Stanley, Virginia

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Comparative Profile of Stanley, Virginia

Comparing Stanley 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
Female Share of the Population 8 6
Senior Citizens 6 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 7
Age of the Population 5 4
Male Share of the Population 3 5
Well-Paid Single Men 2 2
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 4 7
Portion of People Married 3 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 3 4
Median Family Income 3 2
People in Middle Class or Better 3 2
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 7 8
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Public Transportation Use 5 3
Short Commute Times 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 7
Affordability of Rents 7 8
Housing Recently Built 7 7
People Living Alone 7 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2

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Stanley Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 64 miles W of Dale City, Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 82 miles W of Washington, District of Columbia
County Page
Standard Zip Codes 22851
Phone Area Codes 540
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.575
Longitude -78.502

Stanley Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.7 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 35 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 57 to 75 F
Oct Temp 39 to 58 F
Annual Precip 54.8 inches
Station LURAY 5 E
Distance 9.7 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 46 F
Apr Temp 39 to 71 F
Jul Temp 60 to 88 F
Oct Temp 41 to 71 F
Annual Precip 41.6 inches
Distance 12.7 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 43 F
Apr Temp 40 to 67 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 69 F
Annual Precip 35.1 inches
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Stanley Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,326 100%
Male 619 46.7%
Female 707 53.3%
Under 18 317 23.9%
18+ 1,009 76.1%
65+ 211 15.9%
Median Age 36.9
Average Family Size 2.95
White 1,298 97.9%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 17 1.3%
Mixed Race 11 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 33 2.5%

Estimated Stanley Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,331
Growth 5
Growth % 0.4%

Stanley 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
US/American 38.1%
German 20.5%
English 12.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.9%
Irish 6.8%
European 3.5%
Italian 2.3%
Scottish 1.2%
Scotch-Irish 1.1%
Dutch 1%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
Danish 0.2%
Polish 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
Swedish 0.2%
Australian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Stanley 1,326 $33,188
Elkton 2,042 $41,500
Luray 4,871 $39,972
Mount Jackson 1,664 $39,423
New Market 1,637 $48,036
Shenandoah 1,878 $37,896
Timberville 1,739 $41,417
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