Falls Church, VA
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Falls Church profile

Living in Falls Church

Falls Church is a somewhat small city located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 14,493 people and 28 constituent neighborhoods, Falls Church is the 63rd largest community in Virginia.

Falls Church home prices are not only among the most expensive in Virginia, but Falls Church real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Also of interest is that Falls Church has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Falls Church telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 17.60% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Falls Church, while not large, also appears to be attractive to some younger, educated professionals, who help shape the character of the city.

In Falls Church, a lot of people use the subway to get to work every day though Falls Church is a relatively small city. Those that ride the subway are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Falls Church. 78.70% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Falls Church in 2018 was $76,354, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $305,416 for a family of four.

Falls Church is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Falls Church home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Falls Church residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Falls Church also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.66% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Falls Church include English, German, Irish, Italian, and Polish.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Falls Church's cultural character, accounting for 15.91% of the city’s population.

The most common language spoken in Falls Church is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.