Economic Indicators

Snapshot: Economic & Community Data

Business Climate

Largest Employers*
  1. Micron Technology
  2. Manassas City Public Schools
  3. Lockheed Martin
  4. Novant Prince William Health System
  5. City of Manassas
  6. American Disposal Services
  7. BAE Systems
  8. SWIFT
  9. American Residential Services (ARS)
  10. Aurora Flight Sciences
* based on full-time employees in 2014
Source: City of Manassas Economic Development


Businesses (2014)
Total Number of Establishments: 1,441
New Start-ups: 80
Source: Virginia Employment Commission Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages

Workforce (2014)
Civilian Labor Force: 22,894 
Employed: 21,227
Unemployment Rate: 3.80% (Virginia 3.5%)
Source: Virginia Employment Commission, Local Area Unemployment Statistics

Commuting Patterns (2012)
Workers Who Live in the City: 2,891
In-commuters: 20,801
Out-commuters: 15,772
Source: U.S. Census, OnTheMap and LEHD Origin-Destination Employment Statistics

Taxable Value
Meals Tax
Machinery & Tools Tax
Sales Tax
Fiscal Year Value
Fiscal Year Value
Fiscal Year Value
FY 2015 $3,406,893
FY 2015 $770,440,390
FY 2015 $7,555,344
FY 2014 $3,315,080
FY 2014 $759,138,325
FY 2014 $7,581,829
FY 2013 $3,094,965
FY 2013 $752,309,575
FY 2013 $7,811,499
FY 2012 $2,894,531
FY 2012 $705,817,165
FY 2012 $7,210,697
FY 2011 $2,584,054
FY 2011 $842,460,300
FY 2011 $7,305,186

Demographics

Population (December 2014)
Population: 42,081 
Median Age: 32.6 
Source: U.S. Census Bureau Population Estimates and American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

Income (2014)
Median Household Income: $71,215 
Source: American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

Education (2014)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 86.3%
Percent Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.30%
Percent of Population within the Prime Working Ages of 25-64: 54.4%
Source: American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates 
 
Real Estate

Property Values
Tax Year Residential Commercial
FY 2015 $2,774,454,700 $1,653,210,000
FY 2014 $2,653,025,300 $1,533,191,100
FY 2013 $2,491,207,000 $1,613,906,800
FY 2012 $2,328,941,100 $1,583,564,200
Source: City of Manassas Commissioner of Revenue

Construction Permits
Fiscal
Year
Commercial
Permits
Residential
Permits
Value
FY 2015 120 48 $41,580,000
FY 2014 93 116 $48,783,000
FY 2013 83 76 $37,113,000
FY 2012 73 87 $25,721,000
FY 2011 73 117 $26,786,000
Source: City of Manassas Development Services

Housing (2013)
Total Housing Units:13,232
Occupied Units: 12,274
Owner-Occupied Units: 7,936
Home Ownership Rate: 65%
Median Value: $257,500 
Source: American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

Walkability
Walkscore (2015): Downtown Manassas – 83/100
Source: WalkScore