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Quantico (formerly Potomac) is a town in Prince William County, Virginia. As of the 2010 United States Census, Quantico had a population of 480. Quantico is bordered by the U.S. military installation of Marine Corps Base Quantico on three sides and the Potomac River on the fourth. Quantico is located south of the mouth of Quantico Creek on the Potomac. The word Quantico is a derivation of the name of a Doeg village recorded by English colonists as Pamacocack. Quantico is the site of one of the largest U.S. Marine Corps bases in the world, MCB Quantico. The base is the site of the Marine Corps Combat Development Command and HMX-1 (the presidential helicopter squadron), Officer Candidate School and The Basic School. The United States Drug Enforcement Administration's training academy, the FBI Academy, the FBI Laboratory, the Naval Criminal Investigative Service and the Air Force Office of Special Investigations headquarters are on the base. A replica of the USMC War Memorial stands in the entrance to the base (the original is at the north end of Arlington National Cemetery). As of 2013, the mayor is Kevin P. Brown.

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Facts and Stats for Quantico*

  • Pollution Statistics in Quantico

    Know the pollution level of Quantico before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 100 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
  • Quantico: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Quantico for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Quantico.

    • Burglary and Theft 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 37.5 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 37.5 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 31.25 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 31.25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 68.75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 87.5 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 43.75 (Moderate)
  • Living in Quantico - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 59.19 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 79.08 (High)
    • Pollution Index 55.17 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 18 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 100 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 1.8 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Quantico

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Quantico

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.25 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 76.44 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 42 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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