Most Expensive Fairfax Neighborhoods
Fairfax is a medium-sized city located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 24,483 people and 32 constituent neighborhoods, Fairfax is the 42nd largest community in Virginia.
Fairfax home prices are not only among the most expensive in Virginia, but Fairfax real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Fairfax is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 88.42% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Fairfax is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fairfax who work in management occupations (12.70%), office and administrative support (11.59%) and sales jobs (9.51%).
Also of interest is that Fairfax has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One downside of living in Fairfax, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.79 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
For the size of the city, public transportation in Fairfax is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the subway. For Fairfax, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Fairfax, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Fairfax is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 53.52% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Fairfax in 2010 was $44,747, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $178,988 for a family of four. However, Fairfax contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Fairfax is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Fairfax home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fairfax residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Fairfax also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.26% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Fairfax include German, Irish, English, Italian, European and Polish.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Fairfax's cultural character, accounting for 25.00% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Fairfax is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||8,480|
|FAIRFAX HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||68.50%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||31.50%|
|TYPE OF FAIRFAX HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||55.13%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||19.59%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||1.33%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||23.96%|
|SIZE OF FAIRFAX HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||10.61%|
|AGE OF FAIRFAX HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||10.07%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||29.47%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||58.64%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||1.82%|
|FAIRFAX REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$530,796|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,902|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $58,000||1.21%|
|$58,001 - $116,000||0.47%|
|$116,001 - $232,000||5.75%|
|$232,001 - $349,000||6.44%|
|$349,001 - $465,000||20.27%|
|$465,001 - $581,000||25.22%|
|$581,001 - $872,000||29.36%|
|$872,001 - $1,162,000||7.59%|
|PEOPLE OF FAIRFAX||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||7.24%|
|5 TO 17||14.38%|
|18 TO 24||8.93%|
|25 TO 34||14.49%|
|35 TO 54||27.81%|
|55 TO 64||12.93%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||14.23%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||91.74%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$100,584|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$44,747|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||8.76%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (17.20%)
Public Service (10.48%)
Real estate (3.38%)
Information Technology (2.41%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||4.71%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.74%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.16%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||5.68%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||4.90%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||16.26%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (13.35%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (67.90%)
Indic languages (1.73%)
Other Asian languages (1.47%)
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