Franklin Farm, Virginia

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Population in 2010: 19,288.
Males: 9,600  (49.8%)
Females: 9,688  (50.2%)
Median resident age:

40.7 years
Virginia median age:

38.2 years
Estimated median household income in 2017: $118,279
Franklin Farm:

$118,279
VA:

$71,535

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $53,485

Franklin Farm CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $567,000
Franklin Farm:

$567,000
VA:

$273,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $624,736; detached houses: $753,468; townhouses or other attached units: $432,117; in 2-unit structures: $330,542; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $275,174; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $303,748; mobile homes: $76,051

Median gross rent in 2017: $2,396.

March 2019 cost of living index in Franklin Farm: 170.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.4%
(1.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.4% for Black residents, 4.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Franklin Farm, VA (2017)
    • 12,62764.5%White alone
    • 3,96720.3%Asian alone
    • 1,2216.2%Hispanic
    • 8174.2%Two or more races
    • 5893.0%Black alone
    • 2851.5%American Indian alone
    • 230.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 260.1%Other race alone

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

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Ancestries: American (8.0%), European (6.2%), Irish (5.3%), German (4.8%), English (4.7%), Italian (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

4,173 residents are foreign born (2.9% Latin America).

This place:

21.3%
Virginia:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $6,701 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $6,376 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reston, VA (4.0 miles , pop. 56,407).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (20.6 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (141.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Floris, VA (1.4 miles ),
Chantilly, VA (1.6 miles ),
McNair, VA (1.7 miles ),
Reston, VA (2.0 miles ),
Fair Lakes, VA (2.0 miles ),
Herndon, VA (2.0 miles ),
Centreville, VA (2.3 miles ),
South Riding, VA (2.4 miles )

Latitude: 38.91 N, Longitude: 77.40 W

Distribution of median household income in Franklin Farm, VA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Franklin Farm, VA in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.5%
Virginia:

3.0%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 84.4. This is about average.

City:

84.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.318. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.318
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.36. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.36
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.685. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.685
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.45. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.45
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00212. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00212
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Franklin Farm-area historical tornado activity is above Virginia state average. It is 7% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/24/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.9 miles away from the Franklin Farm place center injured 2 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 tornado 27.6 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Franklin Farm-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 95.7 miles away from Franklin Farm 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 238.6 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 121.9 miles away from Franklin Farm center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 272.2 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 122.7 miles away from the city 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 88.0 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).

Hospitals and medical centers near Franklin Farm:

  • INOVA FAIR OAKS HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; FAIRFAX, VA)
  • DYNAMIC HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; CHANTILLY, VA)
  • RENAL CAREPARTNERS OF RESTON LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; RESTON, VA)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-FAIR OAKS (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; FAIRFAX, VA)
  • NATIONAL HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; HERNDON, VA)
  • VITAS INNOVATIVE HOSPICE CARE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; HERNDON, VA)
  • RESTON SURGERY CENTER (Hospital, about 4 miles away; RESTON, VA)

Amtrak stations near Franklin Farm:

  • 4 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.
  • 12 miles: MANASSAS (9500 WEST ST.) . Services: public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 18 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Franklin Farm:

  • Stratford University (about 6 miles; Fairfax, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,570)
  • George Mason University (about 8 miles; Fairfax, VA; FT enrollment: 26,002)
  • Northern Virginia Community College (about 11 miles; Annandale, VA; FT enrollment: 35,721)
  • Medtech Institute (about 13 miles; Falls Church, VA; FT enrollment: 2,900)
  • Marymount University (about 15 miles; Arlington, VA; FT enrollment: 3,361)
  • American University (about 17 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 9,850)
  • Strayer University-Virginia (about 17 miles; Arlington, VA; FT enrollment: 7,005)
See full list of schools located in Franklin Farm

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Notable locations in Franklin Farm: Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department Station 31 Fox Mill (A), Fairfax County Fire Station Company 31 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Fox Mill Shopping Center (1), Franklin Farm Village Shopping Center (2), McLearen Square Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Franklin Farm include: Community of Faith United Methodist Church (A), Southview Community Church (B). 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
Average household size:
This place:

3.1 people
Virginia:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

89.0%
Whole state:

67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

2.2%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Franklin Farm:

Marital status in Franklin Farm, VA
  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 64.5%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 5.1%

For population 25 years and over in Franklin Farm:

  • High school or higher: 97.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 75.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 36.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Virginia average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Franklin Farm
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Franklin Farm, VA (based on Fairfax County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

1.81 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

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

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

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
Here:

1.62 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

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

6.90 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Fairfax County:

7.2%
State:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Fairfax County:

22.2%
Virginia:

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

27.6%
Virginia:

18.6%

8.52% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($83,583 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.52%
Virginia average:

9.50%

0.26% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,442 average AGI)
Fairfax County:

0.26%
Virginia average:

0.18%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Arlington County, VA  0.86% ($98,359 average AGI)
from Alexandria city, VA  0.79% ($84,752)
from Prince William County, VA  0.56% ($64,073)


9.86% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($93,047 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.86%
Virginia average:

9.76%

0.25% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,753 average AGI)
Fairfax County:

0.25%
Virginia average:

0.17%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Loudoun County, VA  1.13% ($104,678 average AGI)
to Prince William County, VA  0.99% ($64,323)
to Arlington County, VA  0.70% ($82,900)

Strongest AM radio stations in Franklin Farm:

  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • 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.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WTNT (570 AM; 5 kW; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMAL (630 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WABS (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WFAX (1220 AM; 5 kW; FALLS CHURCH, VA; Owner: NEWCOMB BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Franklin Farm:

  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WETA (90.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAVA (105.1 FM; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • W228BA (93.5 FM; LEESBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WINC-FM (92.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPER (89.9 FM; CULPEPER, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO INC.)
  • 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)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Franklin Farm:

  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • W42BE (Channel 42; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: FAIRFAX LOW POWER CO.)
  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNVT (Channel 53; GOLDVEIN, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WFPT (Channel 62; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)
Fatal accident count

Franklin Farm fatal accident list:

Oct 4, 2013 03:51 PM, Cr-668, Lat: 38.922478, Lon: -77.411072, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 20, 2012 12:56 AM, Cr- 7100, Lat: 38.909806, Lon: -77.404131, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 24, 2011 01:50 AM, Fairfax County Pkwy, Lat: 38.920967, Lon: -77.396986, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 7.4mTotal length
  • $575,000Total costs
  • 156,419Total average daily traffic
  • 864Total average daily truck traffic
  • 139,949Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Franklin Farm, VA
  • 48.6%Electricity
  • 47.1%Utility gas
  • 3.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.2%Solar energy
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Franklin Farm, VA
  • 69.5%Electricity
  • 24.8%Utility gas
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Franklin Farm compared to Virginia state average:

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

Franklin Farm on our top lists:

  • #29 on the list of "Top 100 cities with biggest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: computer and mathematical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: professional, scientific, and technical services (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Master's or Doctorate degrees (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: business and financial operations occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of family households, population 10,000+"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 100 best educated cities (highest percentage of bachelor degree holding residents) (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Afghanistan (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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