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Population (year 2000): 21,498. Estimated population in July 2005: 21,963 (+2.2% change)
Males: 10,484 (48.8%), Females: 11,014 (51.2%)

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Median resident age: 37.0 years
Median household income: $67,642 (year 2000)
Median house value: $192,100 (year 2000)

Fairfax, VA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Fairfax:

  • White Non-Hispanic (66.7%)
  • Hispanic (13.6%)
  • Other race (6.2%)
  • Black (5.1%)
  • Two or more races (3.3%)
  • Korean (2.9%)
  • Asian Indian (2.6%)
  • Chinese (2.0%)
  • Vietnamese (1.9%)
  • Other Asian (1.5%)
  • Filipino (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (13.0%), Irish (12.3%), English (11.2%), United States (5.6%), Italian (4.0%), Scottish (3.5%).Virginia

Elevation: 447 feet

Land area: 6.3 square miles

Fairfax,

For population 25 years and over in Fairfax

  • High school or higher: 88.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fairfax city

  • Never married: 28.6%
  • Now married: 54.8%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

25.4% Foreign born (12.0% Asia, 9.6% Latin America, 2.7% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,555 (+7.8%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: VA Burke, (5.4 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: DC Washington, (20.4 miles pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (168.2 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: VA (2.3 miles Oakton, VA (3.2 miles Mantua, VA Vienna, (4.4 miles VA (4.5 miles Merrifield, VA Burke, (5.4 miles Loring, VA (5.7 miles Dunn Trap, VA (5.9 miles Wolf VA (6.5 miles Annandale,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 98 buildings, average cost: $89,800
  • 1997: 69 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 1998: 58 buildings, average cost: $99,300
  • 1999: 79 buildings, average cost: $91,000
  • 2000: 166 buildings, average cost: $107,900
  • 2001: 95 buildings, average cost: $105,200
  • 2002: 27 buildings, average cost: $97,800
  • 2003: 16 buildings, average cost: $216,300
  • 2004: 47 buildings, average cost: $197,200
  • 2005: 28 buildings, average cost: $254,500

Latitude: 38.85 N, Longitude: 77.30 W

Fairfax, Virginia business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (19.6%), Educational,health and social services (16.8%), Public administration (10.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +19,536 (+90.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,712 (22.9%)

Crime in Fairfax (1999):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 6 rapes (28.6 per 100,000)
  • 14 robberies (66.8 per 100,000)
  • 23 assaults (109.8 per 100,000)
  • 89 burglaries (424.9 per 100,000)
  • 714 thefts (3408.8 per 100,000)
  • 62 auto thefts (296.0 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 237.0 (higher means more crime, US average = 339.3)

Crime in Fairfax (2000):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 5 rapes (23.5 per 100,000)
  • 4 robberies (18.8 per 100,000)
  • 25 assaults (117.3 per 100,000)
  • 70 burglaries (328.4 per 100,000)
  • 584 thefts (2739.7 per 100,000)
  • 49 auto thefts (229.9 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 187.8 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.1)

Average climate in Fairfax, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Fairfax-area historical tornado activity is above Virginia state average. It is 32% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.6 miles away from the Fairfax city center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 4/1/1973, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.0 miles away from the city center injured 37 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Andrew Hoffman - 2005 NFL player (Cleveland Browns, born: Feb 15, 1982), Charlie Garner - 2005 NFL player (Tampa Bay Buccaneers, born: Feb 13, 1972), Shawn Camp - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Kansas City Royals, born: Nov 18, 1975), Stephen Marino - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 3/10/80), Ahmad Smith - College basketball player (St. Bonaventure Bonnies), Antonio Webb - College basketball player (Bethune Cookman Wildcats), Cody Grimm - College football player (Virginia Tech Hokies), Jake Patten - College football player (Virginia Tech Hokies), Jose Olivero - College basketball player (Lehigh Mountain Hawks), Owen Schmitt - College football player (West Virginia Mountaineers).

Main business address for: WEBMETHODS INC (SERVICES-COMPUTER PROGRAMMING SERVICES), SRA INTERNATIONAL INC (SERVICES-COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, DATA PROCESSING, ETC.), ALLIANCE BANKSHARES CORP (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS), KAISER GROUP HOLDINGS INC (HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT), ANTEON INTERNATIONAL CORP (SERVICES-COMPUTER INTEGRATED SYSTEMS DESIGN), MANTECH INTERNATIONAL CORP (SERVICES-MANAGEMENT SERVICES), PEC SOLUTIONS INC (SERVICES-COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, DATA PROCESSING, ETC.), AMERICAN MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS INC (SERVICES-COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, DATA PROCESSING, ETC.) and 1 other public companies.


Hospital/medical center in Fairfax:
  • INOVA FAIR OAKS HOSPITAL (3600 JOSEPH DIEWICK DR)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Fairfax:
  • INOVA FAIRFAX HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; FALLS CHURCH, VA)
  • NORTHERN VIRGINIA MENTAL HEALTH INSTI (about 9 miles; FALLS CHURCH, VA)
  • DOMINION HOSP (about 11 miles; FALLS CHURCH, VA)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fairfax:
  • WASHINGTON DULLES INTERNATIONAL (about 12 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: IAD)
  • RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL (about 19 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: DCA)
  • ANDREWS AFB (about 31 miles; CAMP SPRINGS, MD; ID: ADW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Fairfax:
  • MANASSAS REGIONAL/HARRY P. DAVIS FIELD (about 17 miles; MANASSAS, VA; ID: HEF)
  • SOUTH CAPITOL STREET (about 22 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: 09W)
  • LEESBURG EXECUTIVE (about 23 miles; LEESBURG, VA; ID: JYO)

Amtrak stations near Fairfax:
  • 12 miles: LORTON (AUTO-TRAIN) (LORTON, 8006 LORTON RD.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 13 miles: DULLES INTERNATIONAL AP'T (HERNDON, DULLES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: MANASSAS (9500 WEST ST.). Services: public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 63 $305,552 $58,200 4 $13,459
Police Protection - Officers 60 $404,093 $80,818 0 $0
Financial Administration 17 $84,287 $59,496 3 $7,209
Other Government Administration 21 $123,287 $70,449 10 $16,032
Police - Other 12 $56,577 $56,577 6 $11,885
Firefighters 46 $306,145 $79,863 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $4,080 $48,960 0 $0
Streets and Highways 29 $147,437 $61,008 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 18 $63,836 $42,557 0 $0
Sewerage 5 $16,324 $39,177 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 16 $43,290 $32,467 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2 $10,594 $63,564 0 $0
Water Supply 25 $128,718 $61,784 0 $0
Transit 26 $112,759 $52,042 8 $19,880
Totals for Government 341 $1,806,978 $63,588 31 $68,464
Colleges/Universities in Fairfax:
  • GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 16,564; Location: 4400 UNIVERSITY DR; Public; Website: www.gmu.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • OMEGA TRAVEL SCHOOL (Location: 3102 OMEGA OFFICE PK STE 101; Private, for-profit)
  • PARA-LEGAL INSTITUTE (Location: 9402A LEE HWY; Private, for-profit)
  • MOSELY INSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION (Location: 11216 WAPLES MILL RD STE 105; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Fairfax:
  • NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 7 miles; ANNANDALE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 19,406)
  • MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; ARLINGTON, VA; FT enrollment: 2,479)
  • AMERICAN UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 8,859)
  • UNIVERSITY OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (about 18 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 3,223)
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 19 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 16,045)
  • MONTGOMERY COLLEGE (about 19 miles; ROCKVILLE, MD; FT enrollment: 11,829)
  • GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 11,674)
Public high schools in Fairfax:
  • ROBINSON SECONDARY (Students: 4,378; Location: 5035 SIDEBURN RD; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • FAIRFAX HIGH (Students: 2,127; Location: 3500 OLD LEE HWY; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • WOODSON HIGH (Students: 1,905; Location: 9525 MAIN ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • WOODSON ADULT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 340; Location: 9525 MAIN STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Fairfax:
  • BETHLEHEM BAPT CHRISTIAN ACAD (Students: 477; Location: 4601 WEST OX ROAD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • FAIRFAX BAPTIST TEMPLE ACAD (Students: 274; Location: 9524 BRADDOCK ROAD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • WAY OF FAITH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 171; Location: 8800 ARLINGTON BOULEVARD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • THE NEW SCH OF NORTHERN VA (Students: 98; Location: 9431 SILVER KING CT; Grades: 4 - 12)
  • OAK VALLEY CENTER (Students: 55; Location: 3953 PENDER DRIVE STE 105; Grades: 4 - 12)
  • THE KELLAR SCHOOL (Students: 39; Location: 10396 DEMOCRACY LANE; Grades: 6 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Fairfax:
  • FROST MIDDLE (Students: 1,081; Location: 4101 PICKETT RD; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • LANIER MIDDLE (Students: 937; Location: 3710 BEVAN DR; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • MANTUA ELEM. (Students: 899; Location: 9107 HORNER COURT; Grades: PK - 06)
  • BONNIE BRAE ELEM. (Students: 894; Location: 5420 SIDEBURN RD; Grades: PK - 06)
  • DANIELS RUN ELEM (Students: 840; Location: 3705 OLD LEE HWY; Grades: PK - 06)
  • WILLOW SPRINGS ELEM. (Students: 820; Location: 5400 WILLOW SPRGS SCH RD; Grades: PK - 06)
  • LAUREL RIDGE ELEM. (Students: 800; Location: 10110 COMMONWEALTH BLVD; Grades: PK - 06)
  • NAVY ELEM. (Students: 790; Location: 3500 W OX RD; Grades: PK - 06)
  • GREENBRIAR EAST ELEM. (Students: 781; Location: 13006 POINT PLEASANT DR; Grades: PK - 06)
  • LEES CORNER (Students: 745; Location: 13500 HOLLINGER AVE; Grades: PK - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Fairfax:
  • ST. LEO THE GREAT SCHOOL (Students: 561; Location: 3704 OLD LEE HIGHWAY; Grades: PK - 8)
  • TRINITY CHRISTIAN (Students: 333; Location: 10520 MAIN ST; Grades: 1 - 11)
  • TALENT HOUSE PRIVATE SCHOOL (Students: 261; Location: 9211 ARLINGTON BOULEVARD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • TRURO PRESCHOOL AND KINDERGART (Students: 216; Location: 10520 MAIN ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • GESHER JEWISH DAY SCHOOL (Students: 204; Location: 8900 LITTLE RIVER TURNPIKE; Grades: KG - 7)
  • UNIVERSITY VIEW CHILD CARE CNT (Students: 131; Location: 4915 OX ROAD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MONT. SCH. OF CEDAR LANE (Students: 100; Location: 3035 CEDAR LN.; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Fairfax:
  • FAIRFAX COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $33,269,275; Location: 12000 GOVERNMENT CTR PKWY STE 324; 2,504,308 books; 60,925 audio materials; 11,130 video materials; 3,408 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Fairfax: Army Navy Country Club (A), Kamp Washington (B), Pickett Industrial Park (C), Fairfax Circle (D), Fairfax Circle Office (E), Fifty-Sixty Six Office Plaza (F), Fairfax City Hall (G), Fairfax City Regional Library (H), Fairfax County Courthouse (I), Fairfax County Fire Headquarters Company 13 (J), Fairfax County Fire Station Company 33 (K), Fairfax County Judicial Center (L), Fairfax County Municipal Center (M), Fairfax County Police Headquarters (N), Fairfax County School Board Administration (O), Fairfax Ice Arena (P), Fairfax Police Station (Q), Massey Administration Building (R), Fire Station Company 3 (S), Virginia Department of Transportation (T).

Shopping Centers: Kamp Washington Shopping Center (1), Baliwick Shopping Center (2), Pickett Shopping Center (3), University Shopping Center (4), Turnpike Shopping Center (5), Circle Plaza Shopping Center (6), Courthouse Plaza Shopping Center (7).

Churches in Fairfax include: Saint Leos Catholic Church (A), Truro Episcopal Church (B), Kingdom Hall Jehovahs Witness Church (C), Fairfax Baptist Church (D), Fairfax Christian Church (E), Fairfax Methodist Church (F), Fairfax Presbyterian Church (G), Mount Calvary Baptist Church (H).

Cemetery: Fairfax Cemetery (1).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Daniels Run (A).

Parks in Fairfax include: Van Dyck Park (1), Pickett Park (2), Providence Park (3), Daniels Run Park (4), Plantation Park (5), Cobbdale Park (6), Ranger Road Park (7), Bells Bird Sanctuary Park (8), City of Fairfax Historic District (9).

Post offices: Turnpike Post Office (A), Fairfax City Main Post Office (B).


Fairfax compared to Virginia state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Fairfax:
  • WDCT (1310 AM; 5 kW; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, LTD.)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WFAX (1220 AM; 5 kW; FALLS CHURCH, VA; Owner: NEWCOMB BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WABS (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WKDL (730 AM; 8 kW; ALEXANDRIA, VA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALEXANDRIA LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZHF (1390 AM; 5 kW; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTNT (570 AM; 5 kW; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
Strongest FM radio stations in Fairfax:
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WJZW (105.9 FM; WOODBRIDGE, VA; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WMZQ-FM (98.7 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WETA (90.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAVA (105.1 FM; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGMS-FM (103.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WAMU (88.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE EXEC. COMM. OF THE BD. OF TRUSTEES OF AMERICAN UNIV.)
  • WMMJ (102.3 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPFW (89.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)
  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • W228BA (93.5 FM; LEESBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
TV broadcast stations around Fairfax:
  • W42BE (Channel 42; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: FAIRFAX LOW POWER CO.)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNVT (Channel 53; GOLDVEIN, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WFPT (Channel 62; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)

 

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