Demographics and Data
Fairfax County is a diverse and thriving urban county. As the most populous jurisdiction in both Virginia and the Washington metropolitan area, the county's population exceeds that of seven states. The median household income of Fairfax County is one of the highest in the nation and over half of its adult residents have four-year college degrees or more educational attainment.
Demographic and Economic Information
- Fairfax County General Overview
Business, Commercial &
Nonresidential Gross Floor Area
Census & Other Government
- Economic Indicators and Indices
Households (Occupied Housing
Human Services Regions
- Land Use
Other Information (Children &
Youth, Education, Health, Household Size, Mobility)
Population, Race &
Publications (view /
- Supervisor Districts
- Zip Codes (Population and Housing)
Glossary of Terms
Recent studies detailing trends about Fairfax County.
Demographic Reports 2011
The most recent data report about the county highlights trends, population, forecasts, housing and industrial/commercial information.
Complex Analysis (Nov.
Data on the cost, rental unit quantity and vacancy rates of Fairfax County market rate rental housing complexes containing five or more units.
Food on the Table (Dec.
The report discusses some of the county's food security programs, indicators of food insecurity, and access to affordable and nutritious food in the Fairfax-Falls Church area.
Community Health Status
Data on health status, quality of life and community risk factors. The Community Report summarizes the full Technical Report.
Read Community Report
Read Technical Report
Behind the Headline: Trends and Implications for
Report on demographic trends in the county, poverty, economic mobility, housing, and health care, providing data and future implications of trends.
Languages Spoken at Home by Fairfax County
A series of maps depicting the geographic distribution of Fairfax County elementary students who speak languages other than English at home.