Falls Church, Virginia Population 2020

16,186
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Falls Church is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 16,186, it is the 33rd largest city in Virginia and the 2193rd largest city in the United States. Falls Church is currently growing at a rate of 4.57% annually and its population has increased by 31.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,332 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Falls Church has a population density of 7,909 people per square mile.

The average household income in Falls Church is $181,724 with a poverty rate of 2.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,860 per month, and the median house value is $757,300. The median age in Falls Church is 38.8 years, 35.8 years for males, and 42 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.5 males.

Falls Church Demographics

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

  • White: 80.16%
  • Asian: 10.10%
  • Black or African American: 4.76%
  • Two or more races: 3.24%
  • Other race: 1.57%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Falls Church, Virginia is 16,186, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,772.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,332.

Falls Church, Virginia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,27680.16%
Asian1,42110.10%
Black or African American6704.76%
Two or More Races4563.24%
Some Other Race2211.57%
American Indian and Alaska Native230.16%
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Falls Church Population Pyramid 2020

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Falls Church Median Age

38.8


Total

35.8


Male

42


Female

Falls Church Adults

There are 10,464 adults, (1,705 of whom are seniors) in Falls Church.

Falls Church Age Dependency

60.6

Age Dependency Ratio

19.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Falls Church Sex Ratio

Female

7,050

50.12%

Male

7,017

49.88%

Falls Church Households and Families

Falls Church Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Falls Church Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.4%21.6%
All61.6%38.4%
Non Family43.6%56.4%
Female40.6%59.4%
Male39.2%60.8%

61.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,2622.6661.6
Married2,7933.4478.4
Non Family1,7331.2243.6
Female5932.9940.6
Male1433.7339.2

3.28

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Falls Church Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade210.22%
9th to 12th Grade951.01%
High School Graduate5175.47%
Some College1,03510.95%
Associates Degree3613.82%
Bachelors Degree3,33535.29%
Graduate Degree4,08743.24%
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Falls Church Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,9576,9205,835
Asian1,1291,108833
Hispanic824824477
Black502444262
Other Race19319365
Multiple Races696915

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 83.87%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$80,417$101,426$59,654
Less Than High School$$$30,703
High School Grad$29,688$41,154$12,386
Some College$41,375$60,481$38,684
Bachelors Degree$74,318$100,165$46,105
Graduate Degree$105,290$118,947$88,935

$80,417

Average Earnings

$101,426

Average Male

$59,654

Average Female

Falls Church Language

Falls Church Language by Age

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Falls Church Language

79.95% of Falls Church residents speak only English, while 20.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 6.31% of the population.

Falls Church Poverty

Falls Church Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,0661601.59%
Hispanic1,5001439.53%
Asian1,421483.38%
Black665487.22%
Other221188.14%
Multiple455143.08%

2.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.18%

Male Poverty Rate

3.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Falls Church

The race most likely to be in poverty in Falls Church is Hispanic, with 9.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Falls Church is White, with 1.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.21%.

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Name Poverty
High School7.54%
Some College5.52%
Bachelors or Greater1.29%
Less Than High School0.00%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed12.30%
Female Unemployed5.82%
Female Employed3.46%
Male Employed1.42%

Falls Church Income

Falls Church Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$124,796$181,724
Families$178,542$218,876
Married Families$201,556-
Non Families$80,410$99,062
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Falls Church Marital Status

Falls Church Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.8%

Male Marriage Rate

48.8%

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 Veterans

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980

Number of Veterans

768

Male Veterans

212

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War488
First Gulf War338
Vietnam208
Korea40
World War II20
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54385
18 to 34182
55 to 64154
65 to 74134
75+125
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Name Veterans % of Total
White7929.45%
Black12423.18%
Hispanic888.53%
Asian302.50%
Other2410.86%
2 or More1010.87%

Falls Church Veterans by Education

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1.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Falls Church Employment Status

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74.5%

Labor Force Participation

71.3%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

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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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23.65%

Born in Virginia

81.27%

Native Born

18.73%

Foreign Born

7.51%

Non Citizen

11.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

81.27% of Falls Church residents were born in the United States, with 23.65% having been born in Virginia. 7.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202016,1867074.57%
201915,4797074.79%
201814,7722831.95%
201714,4897075.13%
201613,782-55-0.40%
201513,8373832.85%
201413,454560.42%
201313,3982752.10%
201213,1234283.37%
201112,6952612.10%
201012,4342,0571.82%
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%