Fairfax city

Fairfax, VA: What you need to know

In Northern Virginia is Fairfax, situated 15 miles west of Washington, D.C. Academic offerings include George Mason University and Virginia International University, and the city has an Old Town Fairfax district with multiple restaurants and retail spaces that are popular with tourists. The community celebrates several annual events such as Chocolate Lovers Festival, Fairfax Spotlight on the Arts and an Irish Festival every September.


Fairfax, VA City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 23,402
Median Age 39
Median Household Income $105,297
Median Home Price $470,300

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Fairfax, VA Demographics

Median Population in Fairfax , VA

Median Age 39.3%
Age 18 Over 79.3%
Age 21 Over 76.1%
Age 62 Over 19%
Age 65 Over 14.9%

Race in Fairfax , VA

  Ethnicity White 69.5%
  Ethnicity Black 4.8%
  Ethnicity Asian 15.5%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 16.4%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.4%
  Ethnicity Other 4.4%

Population By Gender in Fairfax , VA

  Male 49.1%
  Female 50.9%

Language in Fairfax , VA

  English Only 66.1%
  English Other 33.9%

Economics in Fairfax , VA

  Median Household Income $105,297
  Median Home Price $470,300
  Homes Owned 30%
  Homes Rent 70%
  Median Property Rent $1,692

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Commute Types in Fairfax , VA

  Walked 4.5%
  Worked at Home 5.5%
  Public Transportation 10.7%
  Other Means 0.8%
  Drove Alone 70.2%
  Carpooled 8.2%

Total Employed Armed Forces: 58
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