Fairfax, VA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Fairfax, Virginia Info Snack

Population
23,312
Unemployment
4.0%
Poverty
9.8%
Median Home
$587,000
Median Income
$109,708
Median Rent
$1,822

Fairfax SnackAbility

7.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
9.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
5

Fairfax, VA Cost Of Living

147
Fairfax's Overall Cost Of Living
1.5x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Fairfax Virginia National Average
Overall 147 106 100
Services 114 99 100
Groceries 123 98 100
Health 93 98 100
Housing 242 131 100
Transportation 106 93 100
Utilities 99 96 100

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
2020 23,312 -2.3%
2019 23,865 1.2%
2018 23,580 -0.2%
2017 23,620 0.9%
2016 23,402 -0.4%
2015 23,507 2.1%
2014 23,027 1.4%
2013 22,712 2.0%
2012 22,277 1.0%
2011 22,058 -

Race / Ethnicity in Fairfax

White
55.4% (12,918)
African American
5.1% (1,198)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
18.5% (4,312)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (11)
Two Or More
3.6% (835)
Hispanic
17.3% (4,038)
Race Fairfax VA USA
White 55.4% 61.2% 60.1%
African American 5.1% 18.7% 12.2%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.6%
Asian 18.5% 6.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 3.6% 3.4% 2.8%
Hispanic 17.3% 9.5% 18.2%

Gender in Fairfax

Female
51.2% (11,937)
Male
48.8% (11,374)
Gender Fairfax VA USA
Female 51.2% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 48.8% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Fairfax for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (932)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (932)
High School / GED
13.0% (3,030)
Some College
13.0% (3,030)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (1,398)
Bachelor's Degree
29.0% (6,760)
Master's Degree
21.0% (4,895)
Professional Degree
5.0% (1,165)
Doctorate Degree
5.0% (1,165)
Education Fairfax VA USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 13.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 13.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 29.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 21.0% 13.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 5.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 5.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Fairfax, Virginia

Less than $10,000
6.0% (140,388)
$10,000 to $14,999
0.6% (14,118)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.6% (154,241)
$25,000 to $34,999
4.0% (92,171)
$35,000 to $49,999
5.6% (131,597)
$50,000 to $74,999
9.2% (214,445)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.1% (306,351)
$100,000 to $149,999
17.6% (411,309)
$150,000 to $199,999
14.4% (336,187)
$200,000 or more
22.8% (530,387)
Income Fairfax VA USA
Less than $10,000 6.0% 4.8% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 0.6% 3.3% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.6% 7.0% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 4.0% 7.1% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 5.6% 10.8% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 9.2% 16.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.1% 12.9% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 17.6% 17.2% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 14.4% 9.0% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 22.8% 11.6% 8.3%

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