The following are data and demographic resources that provide context to the redistricting effort. These reports, maps and resources show the quality of life and living conditions, as well as access to opportunity, for various places and populations in Fairfax County.
The Fairfax County Vulnerability Index shows which areas of the county are more vulnerable based on race, language, income, education, housing, transportation, and health insurance.This data comes from One Fairfax in the Office of the County Executive.
Northern Virginia ranks among the healthiest regions of the state, but a closer look reveals wide variation across communities. This report identifies 15 “islands of disadvantage,” clusters of Census tracts where residents face multiple challenges, including poverty, poor education, unaffordable housing, and lack of health insurance. People of color represent a disproportionate share of residents in these neighborhoods. This report was by VCU Center on Society and Health and the Northern Virginia Health Foundation.
The COVID-19 Vulnerability Index helps us understand which areas of the county are vulnerable to COVID-19, and where to target interventions and resources for response and recovery. The COVID Vulnerability Index shows five domains individually and as a composite index: Socioeconomic Status, Household Composition and Disability, Race/Ethnicity and Language, Housing and Transportation, and Health.This data comes from One Fairfax in the Office of the County Executive.
Explore local factors that predict life expectancy and compare community conditions across the region. Healthy Places Index scores range from 0-100, where higher scores reflect areas with more resources for health and longer life expectancies. This report was by VCU Center on Society and Health and the Northern Virginia Health Foundation.
This report describes the economic mobility of children in Northern Virginia, looking at factors including early achievement, high school persistence, college education, social capital, nuclear families, income equality, and residential inclusion. It identifies communities and neighborhoods in Northern Virginia that have – or don’t have – conditions that help produce economic mobility. This report is by the Center for Community Research at the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia.
This brief measures inequities by race and ethnicity in Fairfax County and its Supervisor districts in educational attainment, income, employment, and homeownership and mobility. This report is by the Urban Institute.
This profile describes wide gaps in income, employment, inclusive growth, economic security, youth preparedness, health access, and connectedness by race and geography in Fairfax County. This report is by PolicyLink and PERE.