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Stephens City, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Stephens City had a population of 1,966 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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, 2017)


Total Population 1,966
Daytime Population: Workers 649
Daytime Population: Residents 859
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,508
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 1,956
Population in Familes 1,501
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density2 824
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $52,654
Average Household Income $66,704
Per Capita Income $26,837


Total Housing Units 898 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 409 (45.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 388 (43.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 101 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $209,451
Average Home Value $245,905


Total Households 797
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 496
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 1.0% 1.09%
Households 0.97% 1.06%
Families 1.45% 0.91%
Median Household Income   0.93%
Per Capita Income   2.47%

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, 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 # 273 54th
Population Density # 278 53rd
Diversity Index # 350 41st
Median Household Income # 263 56th
Per Capita Income # 283 52nd

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