Fairfax city, Virginia Population 2018

Fairfax city, Virginia's estimated population is 24,097 with a growth rate of 2.02% 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
201724,0974772.02%
201623,620-207-0.87%
201623,8274231.81%
201523,4041000.43%
201423,304340.15%
201323,2703781.65%
201222,8924101.82%
201122,482-130-0.57%
201022,6122,99015.24%
199019,6222321.20%
198019,390-2,580-11.74%
197021,9700.00%

Fairfax city, Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White16,385
Asian3,641
Two or More Races1,264
Black or African American1,136
Some Other Race1,084
American Indian and Alaska Native99
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander11

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Fairfax city, Virginia Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Fairfax city, Virginia Median Age

39.6


Total

38.8


Male

41.3


Female

Fairfax city, Virginia Adults

There are 18,683 adults, (3,590 of which are seniors) in Fairfax city, Virginia.

Fairfax city, Virginia Age Dependency

56.5

Age Dependency Ratio

23.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairfax city, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

11,994

50.78%

Male

11,626

49.22%

Fairfax city, Virginia Households and Families

Fairfax city, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fairfax city, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.6%16.4%
All70.7%29.3%
Non Family58%42%
Male55.3%44.7%
Female44.4%55.6%

70.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fairfax city, Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,4762.7270.7
Married4,6843.2383.6
Non Family2,5391.6558
Female8462.7844.4
Male4073.4155.3

3.08

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fairfax city, Virginia Households

Fairfax city, Virginia Education

Fairfax city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6533.93%
9th to 12th Grade7044.24%
High School Graduate2,68316.15%
Some College2,76516.64%
Associates Degree7184.32%
Bachelors Degree5,08230.58%
Graduate Degree4,01224.14%

Fairfax city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,40510,0156,560
Asian2,5912,2911,580
Hispanic2,4081,869451
Black821780320
Other Race76455025
Multiple Races549383192
Native American5454
Islander33

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 native american people with a rate of 63.05%.

Fairfax city, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$53,087$61,256$46,994
Less Than High School$23,115$27,404$20,385
High School Grad$27,216$30,165$19,224
Some College$47,965$46,034$48,592
Bachelors Degree$62,377$75,756$56,307
Graduate Degree$92,639$121,710$56,587

$53,087

Average Earnings

$61,256

Average Male

$46,994

Average Female

Fairfax city, Virginia Language

Fairfax city, Virginia Language by Age

Fairfax city, Virginia Language

66.94% of Fairfax city, Virginia residents speak only English, while 33.06% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.26% of the population.

Fairfax city, Virginia Poverty

Fairfax city, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,4667815.80%
Asian3,6243339.19%
Black1,0581049.83%
Hispanic3,9041032.64%
Multiple1,237806.47%
Other1,058454.25%
Native991414.14%

6.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.14%

Male Poverty Rate

6.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fairfax city, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fairfax city, Virginia is Native, with 14.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fairfax city, Virginia is Hispanic, with 2.64% 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 15.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.53%.

Fairfax city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School8.86%
High School6.26%
Some College5.71%
Bachelors or Greater2.77%

Fairfax city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed31.21%
Female Unemployed19.54%
Female Employed4.84%
Male Employed2.77%

Fairfax city, Virginia Income

Fairfax city, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$104,065$125,206
Families$121,554$143,170
Married Families$136,845$
Non Families$61,875$79,009

Fairfax city, Virginia Marital Status

Fairfax city, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.8%

Male Marriage Rate

52.2%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Fairfax city, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Fairfax city, Virginia Veterans

Fairfax city, Virginia Veterans by War

1,763

Number of Veterans

1,554

Male Veterans

209

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam759
First Gulf War504
Second Gulf War326
Korea141
World War II86

Fairfax city, Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64454
65 to 74452
35 to 54446
75+357
18 to 3454

Fairfax city, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,59912.15%
Asian1284.32%
Hispanic411.44%
2 or More203.21%
Black80.88%
Other50.56%
Hawaiian327.27%

Fairfax city, Virginia Veterans by Education

1.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairfax city, Virginia Employment Status

Fairfax city, Virginia Employment by Age

68.9%

Labor Force Participation

64.7%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Fairfax city, Virginia Employment by Race

Fairfax city, Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Fairfax city, Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Fairfax225422416416227.20%
Data Sources
  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