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Overview

Introduction to Manassas Park, Virginia

Manassas Park, Virginia is 8 miles NW of Dale City, Virginia (center to center) and 24 miles SW of Washington, District of Columbia. The city is considered part of the Washington metropolitan area.

Manassas Park History

In 1955, the first homes were built as a subdivision in the Manassas Park area in Prince William County. The place was named after the nearby community of Manassas. It was initially incorporated as a town in 1957, and then as a city in 1975. Manassas Park is now an independent city. The development of this place occurred mostly in the 20th century, with the construction and development of civic associations, schools, police, fire and rescue, and public works departments.

Manassas Park and nearby Attractions

  • Manassas National Battlefield Park
  • Manassas Museum
  • First Bible Baptist Church
  • Bull Run Marina Regional Park
  • Baker Street Park

Things To Do In Manassas Park

While in Manassas Park, one can visit several historic sites and museums in the neighborhood. Among these are Manassas National Battlefield Park, which was the site of the Civil War battles in 1861 and 1862, Manassas Museum, and National Firearms Museum. There are a number of park areas that offer a host of recreational facilities to visitors. One can also take a look around the city’s churches and business areas.

Manassas Park Transportation

Air transportation facilities are provided by Washington Dulles International Airport.

Manassas Park Higher Education

The American Military University is the local institute of higher education. Other institutes nearby include George Mason University and Northern Virginia Community College.

Demographics

People

Total Population15,827
Male Share of the Population53%
Female Share of the Population47%
Senior Citizens6.7%
Employed Population 16+7,984
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married51.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher30.4%
Median Earnings25+$42,231
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,377
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,836

Wealth

Median Family Income$79,819
% Above Poverty Level91.3%
% Below Poverty Level8.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time40 minutes
% Working from Home3.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.9%
% Using Public Transportation6.5%

Housing

People Living Alone20.8%
Median Gross Rent$1,551
Median House Value$257,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)52.7%
Irish9.9%
German8.8%
Italian4%
English3.4%
Scottish1.8%
African1.7%
West Indian1.7%
Polish1.5%
French Except Basque1.4%
Trinidad Tobago1.3%
Dutch1%
Canadian1%
Brazilian1%
Welsh0.7%
Swedish0.7%
Czech0.6%
Arab0.5%
Portuguese0.3%
Haitian0.3%
Albanian0.2%
Iraqi0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
Jamaican0.2%
Iranian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Australian0.1%
Afghan)0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
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Manassas Park Almanac

CategoryValue
County Prince William County
Standard Zip Codes20111
Phone Area Codes571,703
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude38.75
Approximate Longitude-77.43

Manassas Park Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationWASHINGTON DULLES INTL
Distance14.5 miles
Jan Temp22 to 41 F
Apr Temp40 to 66 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp42 to 68 F
Annual Precip41.8 inches
StationSTERLING RCS
Distance17.9 miles
Jan Temp19 to 42 F
Apr Temp37 to 66 F
Jul Temp62 to 87 F
Oct Temp39 to 69 F
Annual Precip42.1 inches
StationWARRENTON 3 SE
Distance19 miles
Jan Temp24 to 42 F
Apr Temp42 to 65 F
Jul Temp66 to 84 F
Oct Temp45 to 67 F
Annual Precip43.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Burke42,290$142,212
Clifton219$178,750
Fairfax23,620$121,554
Manassas41,149$80,750
Occoquan947$138,125

Manassas Park Public Schools

Cougar Elem
9330 Brandon St.
ZIP: 20111
(703) 392-1317
Primary
Total Enrollment 877
Manassas Park Elem
9298 Cougar Court
ZIP: 20111
(703) 368-2032
Primary
Total Enrollment 810
Manassas Park High
8200 Euclid Ave
ZIP: 20111
(703) 361-9131
High
Total Enrollment 914
Manassas Park Middle
8202 Euclid Ave
ZIP: 20111
(703) 361-1510
Middle
Total Enrollment 758

Manassas Park Private Schools

Manassas Christian School
9296 W Carondelet Dr
ZIP: 20111
Elementary
Total Enrollment 161
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