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Dumfries is a town in Prince William County, in the Washington-Arlington metro area.

The community was named for Dumfries, Scotland.

The latitude of Dumfries is 38.567N. The longitude is -77.328W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 36 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,934.


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Median household income
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$43,672
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Dumfries demographic reports
Dumfries is on Quantico Creek
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 33. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 6.5 per 1,000 people.
Historic sites and museums: Weems-Botts Museum

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8% of Dumfries residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dumfries ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dumfries was $17,652, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Dumfries residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Dumfries, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $636.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,049.


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Libraries in Dumfries include Dumfries Neighborhood Library ... View libraries

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Prince William County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dumfries political report.

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The average commute time for Dumfries workers is 37 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Dumfries include Days Inn, Econo Lodge Dumfries, Sleep Inn Dumfries.

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