Occoquan, Virginia

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Occoquan, Virginia

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High Points

Occoquan strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Virginia):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Occoquan Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Occoquan Well-Paid Single Men
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Occoquan Public Transportation Use
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Occoquan College Educated Adults
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Occoquan Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Occoquan People in Middle Class or Better
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Occoquan Racial Diversity
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 13% Occoquan Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Occoquan, Virginia

Comparing Occoquan to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Virginia (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Racial Diversity 10 8
Age of the Population 8 8
Female Share of the Population 7 5
Male Share of the Population 4 6
Senior Citizens 3 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 1 1
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 10
College Educated Adults 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
People Above Poverty 9 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Short Commute Times 1 1
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
People Living Alone 10 10
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 7
Affordability of Rents 2 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 1

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Occoquan Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles NE of Dale City, Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 19 miles SW of Washington, District of Columbia
County Prince William
P.O. Box Zip Codes 22125
Phone Area Codes 703
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.683
Longitude -77.26

Occoquan Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.9 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 44 F
Apr Temp 45 to 67 F
Jul Temp 69 to 88 F
Oct Temp 48 to 68 F
Annual Precip 40.7 inches
Station LA PLATA 1 W
Distance 17.5 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 44 F
Apr Temp 43 to 68 F
Jul Temp 67 to 85 F
Oct Temp 47 to 68 F
Annual Precip 44 inches
Distance 17.6 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 43 F
Apr Temp 46 to 66 F
Jul Temp 70 to 88 F
Oct Temp 50 to 68 F
Annual Precip 39.3 inches
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Occoquan Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 759 100%
Male 357 47%
Female 402 53%
Under 18 84 11.1%
18+ 675 88.9%
65+ 84 11.1%
Median Age 41.6
Average Family Size 2.54
White 649 85.5%
African-American 62 8.2%
Asian 12 1.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.5%
Other 12 1.6%
Mixed Race 19 2.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 49 6.5%

Estimated Occoquan Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 757
Growth -2
Growth % -0.3%

Occoquan Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 20.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.3%
English 10.3%
Italian 7.9%
Irish 6.8%
US/American 5.9%
Scotch-Irish 4.4%
Norwegian 3.3%
Scottish 3.1%
European 2.6%
Hungarian 2.4%
African 1.8%
Scandinavian 1.7%
British 1.5%
Dutch 1.1%
Swedish 1.1%
Danish 1.1%
Croatian 0.9%
Polish 0.9%
French (except Basque) 0.7%
Czechoslovakian 0.7%
Austrian 0.7%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Occoquan 759 $77,420
Annandale 54,994 $80,459
Burke 57,737 $99,487
Clifton 185 $117,446
Dale City 55,971 $69,278
Dumfries 4,937 $46,927
Manassas Park 10,290 $61,075
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