Warrenton, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Warrenton, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Warrenton had a population of 10,154 as of July 1, 2017. Warrenton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Warrenton is located at latitude 38.7178 and longitude -77.7973 in Fauquier County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Warrenton (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Fauquier County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 643 feet.

The Town of Warrenton (GNIS ID: 2391469) 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 Warrenton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Warrenton: Fauquier Court House, Red Store.

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Warrenton, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,154
Daytime Population: Workers 11,937
Daytime Population: Residents 5,055
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 16,992
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.67
Population in Households 9,894
Population in Familes 8,021
Population in Group Qrtrs 260
Population Density2 2,257
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $83,458
Average Household Income $105,878
Per Capita Income $40,818


Total Housing Units 4,174 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,478 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,447 (34.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 250 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $370,018
Average Home Value $417,329


Total Households 3,924
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 2,545
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 0.76% 0.81%
Households 0.65% 0.76%
Families 1.36% 0.63%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   2.44%

Warrenton, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Warrenton to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 119 80th
Population Density # 124 79th
Diversity Index # 290 51st
Median Household Income # 119 80th
Per Capita Income # 112 81st

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