Most Expensive Falls Church Neighborhoods
Falls Church is a somewhat small city located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 13,976 people and 31 constituent neighborhoods, Falls Church is the 62nd 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.
Falls Church is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 95.14% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Falls Church is a city of professionals, managers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Falls Church who work in management occupations (19.45%), business and financial occupations (11.07%) and computer science and math (8.94%).
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.
Of important note, Falls Church is also a city of artists. Falls Church has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Falls Church’s character.
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, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.25 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.
Even though Falls Church is a smaller city, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the subway for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
If knowledge is power, Falls Church is a pretty powerful place. 75.09% of the adults in Falls Church 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 Falls Church in 2010 was $59,861, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $239,444 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. Important ancestries of people in Falls Church include English, German, Irish, Italian, Scottish and Russian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Falls Church's cultural character, accounting for 17.88% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Falls Church is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|FALLS CHURCH INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||4,966|
|FALLS CHURCH HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||58.89%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||41.11%|
|TYPE OF FALLS CHURCH HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||39.08%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||13.73%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||2.64%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||44.06%|
|SIZE OF FALLS CHURCH HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||10.42%|
|AGE OF FALLS CHURCH HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||15.71%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||27.66%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||50.07%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||6.56%|
|FALLS CHURCH REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$768,124|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,861|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $58,000||0.55%|
|$58,001 - $116,000||0.68%|
|$116,001 - $232,000||2.76%|
|$232,001 - $349,000||3.27%|
|$349,001 - $465,000||8.69%|
|$465,001 - $581,000||11.08%|
|$581,001 - $872,000||34.71%|
|$872,001 - $1,162,000||26.25%|
|PEOPLE OF FALLS CHURCH||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.88%|
|5 TO 17||18.43%|
|18 TO 24||7.82%|
|25 TO 34||14.18%|
|35 TO 54||28.79%|
|55 TO 64||13.29%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||10.62%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||96.77%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$120,500|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$59,861|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||4.61%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Public Service (21.54%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (20.22%)
Real estate (2.29%)
Information Technology (2.19%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||5.54%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||3.63%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||4.27%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||9.48%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||English (16.47%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (75.97%)
Mon-Khmer (Cambodian) (1.09%)
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