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Quantico is a town in Prince William County, in the Washington-Arlington metro area.
The community name derives from Indian term variously translated as "by the long stream" or "place of dancing"
The latitude of Quantico is 38.522N. The longitude is -77.293W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 39 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 603.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Quantico demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Prince William County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Washington area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 22134 ZIP code.
15% of Quantico residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Quantico ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Quantico was $19,087, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Quantico residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Quantico, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $429. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $900.
Prince William County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Quantico political report.
The average commute time for Quantico workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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