Fairfax, VA Best Place to Live
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How We Calculate Our Data
Civics 81
Demographics 67
Economy 45
Education 65
Health 30
Housing 57
Infrastructure 59

#27. Fairfax, VA

In northern Virginia and part of the Washington, D.C. area is Fairfax, home to George Mason University and a redeveloped and reenergized Old Town Fairfax downtown district that features six buildings on the National Register of Historic Places. The city has a strong economy and an upscale quality of life, and Fairfax hosts about a dozen community festivals each year.

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