 97 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $202,941
Average Home Value $234,155


Median Household Income $52,443
Average Household Income $65,975
Per Capita Income $26,590
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.42% 1.28%
Households 1.39% 1.23%
Families 2.04% 1.12%
Median Household Income   -1.45%
Per Capita Income   0.94%
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.

Stephens City, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stephens City to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 272 54th
Population Density1 # 277 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 348 42nd
Median Household Income # 252 58th
Per Capita Income # 274 54th

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