Great Falls, Virginia Population 2024

14,968

Great Falls is a city located in Fairfax County Virginia. Great Falls has a 2024 population of 14,968. Great Falls is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 1.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,793 in 2020.

The average household income in Great Falls is $373,735 with a poverty rate of 2.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Great Falls is 47.9 years, 47.9 years for males, and 48 years for females.

Great Falls Demographics

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

  • White: 66.44%
  • Asian: 24.72%
  • Two or more races: 5.2%
  • Other race: 2.55%
  • Black or African American: 1.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
  • Native American: 0.01%
Land Area (mi²)
25.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
590.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.18% (175)
The current population of Great Falls, Virginia is 14,968 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 14,793.

Great Falls, Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White9,94466.44%
Asian3,70024.72%
Two or more races7795.2%
Other race3812.55%
Black or African American1581.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander40.03%
Native American20.01%
showing: 7 rows

White

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Great Falls Population by Race

Great Falls Population Pyramid 2024

Great Falls Median Age

47.9

Total

47.9

Male

48

Female

Great Falls Adults

There are 11,469 adults, (3,300 of whom are seniors) in Great Falls.

Great Falls Age Dependency

83.2

Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Great Falls Sex Ratio

Female7,31148.84%
Male7,65751.16%

Great Falls Population by Age

Great Falls Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,0192.9894.85.2
Married4,1953.1995.94.1
Non Family5421.2892.67.4
Female1743.2270.729.3
Male1083.211000
showing: 5 rows

3.13

Average Family Size

2.98

Average Household Size

94.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Great Falls Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Great Falls Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Great Falls Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Great Falls Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$131,317

Average Earnings

$154,104

Average Male

$87,750

Average Female

Great Falls Earnings by Educational Attainment

Great Falls Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Great Falls Language

70.26% of Great Falls residents speak only English, while 29.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 13.23% of the population.

Great Falls Language

Great Falls Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Asian3,7001353.65%
White9,6381151.19%
Hispanic567427.41%
Multiple779334.24%
Other366267.1%
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2.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.07%

Male Poverty Rate

2.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Great Falls

The race most likely to be in poverty in Great Falls is Hispanic, with 7.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Great Falls is White, with 1.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.24%.

Great Falls Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.34%
High School10.51%
Some College2.07%
Bachelors or Greater1.52%
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Great Falls Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed27.72%
Female Employed3.16%
Male Employed0.7%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Great Falls Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Great Falls Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Great Falls Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

71.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

71.6%

Male Marriage Rate

70.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Great Falls Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Great Falls 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.

Great Falls Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Great Falls Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

908

Number of Veterans

799

Male Veterans

109

Female Veterans

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Great Falls Veterans by War

count

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Great Falls Veterans by Age

count

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Great Falls Veterans by Race

Great Falls Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

10.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Great Falls Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.4%

Labor Force Participation

59.1%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Great Falls Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Great Falls Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Great Falls 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

23.2%

Born in Great Falls

75.55%

Native Born

24.45%

Foreign Born

5.46%

Non Citizen

18.99%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

75.55% of Great Falls residents were born in the United States, with 23.2% having been born in Virginia. 5.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Great Falls Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202414,968
202314,968
202214,9682781.89%
202114,690-103-0.7%
202014,793-79-0.53%
201914,872-522-3.39%
201815,394-195-1.25%
201715,589-197-1.25%
201615,786220.14%
201515,764-443-2.73%
201416,207-83-0.51%
201316,2901921.19%
201216,098-10-0.06%
201116,1086814.41%
201015,427
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Great Falls Population by Year