Newington, VA Profile: Facts & Data


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Newington, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Newington Census Designated Place had a population of 13,069 as of July 1, 2018. Newington ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Newington is located at latitude 38.7345 and longitude -77.1979 in Fairfax County. 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. Fairfax County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 102 feet.

The Newington Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389550) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Newington population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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

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Newington, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 13,069
Population in Households 13,069
Population in Familes 11,512
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,873
Diversity Index2 74


Median Household Income $120,782
Average Household Income $145,810
Per Capita Income $48,878


Total Housing Units 4,454 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,442 (77.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 939 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 73 ( 1.6%)
Median Home Value $462,742
Average Home Value $508,926


Total Households 4,381
Average Household Size 2.98
Family Households 3,453
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.12% 0.13%
Households 0.09% 0.05%
Families 0.07% 0.06%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   2.45%

Newington, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Newington to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 101 83rd
Population Density # 97 84th
Diversity Index # 51 92nd
Median Household Income # 50 92nd
Per Capita Income # 77 87th

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