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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.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Dumfries 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 22172 ZIP code.
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.
13% of Dumfries residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Dumfries, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $636. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,049.
Libraries in Dumfries include Dumfries Neighborhood Library ... View libraries
Prince William County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dumfries political report.
The average commute time for Dumfries workers is 37 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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