Archived Special Studies
All publications listed on this page were produced by:
Economic and Demographic Research
Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services
The publications are organized by year published.
Anticipating the Future: A Discussion of Trends in Fairfax County (2006) - A report reviewing economic and demographic trends, forecasting the future direction of these trends, and identifying the implications of these trends for Fairfax County. The focus of the study is to identify those trends most likely to impact county government services and community needs. Trends are organized around eleven topic areas: rapid population growth and urbanization, transformation from a suburban bedroom community to a major employment center, a population growing older, rapid cultural and ethnic diversification, children and youth, housing trends, patterns of income and wealth, health care issues, rapid technological change, community safety and community engagement.
2004 Virginia Health Care Insurance and Access Survey: Fairfax County Analyses - The report contains tables describing health insurance coverage rates, the characteristics of the uninsured, the availability of private and public coverage, the stability and adequacy of health coverage, and health care utilization.
A Community Sampler: Eight Immigrant and Refugee Communities with Public School Children (2000) - A report and eight brochures profiling immigrant and refugee communities that speak Spanish, Urdu, Farsi, Korean, Vietnamese, Kurdish, and Somali. This series of publications contains information on community strengths, financial wellbeing, employment, educational attainment, family structure and living arrangements, ability to speak English, and community attachment.
2000 Fairfax-Falls Church Community Assessment - The 2000 Community Assessment was conducted jointly by Fairfax County, the City of Fairfax, the City of Falls Church, and the Fairfax-Falls Church United Way to gather information about people in the community and to assist in human services planning. The survey provides information about population characteristics, educational attainment, employment, health insurance, mental health, long-term care needs, day care, English proficiency, income, and housing.