Merrifield, Virginia

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Population in 2010: 15,212. Population change since 2000: +36.2%
Males: 7,650  (50.3%)
Females: 7,562  (49.7%)
Median resident age:  34.0 years
Virginia median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 22031.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $108,784 (it was $70,363 in 2000)
Merrifield:

$108,784
VA:

$66,262

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $50,775 (it was $32,819 in 2000)

Merrifield CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $490,540 (it was $185,800 in 2000)
Merrifield:

$490,540
VA:

$257,800

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $597,194; Detached houses: $719,766; Townhouses or other attached units: $419,275; In 2-unit structures: $373,647; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $254,398; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $290,508; Mobile homes: $55,974

Median gross rent in 2015: $1,918.

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  • Races in Merrifield, VA (2010)

    Merrifield races chart
    • 6,15640.5%White alone
    • 5,35135.2%Asian alone
    • 2,29815.1%Hispanic
    • 8495.6%Black alone
    • 4563.0%Two or more races
    • 580.4%Other race alone
    • 370.2%American Indian alone
    • 70.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Merrifield detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Merrifield: 136.8 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Merrifield, VA City Guides:

Ancestries: European (4.2%), Afghan (3.5%), Irish (3.2%), Iranian (2.8%), American (2.7%), English (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 350 feet

Land area: 2.72 square miles.

Population density: 5,593 people per square mile   (average).

Merrifield,VA real estate house value index trend

Merrifield, Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Merrifield:

  • High school or higher: 94.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 72.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 35.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Merrifield CDP:

  • Never married: 38.3%
  • Now married: 46.4%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 1.8%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

7,263 residents are foreign born (17.7% Asia, 9.3% Latin America).

This place:

43.7%
Virginia:

11.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $4,616 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $4,916 (1.0%)

Merrifield satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Annandale, VA (3.2 miles , pop. 54,994).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (12.7 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (136.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Dunn Loring, VA (1.2 miles ), Mantua, VA (1.3 miles ), Vienna, VA (1.4 miles ), Idylwood, VA (1.5 miles ), Oakton, VA (1.6 miles ), Jefferson, VA (1.8 miles ), Annandale, VA (1.8 miles ), Tysons Corner, VA (1.8 miles ).

Latitude: 38.87 N, Longitude: 77.24 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +8,310 (+50.0%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,210 (11.6%)

Merrifield household income distribution Merrifield home values distribution

Property values in Merrifield, VA

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
Virginia:

4.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (32%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (23%)
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Merrifield: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Merrifield, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Merrifield-area historical tornado activity is above Virginia state average. It is 9% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.6 miles away from the Merrifield place center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 4/1/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.9 miles away from the place center injured 37 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Merrifield-area historical earthquake activity is near Virginia state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 95.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 119.5 miles away from Merrifield center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 246.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 120.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 279.9 miles away from Merrifield center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 89.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Fairfax County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Storms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Merrifield topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Merrifield:

  • VIRGINIA HEALTHCARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; FALLS CHURCH, VA)
  • NORTHERN VIRGINIA MENTAL HEALTH INSTI (Hospital, about 2 miles away; FALLS CHURCH, VA)
  • FAIRFAX DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; FAIRFAX, VA)
  • TOTAL RENAL CARE - FAIRFAX (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; FAIRFAX, VA)
  • HOSPICE OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; FAIRFAX, VA)
  • THE VIRGINIAN (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; FAIRFAX, VA)
  • ILIFF NURSING HOME AND REHAB C (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; DUNN LORING, VA)

Amtrak stations near Merrifield:

  • 11 miles: ALEXANDRIA (110 CALLAHAN DR.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: LORTON (AUTO-TRAIN) (LORTON, 8006 LORTON RD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 13 miles: DULLES INTERNATIONAL AP'T (HERNDON, DULLES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Merrifield:

  • Northern Virginia Community College (about 3 miles; Annandale, VA; Full-time enrollment: 35,721)
  • Stratford University (about 4 miles; Fairfax, VA; FT enrollment: 2,570)
  • Medtech Institute (about 4 miles; Falls Church, VA; FT enrollment: 2,900)
  • George Mason University (about 5 miles; Fairfax, VA; FT enrollment: 26,002)
  • Marymount University (about 7 miles; Arlington, VA; FT enrollment: 3,361)
  • Strayer University-Virginia (about 9 miles; Arlington, VA; FT enrollment: 7,005)
  • American University (about 10 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 9,850)

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Notable locations in Merrifield: Merrilee Industrial Park (A), Dunn Loring-Merrifield Metro Station (B), Lee-Hi Industrial Park (C), Prosperity Business Campus Industrial Park (D), Jefferson Park Business Campus (E), Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department Station 30 Merrifield (F), Providence District Government Center (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Pan Am Shopping Center (1), Fairfax Circle Plaza Shopping Center (2), Yorktown Center Shopping Center (3), Fairfax Plaza Shopping Center (4), Gatehouse Plaza Shopping Center (5), Merrifield Plaza Shopping Center (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Merrifield include: Word of Grace Fellowship Church (A), Assembly of Way of God Faith Church (B), Bruen Chapel Methodist Church (C), First Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Merrifield include: Hideaway Park (1), Towers Park (2), Villa Lee Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Fairfax County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 101. This is worse than average.

City:

101
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.318. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.318
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 10.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.7
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.798. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.798
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 12.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 0.00215. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00215
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 7.0%
(4.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 70.4% for American Indian residents, 8.5% for other race residents, 23.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  58.8%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.5%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Merrifield, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Virginia average:

12.4

Merrifield travel time to work - commute Merrifield mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Merrifield CDP (based on Fairfax County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic184,18329
Evangelical Protestant103,522316
Mainline Protestant100,525146
Other91,925119
Orthodox4,6948
Black Protestant1,5099
None595,368-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 182
Fairfax County:

1.81 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 130
Fairfax County:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 163
Fairfax County:

1.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 693
Here:

6.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.2%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Fairfax County:

22.2%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

27.6%
State:

18.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

53.2%
Virginia:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

51.5%
Virginia:

47.8%

Average BMI:
Merrifield:

27.1
Virginia:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Merrifield:

17.2%
State:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.9%
Virginia:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

27.5%
State:

33.7%

General health condition:
Here:

60.5%
Virginia:

56.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

83.5%
Virginia:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Merrifield, VA Residents

8.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($68,532 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.74%
Virginia average:

9.34%

0.30% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,265 average AGI)
Fairfax County:

0.30%
Virginia average:

0.21%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Arlington County, VA  0.87% ($76,709 average AGI)
from Alexandria city, VA  0.80% ($69,538)
from Prince William County, VA  0.62% ($51,918)


8.91% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($74,343 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.91%
Virginia average:

9.20%

0.26% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,804 average AGI)
Fairfax County:

0.26%
Virginia average:

0.20%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Prince William County, VA  1.06% ($58,754 average AGI)
to Loudoun County, VA  0.93% ($85,074)
to Arlington County, VA  0.81% ($68,616)

Strongest AM radio stations in Merrifield:

  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WFAX (1220 AM; 5 kW; FALLS CHURCH, VA; Owner: NEWCOMB BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WDCT (1310 AM; 5 kW; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, LTD.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WABS (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WZHF (1390 AM; 5 kW; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WKDL (730 AM; 8 kW; ALEXANDRIA, VA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALEXANDRIA LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WMAL (630 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WTNT (570 AM; 5 kW; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Merrifield:

  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WJZW (105.9 FM; WOODBRIDGE, VA; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WMZQ-FM (98.7 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WETA (90.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WAVA (105.1 FM; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WGMS-FM (103.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WAMU (88.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE EXEC. COMM. OF THE BD. OF TRUSTEES OF AMERICAN UNIV.)
  • WMMJ (102.3 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPFW (89.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)
  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPGC-FM (95.5 FM; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MARYLAND)

TV broadcast stations around Merrifield:

  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • W42BE (Channel 42; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: FAIRFAX LOW POWER CO.)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • WNVT (Channel 53; GOLDVEIN, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WFPT (Channel 62; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 54Number of bridges
  • 587m1,926ftTotal length
  • $1,570,000Total costs
  • 4,013,933Total average daily traffic
  • 149,823Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 61960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 71980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 392010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Merrifield, VA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Merrifield)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • FAIRFAX AH VDOT, 12700 Alliance Ct. Fairfax County Virginia (Lat: 38.852667 Lon: -77.385472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 67.1 m, Overall height: 73.1 m, Call Sign: WQLK230
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.702 MHz, 154.882 MHz, 154.762 MHz, 154.792 MHz, 154.822 MHz, 154.837 MHz, 154.867 MHz, 154.897 MHz, 154.912 MHz, 155.107 MHz... (+6 more)Grant Date: 02/18/2010, Expiration Date: 02/18/2020, Certifier: John E FurloughRegistrant: Dept Of State Police, Richmond, VA 23261-7472, Phone: (804) 674-4644, Fax: (804) 674-2602, Email:
  • Lat: 38.873583 Lon: -77.234972, Call Sign: WQQI918
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.287 MHz, 467.287 MHzGrant Date: 01/02/2013, Expiration Date: 01/02/2023, Certifier: Craig FriedsonRegistrant: Scott Communications, Inc., 2888 Bethlehem Pike, Hatfield, PA 19440, Phone: (215) 997-9500, Fax: (215) 822-8713, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Merrifield)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BEECH 300 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 19, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds, Speed: 142 mph), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-60A (1050 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 97EB , Serial Number: FA-97, Year manufactured: 1986, Airworthiness Date: 05/06/1986
    Registrant (Corporation): Ww Aviation LLC, Po Box 848, Merrifield, VA 22116

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED60$383,578138$298,011421$302,00913$187,4611$54,504,46041$228,800
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$306,34014$318,00536$330,5642$57,6250$01$313,060
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$299,49216$275,181109$336,8742$104,5600$017$260,944
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$409,10017$317,843101$318,3838$192,7790$06$233,588
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$342,9055$279,60025$356,5140$00$03$219,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4402.00 , 4616.00, 4617.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED22$318,6297$332,927
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$659,9606$382,333
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$503,4002$407,800
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$169,5752$563,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$563,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 4402.00 , 4616.00, 4617.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Merrifield, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William674.7 years
Charles486.0 years
Henry471.5 years
Margaret487.5 years
Walter463.5 years
Attrice280.1 years
Basil268.0 years
Bernice292.0 years
Beverly274.0 years
Brian218.0 years
Most common last names in Merrifield, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Dunn674.6 years
Alexander474.0 years
Haight473.0 years
Jones479.5 years
Ward454.0 years
Thomas476.0 years
Pendleton475.5 years
Barnes268.0 years
Bland255.0 years
Bobbitt296.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (55%)
  • Electricity (41%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Businesses in Merrifield, VA

  • Hyatt: 1
  • Panera Bread: 1

Merrifield compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Merrifield on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Professional, scientific, and technical services (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Business and financial operations occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Professional, scientific, and technical services (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Bolivia (population 500+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Computer and mathematical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Computer and mathematical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in South Central Asia (population 500+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Bangladesh (population 500+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in India (population 500+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median household income and median resident age less than 35"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Asia (population 500+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Iraq (population 500+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Oceania (population 500+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Business and financial operations occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Vietnam (population 500+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities that people commute into (largest positive percentage daily daytime population change due to commuting) (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Australia (population 500+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Afghanistan (population 500+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Eastern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2017.