Fairfax, VA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Fairfax, Virginia Info Snack

Population
23,531
Unemployment
4.1%
Poverty
9.3%
Median Home
$560,400
Median Income
$116,979
Median Rent
$1,834

Fairfax SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
9.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
9
Commute
4

Fairfax, VA Cost Of Living

150
Fairfax's Overall Cost Of Living
1.5x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Fairfax Virginia National Average
Overall 150 107 100
Services 112 99 100
Groceries 127 96 100
Health 91 97 100
Housing 240 130 100
Transportation 106 90 100
Utilities 98 100 100

Fairfax, VA Photos

Fairfax Court House During The Civil War
Source: Public Domain
The Pentagon Us Department Of Defense Building
Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Fairfax in Virginia

Map Of Fairfax, VA

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Population over time in Fairfax

Year Population % Change
2019 23,531 -1.4%
2018 23,865 1.2%
2017 23,580 -0.2%
2016 23,620 0.9%
2015 23,402 -0.4%
2014 23,507 2.1%
2013 23,027 1.4%
2012 22,712 2.0%
2011 22,277 1.0%
2010 22,058 -

Race / Ethnicity in Fairfax

White
56.2% (13,228)
African American
4.9% (1,157)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
17.2% (4,040)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (10)
Two Or More
4.5% (1,053)
Hispanic
17.2% (4,043)
Race Fairfax VA USA
White 56.2% 61.8% 60.7%
African American 4.9% 18.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 17.2% 6.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.5% 3.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 17.2% 9.4% 18.0%

Gender in Fairfax

Female
51.4% (12,087)
Male
48.6% (11,443)
Gender Fairfax VA USA
Female 51.4% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 48.6% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Fairfax for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (941)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (705)
High School / GED
13.0% (3,059)
Some College
14.0% (3,294)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (1,411)
Bachelor's Degree
31.0% (7,294)
Master's Degree
21.0% (4,941)
Professional Degree
5.0% (1,176)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (705)
Education Fairfax VA USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 13.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 14.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 31.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 21.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 5.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Fairfax, Virginia

Less than $10,000
5.3% (123,731)
$10,000 to $14,999
0.4% (9,053)
$15,000 to $24,999
4.4% (102,606)
$25,000 to $34,999
4.4% (102,881)
$35,000 to $49,999
6.1% (143,759)
$50,000 to $74,999
9.2% (215,639)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.2% (286,421)
$100,000 to $149,999
20.6% (483,679)
$150,000 to $199,999
15.1% (356,106)
$200,000 or more
22.5% (529,221)
Income Fairfax VA USA
Less than $10,000 5.3% 5.1% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 0.4% 3.4% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 4.4% 7.2% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 4.4% 7.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 6.1% 11.0% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 9.2% 16.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.2% 13.0% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 20.6% 17.0% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 15.1% 8.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 22.5% 10.9% 7.7%

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