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Fairfax County, Virginia (VA)

County population in 2019: 1,147,532 (99% urban, 1% rural); it was 969,749 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 230,326
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 41,907
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 248,858
Renter-occupied apartments: 119,394 (it was 101,856 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

33%

Land area: 395 sq. mi.

Water area: 11.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 2905 people per square mile   (very high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Fairfax County: 170.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (25.9%), Educational, health and social services (18.2%), Public administration (11.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 73%
  • Government: 22%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 5%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Fairfax County, VA (2019)
    • 570,95149.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 227,08219.8%Asian alone
    • 189,51516.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 112,9489.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 38,3843.3%Two or more races
    • 5,4860.5%Some other race alone
    • 2,4960.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 6700.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

38.4 years
Virginia median age:

38.5 years
Males: 569,456  (49.6%)
Females: 578,076  (50.4%)
Average household size:
Fairfax County:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $128,374 ($81,050 in 1999)
This county:

$128,374
Virginia:

$76,456

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $1,801 (lower quartile is $1,510, upper quartile is $2,210)
This county:

$1801
State:

$1091


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $586,200 (it was $222,400 in 2000)
Fairfax:

$586,200
Virginia:

$288,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $426,800 - $771,300

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $765,165
Here:

$765,165
State:

$377,025

Townhouses or other attached units: $444,733
Here:

$444,733
State:

$384,010

In 2-unit structures: $338,878
Here:

$338,878
State:

$299,685

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $364,089
Here:

$364,089
State:

$265,498

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $327,336
Here:

$327,336
State:

$344,101

Mobile homes: $77,033
Here:

$77,033
State:

$76,756

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $2,763
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $883

Institutionalized population: 3,077
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Health of residents in Fairfax County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.8. This is significantly better than average.
86.3% of residents exercised in the past month. This is more than average.
33.7% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is less than average.
66.7% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
81.3% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is more than average.
Average weight of males is 188 pounds. This is less than average.
Average weight of females is 150 pounds. This is less than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4586 buildings, average cost: $112,400
  • 1998: 4436 buildings, average cost: $118,700
  • 1999: 4220 buildings, average cost: $113,300
  • 2000: 3818 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2001: 3498 buildings, average cost: $121,900
  • 2002: 2982 buildings, average cost: $133,700
  • 2003: 3138 buildings, average cost: $153,000
  • 2004: 2964 buildings, average cost: $158,800
  • 2005: 2276 buildings, average cost: $145,200
  • 2006: 1423 buildings, average cost: $154,500
  • 2007: 1268 buildings, average cost: $165,900
  • 2008: 892 buildings, average cost: $172,900
  • 2009: 769 buildings, average cost: $178,200
  • 2010: 896 buildings, average cost: $174,400
  • 2011: 785 buildings, average cost: $179,900
  • 2012: 706 buildings, average cost: $197,300
  • 2013: 722 buildings, average cost: $201,200
  • 2014: 925 buildings, average cost: $213,300
  • 2015: 823 buildings, average cost: $223,000
  • 2016: 885 buildings, average cost: $227,200
  • 2017: 1034 buildings, average cost: $230,300
  • 2018: 1058 buildings, average cost: $235,600
  • 2019: 1118 buildings, average cost: $237,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Fairfax, VA residents
Average permit cost in Fairfax, 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: $5,996 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $6,364 (1.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Fairfax, VA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Fairfax, VA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Fairfax, VA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 6.0%
Fairfax County:

6.0%
Virginia:

9.9%
(3.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.7% for Black residents, 9.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.2% for American Indian residents, 18.4% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 11.3% for other race residents, 8.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 38.4 years old
(Males: 37.6 years old, Females: 39.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.5 years old, Black residents: 35.6 years old, American Indian residents: 38.3 years old, Asian residents: 39.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31.4 years old, Other race residents: 31.6 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 Fairfax 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: Burke, Reston, Annandale, Centreville, Chantilly, McLean, Franconia, Springfield, Oakton, West Falls Church.

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

2018 air pollution in Fairfax County:

Carbon Monoxide: 0.339 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.01 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.031 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 6.5 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.001 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Bond County, Illinois , Calvert County, Maryland , Cumberland County, Illinois , Gunnison County, Colorado , Sacramento County, California , Wyandotte County, Kansas .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.5%
Virginia:

4.6%

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

Current college students: 62,896
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 62.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 360,500 (57.0% naturalized citizens)

Fairfax County:

31.4%
Whole state:

12.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 101,6592010 or later
  • 91,1892000 to 2009
  • 76,8251990 to 1999
  • 70,8971980 to 1989
  • 34,4161970 to 1979
  • 19,523Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 52.7%

Fairfax County marital status for males Fairfax County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 192,504
  • One, attached: 94,728
  • Two: 1,830
  • 3 or 4: 6,256
  • 5 to 9: 19,625
  • 10 to 19: 43,069
  • 20 to 49: 11,253
  • 50 or more: 44,041
  • Mobile homes: 2,473
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 294

Housing units in Fairfax County with a mortgage: 200,411 (4,356 second mortgage, 27,667 home equity loan, 1,382 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 69,274

Here:

74.3% with mortgage
State:

67.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Fairfax County

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-
Fairfax 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: 182
Fairfax County:

1.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
This 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.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 693
This county:

6.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Fairfax County:

7.2%
Virginia:

9.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Fairfax County:

22.2%
State:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

27.6%
State:

18.6%

Agriculture in Fairfax County:

Average size of farms: 66 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $35,551
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $2189.42
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 79.42%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 17.94%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $48,617
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 20.23%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $37,067
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 72.19%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 11.77
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.85%
Corn for grain: 255 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 72 harvested acres
Vegetables: 8 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 7 acres

Earthquake activity:

Fairfax County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 56% 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 74.4 miles away from Fairfax 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 73.1 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 87.0 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 93.7 miles away from the county 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 121.6 miles away from Fairfax 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 247.5 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 Remnants of Tropical Storm Lee, Incident Period: September 08, 2011 to September 09, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4045: November 17, 2011, FEMA Id: 4045, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • 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 Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 18, 2009 to December 20, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1874: February 16, 2010, FEMA Id: 1874, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Virginia Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 23, 2006 to July 06, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1655: July 13, 2006, FEMA Id: 1655, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Fairfax County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
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, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Fairfax

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 520,315 (77.7%)
  • Carpooled: 60,498 (9.0%)
  • Bus: 11,834 (1.8%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 8,693 (1.3%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 1,717 (0.3%)
  • Light rail, streetcar or trolley: 108 (0.0%)
  • Ferryboat: 41 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 10,007 (1.5%)
  • Bicycle: 1,341 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 12,109 (1.8%)
  • Worked at home: 42,851 (6.4%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Retail trade (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)

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


  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (15%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • El Salvador (11%)
  • India (10%)
  • Korea (7%)
  • Vietnam (7%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (6%)
  • Bolivia (3%)
  • Peru (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Fairfax County


  • American (4%)
  • European (4%)
  • German (4%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • English (3%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Ethiopian (2%)

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

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

  • 2,778 people in state prisons
  • 2,475 people in nursing homes
  • 2,462 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 971 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 498 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 330 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 196 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 163 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 141 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 76 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 62 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents
  • 51 people in religious group quarters
  • 48 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 17 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 10 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 10 people in other group homes
  • 9 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 6 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 4 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill

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

  • 4,728 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,646 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 1,207 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 384 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 358 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 300 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 204 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 160 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 123 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 79 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 55 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 43 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $135,657.

8.52% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($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%

3.65% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($34,508 average AGI)
4.61% relocated from other states ($45,633 average AGI)
Fairfax County:

4.61%
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 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)
from Loudoun County, VA  0.54% ($89,175)
from Montgomery County, MD  0.34% ($87,308)
from Prince George's County, MD  0.32% ($43,870)
from District of Columbia, DC  0.29% ($109,430)


9.86% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($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%

4.56% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($37,672 average AGI)
5.05% relocated to other states ($52,623 average AGI)
Fairfax County:

5.05%
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 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)
to Alexandria city, VA  0.63% ($64,227)
to District of Columbia, DC  0.33% ($78,347)
to Prince George's County, MD  0.31% ($46,346)
to Montgomery County, MD  0.27% ($78,625)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.7
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 13.2

Births per 1000 population in Fairfax County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 4.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 4.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 4.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Fairfax County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2018: 4.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Fairfax County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Fairfax County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Fairfax County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Fairfax County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Fairfax County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Fairfax County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Fairfax County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 93,374 (86,476 aged, 6,898 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 21,855 (8%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (5,521)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (4,502)
  • Unspecified dementia (4,208)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (3,616)
  • Congestive heart failure (2,819)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (2,804)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (2,596)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (2,421)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (2,334)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (2,127)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.2
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,293
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 20
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,560

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,534
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 436
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 56
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 96

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 14
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1
Fitness & recreation sports centers per 100,000 population in 2005: 3,222

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 73.4. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 32.2
  • Suffocation - 18.6
  • Poisoning - 13.3
  • Fall - 3.5
  • Other - 5.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,147,532
  • Male householders: 223,300 (37,652 living alone), Female householders: 176,886 (55,458 living alone)
  • 229,909 spouses (228,356 opposite-sex spouses), 17,181 unmarried partners, (16,334 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 357,459 children (339,835 natural, 8,258 adopted, 9,366 stepchildren), 13,494 grandchildren, 18,504 brothers or sisters, 28,534 parents, 117 foster children, 25,989 other relatives, 46,616 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 9,543

Size of family households: 105,554 2-persons, 68,874 3-persons, 63,794 4-persons, 26,368 5-persons, 9,600 6-persons, 6,844 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 93,110 1-person, 20,890 2-persons, 3,470 3-persons, 1,319 4-persons, 344 5-persons, 19 7-or-more-persons.

201,441 married couples with children.
43,898 single-parent households (9,956 men, 33,942 women).

60.3% of residents of Fairfax speak English at home.
14.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
8.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
12.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (59% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
4.5% of residents speak other language at home (71% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $17,383,378,000 ($17,329 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $9,796,915,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $2,395,603,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $338,280,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $9,019,000
Federal grants: $450,698,000
Federal procurement contracts: $12,820,256,000 ($8,539,138,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,369,521,000 ($656,021,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,178,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $804,962,000
Federal Government insurance: $423,004,000

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

Births: 76,179
Here:

76 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 23,017
Here:

23 per 1000 residents
State:

40 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +57,039
Here:

+57 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -71,865
Here -71 per 1000 residents
State +14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Fairfax County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 75.29 millions of gallons per day (0% from ground, 100% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.8
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.4

Year house built in Fairfax County, Virginia
  • Year house built in Fairfax County, Virginia
  • 16,3992014 or later
  • 8,5022010 to 2013
  • 45,1432000 to 2009
  • 65,9341990 to 1999
  • 93,7601980 to 1989
  • 83,4091970 to 1979
  • 57,3391960 to 1969
  • 33,6571950 to 1959
  • 8,2031940 to 1949
  • 3,7271939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Fairfax County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Fairfax County, Virginia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Fairfax County, Virginia
  • 7901 room
  • 1,2282 rooms
  • 7,3233 rooms
  • 19,3064 rooms
  • 25,7445 rooms
  • 34,9206 rooms
  • 32,9917 rooms
  • 39,0128 rooms
  • 108,3719+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fairfax County, Virginia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fairfax County, Virginia
  • 6,0001 room
  • 10,0562 rooms
  • 25,6273 rooms
  • 32,3644 rooms
  • 18,5715 rooms
  • 14,4476 rooms
  • 9,5697 rooms
  • 6,7158 rooms
  • 7,1529+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Fairfax County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Fairfax County, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Fairfax County, Virginia
  • 790no bedroom
  • 7,5031 bedroom
  • 30,9262 bedrooms
  • 82,5133 bedrooms
  • 96,1764 bedrooms
  • 51,7775+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fairfax County, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fairfax County, Virginia
  • 6,318no bedroom
  • 31,5011 bedroom
  • 51,0682 bedrooms
  • 27,4323 bedrooms
  • 11,1324 bedrooms
  • 3,0505+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Fairfax County, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Fairfax County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Fairfax County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 6,225no vehicle
  • 58,9511 vehicle
  • 129,6012 vehicles
  • 50,7683 vehicles
  • 17,0404 vehicles
  • 7,1005+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Fairfax County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Fairfax County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 11,411no vehicle
  • 59,6291 vehicle
  • 44,8642 vehicles
  • 9,8323 vehicles
  • 3,1234 vehicles
  • 1,6425+ vehicles

85.3% of Fairfax County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 44% lived in Virginia.

Fairfax County:

85.3%
State average:

84.7%

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

  • This state: 318,765
  • Other state: 437,867
  • Northeast: 133,222
  • Midwest: 75,488
  • South: 171,677
  • West: 57,480
Year householders moved into unit in Fairfax County, VA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Fairfax County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 62.2%Utility gas
  • 33.4%Electricity
  • 2.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.1%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 53.7%Electricity
  • 43.5%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 10,531
Here:

9.0%
Virginia:

10.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 7,307
Here:

10.9%
Virginia:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 8,547
Here:

15.0%
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

Fairfax County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $737,959,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $296,569,000
    Other: $103,221,000
    Solid Waste Management: $72,107,000
    Parks and Recreation: $58,689,000
    Housing and Community Development: $47,072,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $39,302,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $10,487,000
    Parking Facilities: $6,492,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $3,503,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $186,280,000
    Sewerage: $137,552,000
    Water Utilities: $57,753,000
    Parks and Recreation: $34,244,000
    Transit Utilities: $20,927,000
    Police Protection: $18,495,000
    Parking Facilities: $17,659,000
    Housing and Community Development: $15,376,000
    General - Other: $12,214,000
    Health - Other: $11,117,000
    Libraries: $5,771,000
    Regular Highways: $5,600,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,643,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,827,122,000
    General - Other: $431,738,000
    Health - Other: $326,593,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $251,931,000
    Police Protection: $220,794,000
    Local Fire Protection: $199,106,000
    Housing and Community Development: $143,531,000
    Transit Utilities: $133,098,000
    Sewerage: $128,075,000
    Parks and Recreation: $106,926,000
    Water Utilities: $90,287,000
    Solid Waste Management: $76,718,000
    General Public Buildings: $71,309,000
    Correctional Institutions: $65,419,000
    Central Staff Services: $60,900,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $49,775,000
    Financial Administration: $43,871,000
    Regular Highways: $30,284,000
    Libraries: $28,843,000
    Parking Facilities: $23,074,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $4,323,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $154,048,000
    Education: $11,025,000
    Sewerage: $5,315,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $106,042,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Transit Utilities: $202,228,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $7,817,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $885,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $820,000
    Other - Water Utilities: $715,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Water Utilities: $160,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $47,011,000
    Housing and Community Development: $6,806,000
    Water Utilities: $5,912,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,645,811,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,517,902,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,838,054,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,837,683,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $620,143,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $492,234,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $371,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $68,555,000
    General Revenue - Other: $41,116,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $12,300,000
    Special Assessments: $9,922,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,527,000
    Sale of Property: $468,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $21,258,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $19,370,000
    Police Protection: $2,406,000
    Health - Other: $2,247,000
    General - Other: $580,000
    Housing and Community Development: $66,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,744,254,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $195,252,000
    Transit Utilities: $12,759,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,873,312,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $767,707,000
    Other: $459,915,000
    Transit Utilities: $89,890,000
    Health and Hospitals: $18,846,000
    Sewerage: $2,261,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,300,000
    Highways: $789,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,182,207,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $251,962,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $168,485,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $112,377,000
    Other License: $52,804,000
    Other Selective Sales: $35,969,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $27,228,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $24,624,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,755,497,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $18,904,000

Fairfax County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $737,959,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $296,569,000
    Other: $103,221,000
    Solid Waste Management: $72,107,000
    Parks and Recreation: $58,689,000
    Housing and Community Development: $47,072,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $39,302,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $10,487,000
    Parking Facilities: $6,492,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $3,503,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $186,280,000
    Sewerage: $137,552,000
    Water Utilities: $57,753,000
    Parks and Recreation: $34,244,000
    Transit Utilities: $20,927,000
    Police Protection: $18,495,000
    Parking Facilities: $17,659,000
    Housing and Community Development: $15,376,000
    General - Other: $12,214,000
    Health - Other: $11,117,000
    Libraries: $5,771,000
    Regular Highways: $5,600,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,643,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,827,122,000
    General - Other: $431,738,000
    Health - Other: $326,593,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $251,931,000
    Police Protection: $220,794,000
    Local Fire Protection: $199,106,000
    Housing and Community Development: $143,531,000
    Transit Utilities: $133,098,000
    Sewerage: $128,075,000
    Parks and Recreation: $106,926,000
    Water Utilities: $90,287,000
    Solid Waste Management: $76,718,000
    General Public Buildings: $71,309,000
    Correctional Institutions: $65,419,000
    Central Staff Services: $60,900,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $49,775,000
    Financial Administration: $43,871,000
    Regular Highways: $30,284,000
    Libraries: $28,843,000
    Parking Facilities: $23,074,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $4,323,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $154,048,000
    Education: $11,025,000
    Sewerage: $5,315,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $106,042,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Transit Utilities: $202,228,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $7,817,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $885,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $820,000
    Other - Water Utilities: $715,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Water Utilities: $160,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $47,011,000
    Housing and Community Development: $6,806,000
    Water Utilities: $5,912,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,645,811,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,517,902,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,838,054,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,837,683,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $620,143,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $492,234,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $371,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $68,555,000
    General Revenue - Other: $41,116,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $12,300,000
    Special Assessments: $9,922,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,527,000
    Sale of Property: $468,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $21,258,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $19,370,000
    Police Protection: $2,406,000
    Health - Other: $2,247,000
    General - Other: $580,000
    Housing and Community Development: $66,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,744,254,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $195,252,000
    Transit Utilities: $12,759,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,873,312,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $767,707,000
    Other: $459,915,000
    Transit Utilities: $89,890,000
    Health and Hospitals: $18,846,000
    Sewerage: $2,261,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,300,000
    Highways: $789,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,182,207,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $251,962,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $168,485,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $112,377,000
    Other License: $52,804,000
    Other Selective Sales: $35,969,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $27,228,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $24,624,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,755,497,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $18,904,000

Fairfax County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $737,959,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $296,569,000
    Other: $103,221,000
    Solid Waste Management: $72,107,000
    Parks and Recreation: $58,689,000
    Housing and Community Development: $47,072,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $39,302,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $10,487,000
    Parking Facilities: $6,492,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $3,503,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $186,280,000
    Sewerage: $137,552,000
    Water Utilities: $57,753,000
    Parks and Recreation: $34,244,000
    Transit Utilities: $20,927,000
    Police Protection: $18,495,000
    Parking Facilities: $17,659,000
    Housing and Community Development: $15,376,000
    General - Other: $12,214,000
    Health - Other: $11,117,000
    Libraries: $5,771,000
    Regular Highways: $5,600,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,643,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,827,122,000
    General - Other: $431,738,000
    Health - Other: $326,593,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $251,931,000
    Police Protection: $220,794,000
    Local Fire Protection: $199,106,000
    Housing and Community Development: $143,531,000
    Transit Utilities: $133,098,000
    Sewerage: $128,075,000
    Parks and Recreation: $106,926,000
    Water Utilities: $90,287,000
    Solid Waste Management: $76,718,000
    General Public Buildings: $71,309,000
    Correctional Institutions: $65,419,000
    Central Staff Services: $60,900,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $49,775,000
    Financial Administration: $43,871,000
    Regular Highways: $30,284,000
    Libraries: $28,843,000
    Parking Facilities: $23,074,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $4,323,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $154,048,000
    Education: $11,025,000
    Sewerage: $5,315,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $106,042,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Transit Utilities: $202,228,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $7,817,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $885,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $820,000
    Other - Water Utilities: $715,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Water Utilities: $160,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $47,011,000
    Housing and Community Development: $6,806,000
    Water Utilities: $5,912,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,645,811,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,517,902,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,838,054,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,837,683,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $620,143,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $492,234,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $371,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $68,555,000
    General Revenue - Other: $41,116,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $12,300,000
    Special Assessments: $9,922,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,527,000
    Sale of Property: $468,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $21,258,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $19,370,000
    Police Protection: $2,406,000
    Health - Other: $2,247,000
    General - Other: $580,000
    Housing and Community Development: $66,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,744,254,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $195,252,000
    Transit Utilities: $12,759,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,873,312,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $767,707,000
    Other: $459,915,000
    Transit Utilities: $89,890,000
    Health and Hospitals: $18,846,000
    Sewerage: $2,261,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,300,000
    Highways: $789,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,182,207,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $251,962,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $168,485,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $112,377,000
    Other License: $52,804,000
    Other Selective Sales: $35,969,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $27,228,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $24,624,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,755,497,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $18,904,000

Fairfax County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $737,959,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $296,569,000
    Other: $103,221,000
    Solid Waste Management: $72,107,000
    Parks and Recreation: $58,689,000
    Housing and Community Development: $47,072,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $39,302,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $10,487,000
    Parking Facilities: $6,492,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $3,503,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $186,280,000
    Sewerage: $137,552,000
    Water Utilities: $57,753,000
    Parks and Recreation: $34,244,000
    Transit Utilities: $20,927,000
    Police Protection: $18,495,000
    Parking Facilities: $17,659,000
    Housing and Community Development: $15,376,000
    General - Other: $12,214,000
    Health - Other: $11,117,000
    Libraries: $5,771,000
    Regular Highways: $5,600,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,643,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,827,122,000
    General - Other: $431,738,000
    Health - Other: $326,593,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $251,931,000
    Police Protection: $220,794,000
    Local Fire Protection: $199,106,000
    Housing and Community Development: $143,531,000
    Transit Utilities: $133,098,000
    Sewerage: $128,075,000
    Parks and Recreation: $106,926,000
    Water Utilities: $90,287,000
    Solid Waste Management: $76,718,000
    General Public Buildings: $71,309,000
    Correctional Institutions: $65,419,000
    Central Staff Services: $60,900,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $49,775,000
    Financial Administration: $43,871,000
    Regular Highways: $30,284,000
    Libraries: $28,843,000
    Parking Facilities: $23,074,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $4,323,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $154,048,000
    Education: $11,025,000
    Sewerage: $5,315,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $106,042,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Transit Utilities: $202,228,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $7,817,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $885,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $820,000
    Other - Water Utilities: $715,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Water Utilities: $160,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $47,011,000
    Housing and Community Development: $6,806,000
    Water Utilities: $5,912,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,645,811,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,517,902,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,838,054,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,837,683,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $620,143,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $492,234,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $371,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $68,555,000
    General Revenue - Other: $41,116,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $12,300,000
    Special Assessments: $9,922,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,527,000
    Sale of Property: $468,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $21,258,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $19,370,000
    Police Protection: $2,406,000
    Health - Other: $2,247,000
    General - Other: $580,000
    Housing and Community Development: $66,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,744,254,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $195,252,000
    Transit Utilities: $12,759,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,873,312,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $767,707,000
    Other: $459,915,000
    Transit Utilities: $89,890,000
    Health and Hospitals: $18,846,000
    Sewerage: $2,261,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,300,000
    Highways: $789,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,182,207,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $251,962,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $168,485,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $112,377,000
    Other License: $52,804,000
    Other Selective Sales: $35,969,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $27,228,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $24,624,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,755,497,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $18,904,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 237
  • Number of aged recipients: 71
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 166
  • Number of recipients under 18: 51
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 100
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 86
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 50
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 110
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 164 full 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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6,223$342,8498,250$360,55834,659$332,3061,134$181,13914$25,003,0711,996$243,02112$97,250
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED265$326,366544$372,5002,257$333,776134$91,6041$2,000,000158$233,71512$60,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED563$303,188960$333,9537,700$357,813441$121,0163$768,333711$232,06633$56,939
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN786$319,8521,301$362,1867,398$353,300247$197,0773$4,583,333464$233,2444$186,250
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS131$292,069250$351,0641,843$348,66667$191,7010$0147$254,8374$43,250
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 158 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,190$321,609436$360,9665$233,600
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED351$337,376213$357,5777$281,857
APPLICATIONS DENIED162$325,636129$368,8293$182,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN93$335,16160$398,9171$576,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS47$320,12814$355,1431$113,000
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Fairfax, VA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Fairfax, VA - Value
Most common first names in Fairfax County, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2,38680.8 years
John2,29173.5 years
William2,06774.0 years
Robert1,61571.1 years
James1,59872.1 years
Charles1,16674.5 years
Margaret1,14080.5 years
Helen1,03281.8 years
George93675.8 years
Joseph92676.0 years
Most common last names in Fairfax County, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith73476.5 years
Johnson42073.6 years
Brown40876.8 years
Jones40274.7 years
Miller36676.4 years
Williams35674.6 years
Davis31376.2 years
Lee30476.4 years
Taylor27675.4 years
Anderson25276.2 years
Businesses in Fairfax County, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven77Johnny Rockets1
ALDO1Jones New York13
AMF Bowling3Journeys3
AT&T29Just Tires3
Abercrombie & Fitch2Justice1
Abercrombie Kids2KFC11
Ace Hardware2Kincaid1
Advance Auto Parts18Kmart5
Aeropostale2Kohl's4
Aerosoles2LA Fitness1
American Eagle Outfitters4La-Z-Boy2
Ann Taylor6Lane Bryant2
Apple Store3Lane Furniture9
Applebee's3LensCrafters3
Arby's4Levi Strauss & Co.1
Audi2Lowe's2
AutoZone3Macy's5
Avenue2Marriott23
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill4Marshalls4
Bakers2MasterBrand Cabinets51
Bally Total Fitness1Mazda4
Banana Republic4McDonald's50
Barnes & Noble4Men's Wearhouse5
Baskin-Robbins14Motel 61
Bath & Body Works5Motherhood Maternity8
Bebe3New Balance12
Bed Bath & Beyond5New York & Co3
Ben & Jerry's2Nike56
Best Western5Nissan5
Blockbuster9Nordstrom2
Brooks Brothers1Office Depot7
Brookstone2Old Country Buffet1
Budget Car Rental3Old Navy4
Burger King17Olive Garden3
Buybuy BABY1On The Border2
CVS34Outback7
Cache2Outback Steakhouse7
Caribou Coffee5Pac Sun2
Casual Male XL1Panda Express2
Catherines1Panera Bread14
Charlotte Russe2Papa John's Pizza14
Chevrolet4Payless14
Chick-Fil-A4Penske4
Chico's4PetSmart6
Chipotle20Pier 1 Imports4
Chuck E. Cheese's2Pizza Hut22
Church's Chicken1Plato's Closet1
Cinnabon 3Popeyes12
Circle K5Pottery Barn3
Clarks1Pottery Barn Kids2
Cold Stone Creamery7Qdoba Mexican Grill2
Coldwater Creek2Quality2
ColorTyme1Quiznos17
Comfort Inn7RadioShack24
Comfort Suites1Red Lobster1
Costco3Red Robin3
Crate & Barrel1Red Roof Inn1
Cricket Wireless14Rite Aid16
Curves7Ruby Tuesday6
DHL13SAS Shoes3
Dairy Queen14Safeway22
Days Inn1Saks Fifth Avenue1
Decora Cabinetry19Sears10
Dennys2Sephora4
Domino's Pizza20Sheraton3
DressBarn5Skechers USA1
Dressbarn5Spencer Gifts1
Dunkin Donuts12Sprint Nextel14
Eddie Bauer2Staples7
Express3Starbucks67
Extended Stay America5Subaru5
Extended Stay Deluxe2Subway47
Famous Footwear2T-Mobile27
FedEx196T.G.I. Driday's5
Finish Line3T.J.Maxx6
Firestone Complete Auto Care3Taco Bell14
Foot Locker4Talbots4
Ford6Target8
Forever 213The Cheesecake Factory2
GNC23The Limited3
GameStop12The Room Place4
Gap4Toyota5
Giant27Toys"R"Us8
Goodwill3Trader Joe's5
Gymboree3True Value1
H&M3U-Haul13
H&R Block21UPS192
Havertys Furniture1Urban Outfitters1
Haworth1Value City Furniture1
Hilton13Vans5
Holiday Inn12Verizon Wireless10
Hollister Co.2Victoria's Secret4
Home Depot6Volkswagen3
Homestead Studio Suites4Vons22
Honda4Walgreens8
Hot Topic2Walmart5
Houlihan's2Wendy's16
Hyatt7Westin3
Hyundai1Whole Foods Market5
IHOP5Wingate1
J. Jill2World Gym1
J.Crew3YMCA3
JCPenney2Z Gallerie1
JoS. A. Bank6

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