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Fairfax

Welcome to Fairfax, Virginia – a thriving and diverse community that combines rich history with modern living. Nestled in the heart of Northern Virginia, Fairfax offers an enticing blend of cultural richness, top-rated schools, and accessibility to the nation's capital, making it an attractive destination for homebuyers seeking a balanced lifestyle.

Fairfax City boasts a deep-rooted history dating back to the 18th century. Historic sites like the Fairfax County Courthouse and Old Town Fairfax provide a glimpse into the city's heritage, offering residents a unique sense of place.

Families in Fairfax benefit from a nationally recognized school system. Fairfax County Public Schools consistently rank among the best in the country, ensuring an excellent education for children.

Fairfax's prime location offers easy access to Washington, D.C., via major highways and Metro stations. Commuters can enjoy a stress-free journey to work while having the nation's capital at their fingertips for cultural, dining, and entertainment experiences.

Fairfax is a hub of cultural activity, with a thriving arts scene, live music venues, and numerous festivals throughout the year. The George Mason University Center for the Arts offers world-class performances, while Old Town Fairfax hosts local artisans and community events.

Explore Fairfax's beautiful parks, including Burke Lake Park and the W&OD Trail, perfect for hiking, biking, and picnicking. The city's commitment to green spaces ensures ample opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts.

Fairfax's diverse dining scene features international cuisine, farm-to-table dining, and family-friendly eateries. Fairfax City and nearby Fair Oaks Mall offer a wide array of shopping options, from boutique stores to major retailers.

Fairfax offers a variety of housing options, from historic homes with character to modern condos and townhouses. Whether you're seeking a tight-knit community or a low-maintenance lifestyle, Fairfax has the ideal home for you.

In Fairfax, you'll discover a blend of history, culture, and modernity that creates a unique and vibrant community. Join us in Fairfax, where every day brings a harmonious mix of tradition and progress, offering an exceptional place to call home.

Overview for Fairfax, VA

23,980 people live in Fairfax, where the median age is 37.7 and the average individual income is $57,091. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

23,980

Total Population

37.7 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$57,091

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Fairfax, VA

Fairfax has 9,090 households, with an average household size of 2.58. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Fairfax do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 23,980 people call Fairfax home. The population density is 3,842.67 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

23,980

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

37.7

Median Age

48.84 / 51.16%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
9,090

Total Households

2.58

Average Household Size

$57,091

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Fairfax, VA

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The following schools are within or nearby Fairfax. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
4/5
Providence Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
2/5
Leport Montessori Fairfax
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Paul VI Catholic High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
St Leo The Great School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Daniels Run Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
1/5
The New School Of Northern Virginia
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
Truro Preschool & Kindergarten
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PRIVATE
1st - 12th
No rating available

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