Falls Church, Virginia Population 2021

14,917
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Falls Church is a city located in Fairfax County and Falls Church City County Virginia. With a 2020 population of 14,917, it is the 35th largest city in Virginia and the 2326th largest city in the United States . Falls Church is currently growing at a rate of 1.02% annually and its population has increased by 20.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,332 in 2010. Falls Church reached it's highest population of 14,917 in 2021. Spanning over 2 miles, Falls Church has a population density of 7,289 people per square mile.

The average household income in Falls Church is $181,261 with a poverty rate of 3.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,867 per month, and the median house value is $789,300. The median age in Falls Church is 38.7 years, 37.1 years for males, and 41 years for females.

Falls Church Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Falls Church was:

  • White: 79.37%
  • Asian: 9.88%
  • Black or African American: 4.90%
  • Two or more races: 3.68%
  • Other race: 2.01%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Falls Church, Virginia is 14,917 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,467.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,332.

Falls Church, Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,21379.37%
Asian1,3969.88%
Black or African American6924.90%
Two or More Races5203.68%
Some Other Race2842.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native230.16%
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Falls Church Population by Race

Falls Church Population Pyramid $2021

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Falls Church Median Age

38.7


Total

37.1


Male

41


Female

Falls Church Adults

There are 10,604 adults, (1,816 of whom are seniors) in Falls Church.

Falls Church Age Dependency

60.8

Age Dependency Ratio

20.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Falls Church Sex Ratio

Female

7,260

51.39%

Male

6,868

48.61%

Falls Church Population by Age

Falls Church Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Falls Church Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.5%23.5%
All58.3%41.7%
Non Family39.4%60.6%
Female38.4%61.6%
Male27.8%72.2%

58.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Falls Church Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,4932.5658.3
Married2,8563.3576.5
Non Family1,8871.2139.4
Female6172.9438.4
Male1333.1927.8

3.15

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

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Falls Church Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade280.29%
9th to 12th Grade790.82%
High School Graduate6967.27%
Some College9399.80%
Associates Degree4084.26%
Bachelors Degree3,33634.82%
Graduate Degree4,09442.73%
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Falls Church Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Falls Church Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,0326,9945,844
Asian1,1281,097809
Hispanic882882456
Black435397271
Other Race25325399
2+ Races14314350

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 83.11%.

Falls Church Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$84,000$102,264$63,014
Less Than 9th Grade$$$30,625
High School Graduate$28,160$38,611$13,750
Some College$40,970$45,125$40,951
Bachelors Degree$83,693$101,453$53,315
Graduate Degree$113,819$125,703$90,197

$84,000

Average Earnings

$102,264

Average Male

$63,014

Average Female

Falls Church Earnings by Educational Attainment

Falls Church Language by Age

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Falls Church Language

80.74% of Falls Church residents speak only English, while 19.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 6.38% of the population.

Falls Church Language

Falls Church Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,50619012.62%
White10,1101861.84%
Asian1,396493.51%
Black686466.71%
Multiple477224.61%
Other284175.99%

3.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.64%

Male Poverty Rate

3.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Falls Church

The race most likely to be in poverty in Falls Church is Hispanic, with 12.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Falls Church is White, with 1.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.65%.

Falls Church Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School9.48%
Some College7.35%
Bachelors or Greater1.31%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Falls Church Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed7.59%
Female Employed3.65%
Male Employed1.86%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Falls Church Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Falls Church Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$127,610$181,261
Families$173,021$220,363
Married Families$199,760-
Non Families$83,224$96,903
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Income by Household Type

Falls Church Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.9%

Male Marriage Rate

48.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Falls Church Married by Age and Sex

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Falls Church 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 35-44.

Falls Church Marital Status by Race

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Falls Church Marital Status

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908

Number of Veterans

723

Male Veterans

185

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War503
First Gulf War350
Vietnam138
Korea35
World War II

Falls Church Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54385
18 to 34159
55 to 64154
75+118
65 to 7492

Falls Church Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7398.79%
Black8015.87%
Hispanic787.34%
Asian443.74%
Other Race289.86%
2+ Races179.94%

Falls Church Veterans by Race

Falls Church Veterans by Education

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1.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Falls Church Veterans by Education

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74.9%

Labor Force Participation

71.5%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Falls Church Employment by Age

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Falls Church Employment by Race

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Falls Church Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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22.71%

Born in Falls Church

80.80%

Native Born

19.20%

Foreign Born

7.68%

Non Citizen

11.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

80.80% of Falls Church residents were born in the United States, with 22.71% having been born in Virginia. 7.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Falls Church Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202114,9171501.02%
202014,7671501.03%
201914,6171501.04%
201814,4672221.56%
201714,2456634.88%
201613,582-146-1.06%
201513,7283122.33%
201413,416560.42%
201313,3602732.09%
201213,0874273.37%
201112,6602612.11%
201012,3992,0221.80%
200010,3777990.80%
19909,578630.07%
19809,515-1,257-1.23%
197010,7725800.56%
196010,1922,6573.07%
19507,5354,95911.33%
19402,5761,5762.39%
19001,0000.00%

Falls Church Population by Year