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What We Do

The Economic, Demographic and Statistical Research (EDSR) unit conducts quantitative research to support the goals and initiatives of Fairfax County. On an annual basis EDSR produces small-area economic and demographic estimates and forecasts for Fairfax County and conducts special studies and research. The data and analyses produced by EDSR are used for program planning, Capital Improvement Program (CIP) planning, policy initiatives, grant writing, budgeting, revenue forecasting, performance measurement, and to help decision-makers to leverage resources and align policies and programs to the county’s changing needs.

What's New?

Demographic Reports

June 6, 2024
Highlighted by the Fairfax NewsCenter, the Demographic Reports 2023 were published as part of an annual effort to provide insights into our local community. In 2023, housing and population growth both rebounded to pre-pandemic levels, with noticeable increases in median market value and median household income. The report data is utilized for decision-making in various areas. To read a summary of this report, visit Navigating Local Trends: Insights from the 2023 Demographics Report | News Center ( and to access the full 2023 demographics report, visit Demographic Reports 2023 (
Community Visualization
May 1, 2024
This interactive tool visualizes economic and demographic data for 75 communities, including population, race, education, employment, income, languages, poverty, travel time to work, commercial and industrial GFA, and housing units.
Fairfax Overview
April 16, 2024
This visualization tool provides an interactive overview of the demographics, economics, and housing characteristics of Fairfax County and its nine Supervisor Districts, using the latest data from 2023.
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