Fairfax Station, Virginia Population 2024

12,190

Fairfax Station is a city located in Fairfax County and Fairfax city Virginia. Fairfax Station has a 2024 population of 12,190. Fairfax Station is currently declining at a rate of -0.35% annually and its population has decreased by -1.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,364 in 2020.

The average household income in Fairfax Station is $240,694 with a poverty rate of 2.13%. The median age in Fairfax Station is 44.7 years: 44.7 years for males, and 44.8 years for females.

Fairfax Station Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fairfax Station was:

  • White: 75.35%
  • Asian: 11.4%
  • Two or more races: 6.89%
  • Black or African American: 5%
  • Other race: 1.05%
  • Native American: 0.31%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
9.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,342.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.41% (-174)
The current population of Fairfax Station, Virginia is 12,190 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 12,364.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White9,25175.35%
Asian1,39911.4%
Two or more races8466.89%
Black or African American6145%
Other race1291.05%
Native American380.31%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Fairfax Station Population by Race

Fairfax Station Population Pyramid 2024

Fairfax Station Median Age

44.7

Total

44.7

Male

44.8

Female

Fairfax Station Adults

There are 9,647 adults, (2,285 of whom are seniors) in Fairfax Station.

Fairfax Station Age Dependency

66.8

Age Dependency Ratio

31

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairfax Station Sex Ratio

Female6,06749.42%
Male6,21050.58%

Fairfax Station Population by Age

Fairfax Station Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,1582.9594.55.5
Married3,1893.2498.91.1
Non Family7191.3884.715.3
Female1833.9969.930.1
Male673.1358.241.8

3.25

Average Family Size

2.95

Average Household Size

94.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fairfax Station Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade540.63%
Associates Degree4805.56%
Bachelors Degree3,00634.8%
Graduate Degree3,45940.05%
High School Graduate5616.5%
Less Than 9th Grade770.89%
Some College1,00011.58%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Fairfax Station Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fairfax Station Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White6,4086,3415,050
Asian1,0521,023778
Hispanic597562269
Black401401262
2+ Races387387204
Other Race765716
Native American38380

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 78.81%.

Fairfax Station Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$100,590$146,991$69,091
Graduate Degree$133,382$162,464$93,718
High School Graduate$31,442$46,042$28,880
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$101,250$138,696$67,535
Some College$50,521$66,509$31,641

$101,250

Average Earnings

$138,696

Average Male

$67,535

Average Female

Fairfax Station Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fairfax Station Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fairfax Station Language

80.82% of Fairfax Station residents speak only English, while 19.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 7.12% of the population.

Fairfax Station Language

Fairfax Station Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White8,8712102.37%
Multiple846404.73%
Asian1,39970.5%
Black61430.49%
Other12910.78%
Hispanic93910.11%

2.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.43%

Male Poverty Rate

3.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fairfax Station

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fairfax Station is Multiple, with 4.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fairfax Station is Hispanic, with 0.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 1.7%.

Fairfax Station Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School1.78%
Some College1.15%
Bachelors or Greater0.2%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Fairfax Station Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed5.27%
Male Employed0.31%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Fairfax Station Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fairfax Station Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$224,180$261,549
Households$211,000$240,694
Married Families$235,137$-999,999,999
Non Families$123,224$135,548

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fairfax Station Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

64.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.1%

Male Marriage Rate

63.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Fairfax Station Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Fairfax Station Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Fairfax Station Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fairfax Station Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,464

Number of Veterans

1,229

Male Veterans

235

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War728
Vietnam573
Second Gulf War492
Korea57
World War II12

Fairfax Station Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54407
75+336
65 to 74329
55 to 64322
18 to 3470

Fairfax Station Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,23016.83%
Hispanic13319.67%
Black8418.3%
Asian635.38%
2+ Races5210.48%
Other Race3545.45%

Fairfax Station Veterans by Race

Fairfax Station Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairfax Station Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.2%

Labor Force Participation

62.6%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Fairfax Station Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fairfax Station Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fairfax Station Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

29.77%

Born in Fairfax Station

84.59%

Native Born

15.41%

Foreign Born

2.54%

Non Citizen

12.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.59% of Fairfax Station residents were born in the United States, with 29.77% having been born in Virginia. 2.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Fairfax Station Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202412,190-43-0.35%
202312,233-44-0.36%
202212,277-45-0.37%
202112,322-42-0.34%
202012,3643182.64%
201912,0461120.94%
201811,9343272.82%
201711,607-112-0.96%
201611,7194293.8%
201511,2902091.89%
201411,081-414-3.6%
201311,495-133-1.14%
201211,628-291-2.44%
201111,919-111-0.92%
201012,03000%

Fairfax Station Population by Year