Most Expensive Fairfax Station Neighborhoods
Fairfax Station is a somewhat small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 12,649 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Fairfax Station is the 65th largest community in Virginia.
Fairfax Station home prices are not only among the most expensive in Virginia, but Fairfax Station real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Fairfax Station is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 94.24% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Fairfax Station is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fairfax Station who work in management occupations (21.36%), teaching (9.78%) and computer science and math (9.60%).
Also of interest is that Fairfax Station has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Fairfax Station is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Fairfax Station really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Fairfax Station perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
In Fairfax Station, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 36.21 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
Despite being a small town, Fairfax Station has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
If knowledge is power, Fairfax Station is a pretty powerful place. 71.11% of the adults in Fairfax Station have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Fairfax Station in 2010 was $67,357, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $269,428 for a family of four.
Fairfax Station is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Fairfax Station home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fairfax Station residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Fairfax Station include German, English, Irish, Italian, Polish and European.
Fairfax Station also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 16.17%.
The languages spoken by people in Fairfax Station are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Fairfax Station is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Korean, Chinese and Vietnamese.
|FAIRFAX STATION INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||3,810|
|FAIRFAX STATION HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||90.68%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||9.32%|
|TYPE OF FAIRFAX STATION HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||82.76%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||16.96%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||0.00%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||0.28%|
|SIZE OF FAIRFAX STATION HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||22.94%|
|AGE OF FAIRFAX STATION HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||4.73%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||88.73%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||6.25%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||0.28%|
|FAIRFAX STATION REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$871,427|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$3,079|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $58,000||0.69%|
|$58,001 - $116,000||0.00%|
|$116,001 - $232,000||2.08%|
|$232,001 - $349,000||2.03%|
|$349,001 - $465,000||11.98%|
|$465,001 - $581,000||6.74%|
|$581,001 - $872,000||49.12%|
|$872,001 - $1,162,000||18.46%|
|PEOPLE OF FAIRFAX STATION||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||2.89%|
|5 TO 17||19.33%|
|18 TO 24||9.11%|
|25 TO 34||6.54%|
|35 TO 54||31.65%|
|55 TO 64||18.01%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||12.46%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||98.11%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$163,796|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$67,357|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||1.76%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (19.67%)
Public Service (16.29%)
Real estate (3.74%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||6.12%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.33%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.41%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||4.70%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||6.36%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (15.06%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (80.46%)
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