Fairfax city, Virginia Population 2019

Fairfax city, Virginia's estimated population is 24,162 with a growth rate of 1.37% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fairfax city, Virginia is the 70th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201824,5744121.71%
201724,1623271.37%
201623,8353961.69%
201523,4391240.53%
201423,315790.34%
201323,2363381.48%
201222,8984351.94%
201122,463-152-0.67%
201022,6152,99315.25%
199019,6222321.20%
198019,390-2,580-11.74%
197021,9700.00%

How Many People Live in Fairfax city, Virginia?

24,162

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,10468.30%
Asian3,78216.04%
Two or More Races1,3065.54%
Some Other Race1,1905.05%
Black or African American1,1454.86%
American Indian and Alaska Native400.17%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander130.06%

Fairfax city, Virginia Population Pyramid 2019

Fairfax city, Virginia Median Age

39


Total

37.6


Male

40.3


Female

Fairfax city, Virginia Adults

There are 18,447 adults, (3,375 of whom are seniors) in Fairfax city, Virginia.

Fairfax city, Virginia Age Dependency

56.4

Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairfax city, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

11,959

50.72%

Male

11,621

49.28%

Fairfax city, Virginia Households and Families

Fairfax city, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fairfax city, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.6%14.4%
All70%30%
Male66.6%33.4%
Non Family57.4%42.6%
Female30.6%69.4%

70.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,4992.770
Married4,5063.2685.6
Non Family2,8191.6457.4
Female8572.9430.6
Male3173.5866.6

3.13

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

3.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fairfax city, Virginia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6534.01%
9th to 12th Grade6163.78%
High School Graduate2,28014.01%
Some College2,61716.08%
Associates Degree8565.26%
Bachelors Degree4,79729.47%
Graduate Degree4,46027.40%

Fairfax city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,0649,7186,563
Asian2,5922,3151,700
Hispanic2,3791,837391
Other Race89363447
Black871845408
Multiple Races531374185
Native American1515
Islander55

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 65.59%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$55,098$62,175$49,784
Less Than High School$22,463$27,077$20,103
High School Grad$27,946$30,439$22,879
Some College$48,336$49,760$47,669
Bachelors Degree$64,878$77,398$57,043
Graduate Degree$96,361$127,524$70,714

$55,098

Average Earnings

$62,175

Average Male

$49,784

Average Female

Fairfax city, Virginia Language

Fairfax city, Virginia Language by Age

Fairfax city, Virginia Language

66.25% of Fairfax city, Virginia residents speak only English, while 33.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.50% of the population.

Fairfax city, Virginia Poverty

Fairfax city, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,1317445.67%
Asian3,76749413.11%
Hispanic3,9613368.48%
Black1,04513112.54%
Multiple1,300775.92%
Other1,172736.23%
Native401537.50%

7.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.27%

Male Poverty Rate

8.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fairfax city, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fairfax city, Virginia is Native, with 37.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fairfax city, Virginia is White, with 5.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.86%.

Name Poverty
Some College7.42%
High School6.34%
Less Than High School6.31%
Bachelors or Greater3.38%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed37.54%
Female Unemployed26.09%
Female Employed5.71%
Male Employed3.63%

Fairfax city, Virginia Income

Fairfax city, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$106,870$128,527
Families$127,808$149,755
Married Families$147,686-
Non Families$62,184$80,043

Fairfax city, Virginia Marital Status

Fairfax city, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.1%

Male Marriage Rate

49.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Fairfax city, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Fairfax city, Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Fairfax city, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Fairfax city, Virginia Veterans

1,542

Number of Veterans

1,355

Male Veterans

187

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam603
First Gulf War468
Second Gulf War350
Korea93
World War II44

Fairfax city, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,33810.56%
Asian1294.21%
Black636.88%
Hispanic421.46%
Other70.66%
Hawaiian538.46%

Fairfax city, Virginia Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

8.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairfax city, Virginia Employment Status

70.7%

Labor Force Participation

67.3%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Fairfax city, Virginia Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

30.71%

Born in Virginia

71.37%

Native Born

28.63%

Foreign Born

15.33%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

71.37% of Fairfax city, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 30.71% having been born in Virginia. 15.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Population of Cities in Fairfax city, Virginia

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990