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Living a New urban/master planned Lifestyle in Stafford, Virginia

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Where to Retire in Stafford and Home Prices

Stafford County is considered a bedroom community of Washington, D.C. According to Zillow, the median home value in early 2023 was $518,196 in the small town of Stafford, whereas the median home value in all of Stafford County was $498,785.

What Is Special about Stafford

Stafford offers parks, historical sites, a golf course, and is close to both Fredricksburg and Washington, D.C.

What Is Not Special about Stafford

Urban sprawl in the fast growing area has resulted in a lot of traffic congestion, and it is not a walkable or bikeable community.

Climate and Physical Environment

Both the Potomac River and the Rappahannock River run along parts of the county. The average January temperature is 36 degrees, July's average is 77 degrees. The annual snowfall is about 13 inches, but Stafford County has seen some unusual snow storms and experienced massive blizzards-"Snowmageddons" in both 2009 and 2010

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

There are several restaurants in Stafford and Stafford County, and nearby Fredricksburg offers more choices and cultural events.


The property crime rate is slightly above the national average.

Medical Facilities

There is a hospital in Stafford and many medical facilities within the area.


Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is about 45 miles away, Washington Dulles International Airport is about 55 miles from Stafford. Stafford is not a walkable or a bikeable community.

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