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Industries providing employment: Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (19.6%), Educational,health and social services (16.8%), Public administration (10.3%).
Detached houses: $437,030Here:$437,030State:$330,816
Townhouses or other attached units: $467,919Here:$467,919State:$310,878
In 3-to-4-unit structures: $380,345Here:$380,345State:$242,971
In 5-or-more-unit structures: $138,250Here:$138,250State:$270,208
Mobile homes: $17,060Here:$17,060State:$37,843
Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $18,730Here:$18,730State:$92,978
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average cost (in $1000s)
Obama (Democratic): 57.9%
McCain (Republican): 41.3%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $3,527 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $3,417 (0.8%)
Area name: Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Fairfax city is $1080 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $1225 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1580 a month.
Cities in this county include: Fairfax.
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Unemployment by year (%)
Current college students: 1,693
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 45.7%
Number of foreign born residents: 5,451 (35% naturalized citizens)
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.1 minutes
Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 22.9%
Housing units in Fairfax city with a mortgage: 3,872 (537 second mortgage, 496 home equity loan, 33 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,055
Class of Workers
Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):
Most common first ancestries reported in Fairfax city (%):
18.98% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($55,250 average adjusted gross income)
0.54% of residents moved from foreign countries ($797 average AGI)Fairfax city:0.54%Virginia average:0.41%
13.03% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($40,375 average AGI)
5.41% relocated from other states ($14,078 average AGI)Fairfax city:5.41%Virginia average:4.24%
16.62% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($54,863 average adjusted gross income)
0.18% of residents moved to foreign countries ($785 average AGI)Fairfax city:0.18%Virginia average:0.22%
11.79% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($36,605 average AGI)
4.65% relocated to other states ($17,473 average AGI)Fairfax city:4.65%Virginia average:4.13%
Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 15.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 14.2
Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 10,471 (9,633 aged, 838 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
4,526 spouses, 5,318 children (4,849 natural, 235 adopted, 234 stepchildren), 273 grandchildren, 431 brothers or sisters, 226 parents, 554 other relatives, 508 non-relatives
Size of family households: 2,382 2-persons, 1,288 3-persons, 955 4-persons, 425 5-persons, 195 6-persons, 182 7-or-more-persons.
Size of nonfamily households: 1,879 1-person, 474 2-persons, 145 3-persons, 61 4-persons, 9 5-persons, 4 6-persons, 14 7-or-more-persons.
69.4% of residents of Fairfax city speak English at home.
13.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (46% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
5.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (63% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
9.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other language at home (65% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
Population growth in Fairfax city
Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.00 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)
Year house built
53% of Fairfax city residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
Out of people who lived in different houses, 22% lived in this county.
Out of people who lived in different counties, 68% lived in Virginia.
Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $193,800
Year Householders Moved Into Unit:
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School Enrollment by Level of School (%)
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)
Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)
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