Demographics and Statistical Profile

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Basic Demographics

Measurement Source
Population    23,257 UVA Weldon Cooper Center (2016)
  24,164 U.S. Census Bureau (2016)
Housing Units (2017)   8,968 City of Fairfax
Registered Voters (2016) 15,500 Fairfax Electoral Board
Public School Membership (2016)   3,125 Fairfax School Board
Median Household Income (2013) $105,297 U.S. Census Bureau ACS (2011-15)
Educational Attainment, age 25+ (2013)
  High school graduate or higher 92.4% U.S. Census Bureau ACS (2011-15)
  Bachelor’s degree or higher 54.9% U.S. Census Bureau ACS (2011-15)
  Graduate or Professional degree 23.7% U.S. Census Bureau ACS (2011-15)
Labor Force (2016 annual) 12,950 Virginia Employment Commission
Unemployment Rate (2016 annual) 3.0%
Employees Working in City (2016 annual) 19,227
Employers in City (2016 annual) 1,756

 

Population Components

Race/Ethnicity  Age
White 57.2% 0-19 24.6%
Asian 17.3% 20-34 20.1%
Hispanic 17.1% 35-49 19.2%
Black   5.3% 50-64 19.6%
Other/Mixed   3.1% 65+ 16.5%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2016 population estimates.
Note: White, Asian and Black categories include non-Hispanics only.

 

Housing Values, 2016 (Numbers and Assessed Value of Housing Units, by Type)

Type of Housing Unit # of Units % of City Total % of Housing Units Type Avg. Assessed Value
Single-family Housing Units 6,465 72%
 
Single-family detached 4,902 55% 76% $558,000
Townhouse 1,115 12% 17% $510,000
Duplex   268 3% 4% $315,000
Single-family attached   180 2% 3% $740,000
Multifamily Housing Units 2,504 28%
 
Condominium 1,175 13% 47% $218,000
Apartment Unit 1,329 15% 53% n/a
Total, All City Housing Units 8,969

 

 

 

Infrastructure

City land area 6.3 sq. miles (4,019 acres)
Public Open Space 488 acres
Arterial roads 16 miles
Collector/local roads 54 miles
Sewer lines 97 miles
Water lines 182 miles

 

Financial, 2017

Residential Real Estate Tax Rate  $1.06 per $100 of assessed value
Commercial Real Estate Tax Rate $1.165 per $100 of assessed value
Personal Property Tax Rate $4.13 per $100 of assessed value

 

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