Best Places to Live

Fairfax , VA

Population: 23,402
LIV
SCORE
641
Nicolas Tan/Creative Services/George Mason University

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.

Fairfax , VA Ranking Data

Civic
81
Demographics
67
Economy
45
Education
65
Health
30
Housing
57
Infrastructure
59