Dumfries, VA
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Dumfries profile

Living in Dumfries

Dumfries is a somewhat small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 5,687 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Dumfries is the 116th largest community in Virginia.

Also of interest is that Dumfries has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

In Dumfries, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 36.71 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The population of Dumfries overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Dumfries, 23.13% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Dumfries in 2018 was $25,414, which is lower middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $101,656 for a family of four. However, Dumfries contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Dumfries is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Dumfries home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Dumfries, accounting for 38.93% of the town’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Dumfries residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Dumfries include English, Irish, German, Ethiopian, and Ghanian.

In addition, Dumfries has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (26.42%).

The most common language spoken in Dumfries is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.