“When Manassas Park was established, the community selected for its motto "Salus Populi Suprema Lex," which means "The Welfare of the People is our Supreme Law." Today, we continue to strive to be truly responsive to the needs and concerns of all our citizens and the business community.”          

The City of Manassas Park is an independent jurisdiction in Northern Virginia located approximately 30 miles southwest of Washington D.C.  Manassas Park borders Prince William County and the City of Manassas.  The city is primarily residential in nature within close proximity to interstate and railway transportation into the heart of the Greater Metropolitan DC area.


Manassas Park City Snapshot 

Population (2014 estimate)


Population 2010 Census


(Pop. Increase since 2010)


National Recognition

Ranked 4th in country in population growth from April 2000 to July 2011



Named in CNN/Money Magazine’s Top 100 Best Small Cities in America in 2011


Land Area

2.5 square miles (all land)



1957 (town); 1975 (city)


Median Age

30.3 years old


Median Household Income




White – 40.3%

Black – 14.8%

Hispanic – 34.6%

Asian – 9.2%


Climate: Highest Average Temperature – August

Coldest Average Temperature – February


76.0 degrees


34.3 degrees