Fairfax city, Virginia Population 2024

25,536

Fairfax city, Virginia's estimated 2024 population is 25,536 with a growth rate of 1.56% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fairfax city, Virginia is the 70th largest county in Virginia. The 2010 population was 22,616 and has seen a growth of 12.91% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202927,4963921.45%
202827,1043921.47%
202726,7123921.49%
202626,3203921.51%
202525,9283921.54%
202425,5363921.56%
202325,1443921.58%
202224,7523991.64%
202124,3531760.73%
202024,1778833.79%
201923,294380.16%
201823,256-18-0.08%
201723,274-31-0.13%
201623,305580.25%
201523,247-77-0.33%
201423,324830.36%
201323,2413371.47%
201222,9044371.95%
201122,467-149-0.66%
201022,61600%
199019,6222321.2%
198019,390-2,580-11.74%
197021,970-5,526-20.1%
2024 Growth Rate
1.56% (392)
County Website
Fairfax city
2020 Population
24,177
Area
6 mi²
Density
4256 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
5.62% (1,359)
Founded
1805

Fairfax city, Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White14,45259.62%
Asian4,23017.45%
Two or more races2,2219.16%
Other race1,8857.78%
Black or African American1,4235.87%
Native American310.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Fairfax city, Virginia Population by Race

Fairfax city, Virginia Population Pyramid 2024

Fairfax city, Virginia Median Age

37.5

Total

36.5

Male

38

Female

Fairfax city, Virginia Adults

There are 18,637 adults, (3,498 of whom are seniors) in Fairfax city, Virginia.

Fairfax city, Virginia Age Dependency

60.1

Age Dependency Ratio

23.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairfax city, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female12,29750.73%
Male11,94549.27%

Fairfax city, Virginia Population by Age

Fairfax city, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9,1292.5868.331.7
Married4,9053.2982.517.5
Non Family3,2241.4449.150.9
Male5352.859.340.7
Female4652.8560.939.1

3.08

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

68.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fairfax city, Virginia Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5983.66%
9th to 12th Grade6704.1%
High School Graduate2,30714.13%
Some College1,97812.12%
Associates Degree9685.93%
Bachelors Degree5,06531.03%
Graduate Degree4,73829.02%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Fairfax city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White9,3798,9956,335
Asian3,0082,8101,991
Hispanic2,6041,988716
2+ Races1,199968443
Other Race1,003704193
Black812762434
Native American242423

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 95.83%.

Fairfax city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$76,711$87,359$58,333
Less Than 9th Grade$21,345$33,750$20,752
High School Graduate$42,476$52,179$34,736
Some College$41,422$51,236$35,197
Bachelors Degree$89,162$100,565$79,239
Graduate Degree$109,417$133,048$86,693

$76,711

Average Earnings

$87,359

Average Male

$58,333

Average Female

Fairfax city, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fairfax city, Virginia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fairfax city, Virginia Language

63.93% of Fairfax city, Virginia residents speak only English, while 36.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.89% of the population.

Fairfax city, Virginia Language

Fairfax city, Virginia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White12,5189287.41%
Hispanic4,21487620.79%
Other1,87648225.69%
Multiple2,07737918.25%
Asian4,1912556.08%
Black1,195746.19%

10%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.6%

Male Poverty Rate

12.4%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fairfax city, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fairfax city, Virginia is Other, with 25.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fairfax city, Virginia is Asian, with 6.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.8%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.22%.

Fairfax city, Virginia Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.08%
Some College11.99%
High School4.13%
Bachelors or Greater3.69%

Fairfax city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed46.69%
Male Unemployed29.44%
Female Employed6.73%
Male Employed5.71%

Fairfax city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fairfax city, Virginia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$128,708$160,337
Families$170,100$186,611
Married Families$181,182$-999,999,999
Non Families$89,130$102,822

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fairfax city, Virginia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.5%

Male Marriage Rate

52.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Fairfax city, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Fairfax city, Virginia 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 45-54.

Fairfax city, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fairfax city, Virginia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,494

Number of Veterans

1,265

Male Veterans

229

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War664
Second Gulf War538
Vietnam475
Korea51
World War II28

Fairfax city, Virginia Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54478
55 to 64342
65 to 74302
75+261
18 to 34111

Fairfax city, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,25310.8%
2+ Races1097.05%
Black969.69%
Hispanic712.28%
Asian290.87%
Other Race70.64%

Fairfax city, Virginia Veterans by Race

Fairfax city, Virginia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairfax city, Virginia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.5%

Labor Force Participation

68.6%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Fairfax city, Virginia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fairfax city, Virginia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fairfax city, Virginia 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

31.12%

Born in Fairfax city, Virginia

70.42%

Native Born

29.58%

Foreign Born

13.39%

Non Citizen

16.2%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

70.42% of Fairfax city, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 31.12% having been born in Virginia. 13.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Fairfax city, Virginia Place of Birth

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