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Fauquier County, Virginia (VA)

County population in 2019: 71,222 (43% urban, 57% rural); it was 55,139 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 14,419
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,805
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 15,113
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,434 (it was 4,729 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

33%

Land area: 650 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 110 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Fauquier County: 134.7 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (36.3%), Educational, health and social services (13.1%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 69%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 26%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Fauquier County, VA (2019)
    • 55,590100.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6,05511.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 5,2459.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,5422.8%Two or more races
    • 1,2212.2%Asian alone
    • 2220.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 890.2%Some other race alone
    • 240.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

40.2 years
Virginia median age:

38.5 years
Males: 34,392  (48.3%)
Females: 36,830  (51.7%)
Average household size:
Fauquier County:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $104,809 ($61,999 in 1999)
This county:

$104,809
Virginia:

$76,456

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $1,086 (lower quartile is $805, upper quartile is $1,335)
This county:

$1086
State:

$1091


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $431,500 (it was $175,100 in 2000)
Fauquier:

$431,500
Virginia:

$288,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $324,100 - $620,800
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $2,367
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $606

Institutionalized population: 321

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 13
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 49
  • Burglaries: 102
  • Thefts: 541
  • Auto thefts: 38

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 6
  • Assaults: 53
  • Burglaries: 78
  • Thefts: 559
  • Auto thefts: 37
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 360 buildings, average cost: $139,400
  • 1998: 426 buildings, average cost: $167,700
  • 1999: 456 buildings, average cost: $166,100
  • 2000: 533 buildings, average cost: $182,100
  • 2001: 727 buildings, average cost: $177,800
  • 2002: 707 buildings, average cost: $176,900
  • 2003: 798 buildings, average cost: $165,200
  • 2004: 703 buildings, average cost: $185,100
  • 2005: 706 buildings, average cost: $223,000
  • 2006: 506 buildings, average cost: $205,600
  • 2007: 289 buildings, average cost: $243,000
  • 2008: 105 buildings, average cost: $282,300
  • 2009: 106 buildings, average cost: $236,200
  • 2010: 151 buildings, average cost: $201,600
  • 2011: 169 buildings, average cost: $236,100
  • 2012: 164 buildings, average cost: $228,000
  • 2013: 266 buildings, average cost: $253,700
  • 2014: 267 buildings, average cost: $199,800
  • 2015: 200 buildings, average cost: $321,200
  • 2016: 295 buildings, average cost: $333,100
  • 2017: 380 buildings, average cost: $321,900
  • 2018: 289 buildings, average cost: $402,100
  • 2019: 202 buildings, average cost: $372,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Fauquier, VA residents
Average permit cost in Fauquier, VA
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,718 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,581 (0.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Fauquier, VA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Fauquier, VA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Fauquier, VA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 6.5%
Fauquier County:

6.5%
Virginia:

9.9%
(4.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.4% for Black residents, 17.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.3% for American Indian residents, 12.7% for other race residents, 8.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 40.2 years old
(Males: 38.1 years old, Females: 42.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.6 years old, Black residents: 46.7 years old, American Indian residents: 46.5 years old, Asian residents: 48.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.0 years old, Other race residents: 38.9 years old)

Area name: Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Fauquier County 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: New Baltimore, Warrenton, Bealeton, Marshall, Opal, Remington, Catlett, The Plains, Calverton, Midland.

Fauquier County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

2018 air pollution in Fauquier County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.025 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Clay County, West Virginia , Clarke County , Mason County, West Virginia , Nevada County, California , Lawrence County, Indiana , Montgomery County, Illinois , Prince William County , Falls Church city , Manassas Park city .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.3%
Virginia:

4.6%

Unemployment by year in Fauquier, VA
County total employment by year in Fauquier, VA
County average yearly wages by year in Fauquier, VA

Current college students: 2,217
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 35.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 4,775 (39.4% naturalized citizens)

Fauquier County:

6.7%
Whole state:

12.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 6482010 or later
  • 1,3272000 to 2009
  • 1,0181990 to 1999
  • 4211980 to 1989
  • 2851970 to 1979
  • 504Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 41.9%

Fauquier County marital status for males Fauquier County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 23,350
  • One, attached: 1,121
  • Two: 141
  • 3 or 4: 720
  • 5 to 9: 45
  • 10 to 19: 745
  • 20 to 49: 106
  • 50 or more: 573
  • Mobile homes: 596

Housing units in Fauquier County with a mortgage: 13,791 (374 second mortgage, 2,015 home equity loan, 36 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,044

Here:

72.2% with mortgage
State:

67.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Fauquier County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,01756
Mainline Protestant9,02135
Catholic6,6001
Other1,4095
Black Protestant2221
Orthodox1153
None35,819-
Fauquier County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 11
Fauquier County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
This county:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Fauquier County:

4.23 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 48
This county:

7.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Fauquier County:

8.7%
Virginia:

9.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Fauquier County:

26.3%
State:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

20.5%
State:

18.6%

Agriculture in Fauquier County:

Average size of farms: 177 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $33,810
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $133.82
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 6.79%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 78.97%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $36,863
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 29.98%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.13%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $45,803
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.72%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 22.18
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 9.93%
Corn for grain: 9782 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1562 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 6236 harvested acres
Vegetables: 97 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 494 acres

Earthquake activity:

Fauquier County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 52% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 58.4 miles away from Fauquier County center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 56.2 miles away from the county center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 69.4 miles away from the county center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 80.5 miles away from the county 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) earthquake occurred 234.6 miles away from Fauquier County center
On 8/24/2011 at 00:04:36, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML) earthquake occurred 58.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Virginia Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4512-VA: April 2, 2020, FEMA Id: 4512, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Virginia Severe Winter Storm And Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 22, 2016 to January 23, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4262: March 07, 2016, FEMA Id: 4262, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Virginia Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 26, 2012 to November 01, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3359: October 29, 2012, FEMA Id: 3359, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Severe Storms and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: June 29, 2012 to July 01, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4072: July 27, 2012, FEMA Id: 4072, Natural disaster type: Storm, Wind
  • Virginia Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorms, Incident Period: February 05, 2010 to February 11, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1905: April 27, 2010, FEMA Id: 1905, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Virginia Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3240: September 12, 2005, FEMA Id: 3240, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Hurricane Isabel, Incident Period: September 18, 2003 to October 01, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1491: September 18, 2003, FEMA Id: 1491, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 25, 2000 to January 30, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1318: February 28, 2000, FEMA Id: 1318, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Virginia Hurricane Fran, Incident Period: September 05, 1996 to September 23, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1135: September 06, 1996, FEMA Id: 1135, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Severe Flooding, Incident Period: January 19, 1996 to February 01, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1098: January 27, 1996, FEMA Id: 1098, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Fauquier County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Fauquier

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 19,036 (76.7%)
  • Carpooled: 2,194 (8.8%)
  • Bus: 2 (0.0%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 12 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 232 (0.9%)
  • Bicycle: 4 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 333 (1.3%)
  • Worked at home: 3,145 (12.7%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Educational services (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (16%)
  • Guatemala (12%)
  • El Salvador (9%)
  • Honduras (5%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Peru (4%)
  • Canada (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Fauquier County


  • American (15%)
  • German (9%)
  • English (8%)
  • European (6%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Fauquier County, Virginia in 2000:

  • 324 people in nursing homes
  • 90 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 70 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 41 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 26 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 9 people in religious group quarters
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded

People in group quarters in Fauquier County, Virginia in 2010:

  • 225 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 96 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 51 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 13 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $106,373.

8.33% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($75,643 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.33%
Virginia average:

9.50%


0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($868 average AGI)
Fauquier County:

0.08%
Virginia average:

0.18%

6.23% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($55,454 average AGI)
2.03% relocated from other states ($19,321 average AGI)
Fauquier County:

2.03%
Virginia average:

3.61%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Prince William County, VA  2.14% ($77,655 average AGI)
from Fairfax County, VA  0.93% ($104,563)
from Culpeper County, VA  0.57% ($59,032)
from Loudoun County, VA  0.48% ($90,595)
from Manassas city, VA  0.33% ($54,707)
from Warren County, VA  0.23% ($41,281)
from Stafford County, VA  0.19% ($51,549)


8.08% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($67,478 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.08%
Virginia average:

9.76%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.55% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($42,713 average AGI)
2.53% relocated to other states ($24,764 average AGI)
Fauquier County:

2.53%
Virginia average:

3.89%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Prince William County, VA  1.14% ($65,911 average AGI)
to Culpeper County, VA  0.96% ($53,414)
to Fairfax County, VA  0.49% ($68,807)
to Warren County, VA  0.36% ($47,949)
to Loudoun County, VA  0.34% ($96,883)
to Stafford County, VA  0.22% ($69,393)
to Manassas city, VA  0.17% ($56,870)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.2

Births per 1000 population in Fauquier County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 7.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Fauquier County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Fauquier County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 10.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Fauquier County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Fauquier County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Fauquier County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Fauquier County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Fauquier County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Fauquier County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 7,693 (6,861 aged, 832 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,807 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Fauquier County, Virginia in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (634)
  • Unspecified dementia (474)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (445)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (430)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (410)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (300)
  • Congestive heart failure (261)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (163)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (163)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (160)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.58
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7,403
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 131
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 42,997

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,171
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 789
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 35
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 69

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 22

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 134.1. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 84.7
  • Other - 49.4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 71,222
  • Male householders: 11,086 (2,121 living alone), Female householders: 13,184 (3,166 living alone)
  • 14,600 spouses (14,532 opposite-sex spouses), 1,548 unmarried partners, (1,548 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 23,959 children (21,605 natural, 989 adopted, 1,365 stepchildren), 1,489 grandchildren, 628 brothers or sisters, 972 parents, 48 foster children, 1,358 other relatives, 1,993 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 357

Size of family households: 7,152 2-persons, 3,982 3-persons, 3,257 4-persons, 2,024 5-persons, 1,313 6-persons, 163 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,287 1-person, 1,062 2-persons, 30 3-persons.

12,253 married couples with children.
2,450 single-parent households (854 men, 1,596 women).

90.4% of residents of Fauquier speak English at home.
6.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 2% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (66% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (77% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $316,976,000 ($5,011 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $41,511,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $162,909,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $38,402,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,148,000
Federal grants: $22,310,000
Federal procurement contracts: $40,477,000 ($11,573,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $51,729,000 ($260,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $6,350,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $66,513,000
Federal Government insurance: $18,600,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 3,781
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,322
Here:

36 per 1000 residents
State:

40 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +381
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +8,112
Here:

+125 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Fauquier County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.79 millions of gallons per day (39% from ground, 61% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

8.1
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.4

Year house built in Fauquier County, Virginia
  • Year house built in Fauquier County, Virginia
  • 1,7882014 or later
  • 1,0262010 to 2013
  • 4,7552000 to 2009
  • 3,7851990 to 1999
  • 5,9631980 to 1989
  • 3,7961970 to 1979
  • 1,4171960 to 1969
  • 1,3461950 to 1959
  • 4071940 to 1949
  • 3,1141939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Fauquier County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Fauquier County, Virginia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Fauquier County, Virginia
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 603 rooms
  • 1,2644 rooms
  • 1,6095 rooms
  • 2,3136 rooms
  • 2,4497 rooms
  • 3,0868 rooms
  • 8,0549+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fauquier County, Virginia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fauquier County, Virginia
  • 4251 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 9273 rooms
  • 1,0914 rooms
  • 1,1125 rooms
  • 7526 rooms
  • 1617 rooms
  • 2198 rooms
  • 7489+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Fauquier County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Fauquier County, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Fauquier County, Virginia
  • 0no bedroom
  • 431 bedroom
  • 1,5492 bedrooms
  • 7,0743 bedrooms
  • 6,8494 bedrooms
  • 3,3205+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fauquier County, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fauquier County, Virginia
  • 425no bedroom
  • 1,0891 bedroom
  • 1,7072 bedrooms
  • 1,3363 bedrooms
  • 6854 bedrooms
  • 1935+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Fauquier County, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Fauquier County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Fauquier County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 260no vehicle
  • 2,5061 vehicle
  • 7,8302 vehicles
  • 4,4193 vehicles
  • 2,1374 vehicles
  • 1,6835+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Fauquier County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Fauquier County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 695no vehicle
  • 2,0541 vehicle
  • 2,0622 vehicles
  • 2823 vehicles
  • 3424 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

89.5% of Fauquier County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 23% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 76% lived in Virginia.

Fauquier County:

89.5%
State average:

84.7%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 36,181
  • Other state: 29,308
  • Northeast: 9,905
  • Midwest: 4,051
  • South: 11,723
  • West: 3,629
Year householders moved into unit in Fauquier County, VA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Fauquier County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 45.6%Electricity
  • 23.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 18.6%Utility gas
  • 8.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.1%Wood
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 63.3%Electricity
  • 10.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 9.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.6%Wood
  • 5.3%Utility gas
  • 2.4%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 788
Here:

9.6%
Virginia:

10.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 541
Here:

15.0%
Virginia:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 342
Here:

10.8%
Virginia:

20.4%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Fauquier County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,574,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $3,777,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $3,002,000
    Other: $2,094,000
    Air Transportation: $756,000
    Parks and Recreation: $543,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $483,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $7,158,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,220,000
    Air Transportation: $1,974,000
    General - Other: $559,000
    Parks and Recreation: $347,000
    Sewerage: $319,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $140,696,000
    Police Protection: $16,088,000
    General - Other: $13,208,000
    Local Fire Protection: $12,544,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $11,291,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,746,000
    Financial Administration: $5,458,000
    General Public Buildings: $5,095,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,641,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,882,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,201,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,730,000
    Libraries: $2,403,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,175,000
    Health - Other: $1,091,000
    Air Transportation: $861,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $2,744,000
    Air Transportation: $750,000
    Education: $181,000
    Housing and Community Development: $107,000
    Public Welfare: $65,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,742,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $378,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $1,887,000
    Highways: $261,000
    Other: $36,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $83,288,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $71,623,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,665,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $9,129,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $8,827,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $302,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $1,321,000
    General Revenue - Other: $980,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $504,000
    Interest Earnings: $367,000
    Rents: $248,000
    Sale of Property: $58,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,111,000
    General - Other: $2,285,000
    Police Protection: $1,196,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $76,682,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,500,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $53,113,000
    General Local Government Support: $17,378,000
    Other: $8,558,000
    Public Welfare: $7,074,000
    Highways: $2,922,000
  • Tax - Property: $140,905,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,525,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,017,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,751,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,683,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,659,000
    Other License: $1,609,000
    Other Selective Sales: $268,000
    Death and Gift: $33,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $86,940,000

Fauquier County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,574,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $3,777,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $3,002,000
    Other: $2,094,000
    Air Transportation: $756,000
    Parks and Recreation: $543,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $483,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $7,158,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,220,000
    Air Transportation: $1,974,000
    General - Other: $559,000
    Parks and Recreation: $347,000
    Sewerage: $319,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $140,696,000
    Police Protection: $16,088,000
    General - Other: $13,208,000
    Local Fire Protection: $12,544,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $11,291,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,746,000
    Financial Administration: $5,458,000
    General Public Buildings: $5,095,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,641,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,882,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,201,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,730,000
    Libraries: $2,403,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,175,000
    Health - Other: $1,091,000
    Air Transportation: $861,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $2,744,000
    Air Transportation: $750,000
    Education: $181,000
    Housing and Community Development: $107,000
    Public Welfare: $65,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,742,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $378,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $1,887,000
    Highways: $261,000
    Other: $36,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $83,288,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $71,623,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,665,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $9,129,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $8,827,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $302,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $1,321,000
    General Revenue - Other: $980,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $504,000
    Interest Earnings: $367,000
    Rents: $248,000
    Sale of Property: $58,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,111,000
    General - Other: $2,285,000
    Police Protection: $1,196,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $76,682,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,500,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $53,113,000
    General Local Government Support: $17,378,000
    Other: $8,558,000
    Public Welfare: $7,074,000
    Highways: $2,922,000
  • Tax - Property: $140,905,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,525,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,017,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,751,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,683,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,659,000
    Other License: $1,609,000
    Other Selective Sales: $268,000
    Death and Gift: $33,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $86,940,000

Fauquier County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,574,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $3,777,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $3,002,000
    Other: $2,094,000
    Air Transportation: $756,000
    Parks and Recreation: $543,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $483,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $7,158,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,220,000
    Air Transportation: $1,974,000
    General - Other: $559,000
    Parks and Recreation: $347,000
    Sewerage: $319,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $140,696,000
    Police Protection: $16,088,000
    General - Other: $13,208,000
    Local Fire Protection: $12,544,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $11,291,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,746,000
    Financial Administration: $5,458,000
    General Public Buildings: $5,095,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,641,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,882,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,201,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,730,000
    Libraries: $2,403,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,175,000
    Health - Other: $1,091,000
    Air Transportation: $861,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $2,744,000
    Air Transportation: $750,000
    Education: $181,000
    Housing and Community Development: $107,000
    Public Welfare: $65,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,742,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $378,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $1,887,000
    Highways: $261,000
    Other: $36,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $83,288,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $71,623,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,665,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $9,129,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $8,827,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $302,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $1,321,000
    General Revenue - Other: $980,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $504,000
    Interest Earnings: $367,000
    Rents: $248,000
    Sale of Property: $58,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,111,000
    General - Other: $2,285,000
    Police Protection: $1,196,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $76,682,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,500,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $53,113,000
    General Local Government Support: $17,378,000
    Other: $8,558,000
    Public Welfare: $7,074,000
    Highways: $2,922,000
  • Tax - Property: $140,905,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,525,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,017,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,751,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,683,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,659,000
    Other License: $1,609,000
    Other Selective Sales: $268,000
    Death and Gift: $33,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $86,940,000

Fauquier County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,574,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $3,777,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $3,002,000
    Other: $2,094,000
    Air Transportation: $756,000
    Parks and Recreation: $543,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $483,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $7,158,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,220,000
    Air Transportation: $1,974,000
    General - Other: $559,000
    Parks and Recreation: $347,000
    Sewerage: $319,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $140,696,000
    Police Protection: $16,088,000
    General - Other: $13,208,000
    Local Fire Protection: $12,544,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $11,291,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,746,000
    Financial Administration: $5,458,000
    General Public Buildings: $5,095,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,641,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,882,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,201,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,730,000
    Libraries: $2,403,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,175,000
    Health - Other: $1,091,000
    Air Transportation: $861,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $2,744,000
    Air Transportation: $750,000
    Education: $181,000
    Housing and Community Development: $107,000
    Public Welfare: $65,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,742,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $378,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $1,887,000
    Highways: $261,000
    Other: $36,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $83,288,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $71,623,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,665,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $9,129,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $8,827,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $302,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $1,321,000
    General Revenue - Other: $980,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $504,000
    Interest Earnings: $367,000
    Rents: $248,000
    Sale of Property: $58,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,111,000
    General - Other: $2,285,000
    Police Protection: $1,196,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $76,682,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,500,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $53,113,000
    General Local Government Support: $17,378,000
    Other: $8,558,000
    Public Welfare: $7,074,000
    Highways: $2,922,000
  • Tax - Property: $140,905,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,525,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,017,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,751,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,683,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,659,000
    Other License: $1,609,000
    Other Selective Sales: $268,000
    Death and Gift: $33,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $86,940,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 461
  • Number of aged recipients: 65
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 396
  • Number of recipients under 18: 61
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 295
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 105
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 179
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 180
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED405$263,842281$271,8011,872$284,473101$106,228131$301,18312$71,250
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$258,18225$314,120161$301,18613$116,69211$294,0913$59,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED51$246,47137$257,108780$319,12276$108,36854$222,3705$68,800
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN48$277,16749$250,469476$308,43721$152,19026$227,3080$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$199,1674$208,000113$312,1153$180,3335$287,2002$110,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED34$303,85316$291,9381$135,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$341,87517$337,9410$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$398,5009$293,7780$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$05$358,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$363,0001$373,0000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Fauquier, VA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Fauquier, VA - Value
Most common first names in Fauquier County, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7678.2 years
Mary7579.5 years
James7375.8 years
William6076.8 years
Robert5675.3 years
Margaret4580.8 years
Charles4276.6 years
George4278.7 years
Richard4171.9 years
Virginia3584.3 years
Most common last names in Fauquier County, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3778.4 years
Jenkins2673.9 years
Brown2678.0 years
Carter2574.5 years
Payne2277.8 years
Williams2177.7 years
Davis1976.8 years
Edwards1782.3 years
Jones1675.2 years
Thompson1680.7 years
Businesses in Fauquier County, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven6McDonald's4
AT&T2Nike2
Advance Auto Parts1Outback1
Applebee's1Outback Steakhouse1
AutoZone1Panera Bread1
Blockbuster1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King1Payless1
CVS2Penske1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Chick-Fil-A1Popeyes1
Cold Stone Creamery1RadioShack3
Comfort Inn1Rite Aid2
Curves1Ruby Tuesday1
DHL1Safeway1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
Decora Cabinetry2Sprint Nextel1
Dennys1Staples1
Fashion Bug1Starbucks3
FedEx10Subway6
Ford2Taco Bell1
GNC2The Athlete's Foot1
Giant1Toyota1
H&R Block2True Value2
Hilton1U-Haul3
Holiday Inn1UPS13
Home Depot1Verizon Wireless2
Howard Johnson1Vons1
KFC1Walgreens1
Kmart1Walmart1
Long John Silver's1Wendy's1
MasterBrand Cabinets7

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