Stephens City, Virginia

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Stephens City, Virginia

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High Points

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

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Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Stephens City Well-Paid Single Women
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Stephens City Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Stephens City, Virginia

Comparing Stephens City 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 9
Female Share of the Population 8 7
Racial Diversity 8 5
Well-Paid Single Men 8 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 7
Age of the Population 4 3
Male Share of the Population 3 4
Senior Citizens 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 3 5
Portion of People Married 2 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 4
People Above Poverty 6 8
Median Family Income 6 6
People in Middle Class or Better 5 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 9
Short Commute Times 6 6
Working at Home 5 5
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 7
Housing Recently Built 8 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 6
Affordability of Rents 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 5 6
Low Violent Crime 5 4

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Stephens City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 47 miles W of Reston, Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 66 miles W of Washington, District of Columbia
County Frederick
Standard Zip Codes 22655
Phone Area Codes 540
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.094
Longitude -78.218

Stephens City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.2 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 39 F
Apr Temp 42 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.4 inches
Distance 8.2 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 41 F
Apr Temp 39 to 65 F
Jul Temp 62 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 68 F
Annual Precip 39.1 inches
Distance 13.2 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 40 F
Apr Temp 40 to 65 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 66 F
Annual Precip 38.2 inches
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Stephens City Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,146 100%
Male 531 46.3%
Female 615 53.7%
Under 18 272 23.7%
18+ 874 76.3%
65+ 127 11.1%
Median Age 35.6
Average Family Size 2.97
White 1,030 89.9%
African-American 75 6.5%
Asian 18 1.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.4%
Other 3 0.3%
Mixed Race 15 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 23 2%

Estimated Stephens City Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,247
Growth 101
Growth % 8.8%

Stephens City 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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 25.3%
US/American 21.9%
German 20.7%
English 10.9%
Irish 7%
Scotch-Irish 2.2%
European 2.1%
Italian 1.7%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
Dutch 1.2%
Norwegian 1%
African 0.6%
Polish 0.6%
Scottish 0.6%
Slavic 0.6%
Canadian 0.5%
Guyanese 0.3%
Hungarian 0.3%
Greek 0.3%
Celtic 0.3%
Pennsylvania German 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Stephens City 1,146 $41,827
Berryville 2,963 $52,176
Boyce 426 $52,000
Front Royal 13,589 $42,863
Middletown 1,015 $42,031
Strasburg 4,017 $40,978
Winchester 23,585 $44,675
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Stephens City High Schools (2004)

Serves 1,275 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.1

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