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 (2015)   8,941 City of Fairfax
Registered Voters (2015) 15,500 Fairfax Electoral Board
Public School Membership (2015)   3,170 Fairfax School Board
Median Household Income (2012) $100,584 U.S. Census Bureau ACS (2010-14)
Educational Attainment, age 25+ (2010)
  High school graduate or higher 91.7% U.S. Census Bureau ACS (2010-14)
  Bachelor’s degree or higher 53.5% U.S. Census Bureau ACS (2010-14)
  Graduate or Professional degree 23.0% U.S. Census Bureau ACS (2010-14)
Labor Force (2015 annual) 13,242 Virginia Employment Commission
Unemployment Rate (2015 annual) 3.4%
Employees Working in City (2014 annual) 19,664
Employers in City (2014 annual) 1,620

 

Population Components

Race/Ethnicity  Age
White 60.2% 0-19 23.5%
Hispanic 16.3% 20-34 21.5%
Asian 14.7% 35-49 20.9%
Black   4.6% 50-64 19.9%
Other/Mixed   4.3% 65+ 14.2%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau ACS 2010-14.
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 6,403 72%
 
Single-family detached 4,890 55% 76% $547,000
Townhouse 1,065 12% 17% $508,000
Duplex   268 3% 4% $320,000
Single-family attached   180 2% 3% $719,000
Multifamily Housing Units 2,552 28%
 
Condominium 1,113 12% 44% $217,000
Apartment Unit 1,439 16% 56% n/a
Total, All City Housing Units 8,955

 

 

 

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, 2016

Residential Real Estate Tax Rate  $1.062 per $100 of assessed value
Commercial Real Estate Tax Rate $1.157 per $100 of assessed value
Personal Property Tax Rate $4.13 per $100 of assessed value

 

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