Livability.com Lists City of Fairfax in Top 100 Best Places to Live
The City of Fairfax been included in Livability.com's Top 100 Places to Live, outpacing more than 2,100 cities (with populations between 20,000 and 350,000) in this data-driven ranking.
According to Livability.com, the City of Fairfax — at number 27, one of three Virginia municipalities in the top 30 — is "home to George Mason University and a redeveloped and reenergized Old Town Fairfax downtown district that features six buildings on the National Register of Historic Places. The city has a strong economy and an upscale quality of life, and Fairfax hosts about a dozen community festivals each year."
Forty data points were used in this ranking, in the categories of economics, housing, amenities, infrastructure, demographics, social and civic capital, education and health care.
Livability is an online resources used for researching communities that publishes monthly and annual lists of cities, defining the best places to live in America.