Fairfax city, Virginia Population 2021

Fairfax city, Virginia's estimated population is 24,607 with a growth rate of 1.21% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fairfax city, Virginia is the null largest county in Virginia. The 2010 Population was 22,614 and has seen a growth of 8.81% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202124,6072941.21%
202024,3132941.22%
201924,0192941.24%
201823,7252901.24%
201723,4351890.81%
201623,246160.07%
201523,230-80-0.34%
201423,310800.34%
201323,2303361.47%
201222,8944341.93%
201122,460-154-0.68%
201022,6142,99215.25%
199019,6222321.20%
198019,390-2,580-11.74%
197021,9700.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.21%
County Website
Founded
1805
County Seat
2010 Population
22,614
Growth Since 2010
8.81%
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Fairfax city, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,95567.80%
Asian4,04017.17%
Two or More Races1,2005.10%
Some Other Race1,1664.96%
Black or African American1,1574.92%
American Indian and Alaska Native130.06%
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Fairfax city, Virginia Population By Race

Fairfax city, Virginia Population Pyramid 2021

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Fairfax city, Virginia Median Age

38.2


Total

36.5


Male

39.8


Female

Fairfax city, Virginia Adults

There are 18,282 adults, (3,498 of whom are seniors) in Fairfax city, Virginia.

Fairfax city, Virginia Age Dependency

59.2

Age Dependency Ratio

23.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairfax city, Virginia Sex Ratio

Mujer

12,087

51.37%

Masculino

11,444

48.63%

Fairfax city, Virginia Population by Age

Fairfax city, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fairfax city, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.7%15.3%
All70%30%
Masculino58.9%41.1%
Non Family48.6%51.4%
Mujer46.3%53.7%

70.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fairfax city, Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,5772.6770
Married5,0383.2584.7
Non Family2,6611.5148.6
Mujer5812.6246.3
Masculino2973.2558.9

3.1

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

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Fairfax city, Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5063.14%
9th to 12th Grade4592.85%
High School Graduate2,16713.44%
Some College2,25613.99%
Associates Degree9325.78%
Bachelors Degree5,04731.31%
Graduate Degree4,75529.49%
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Fairfax city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fairfax city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White9,7009,4486,496
Asian2,8572,6701,919
Hispanic2,4051,973741
Other Race849658207
Black824810482
2+ Races408328167

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 98.30%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 67.17%.

Fairfax city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$64,538$72,393$55,538
Less Than 9th Grade$22,292$21,892$24,191
High School Graduate$34,732$51,711$25,719
Some College$50,813$55,226$48,750
Bachelors Degree$71,626$78,825$61,379
Graduate Degree$94,041$120,380$75,287

$64,538

Average Earnings

$72,393

Average Male

$55,538

Average Female

Fairfax city, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fairfax city, Virginia Language by Age

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Fairfax city, Virginia Language

66.12% of Fairfax city, Virginia residents speak only English, while 33.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.16% of the population.

Fairfax city, Virginia Language

Fairfax city, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,7458836.93%
Hispanic3,96460715.31%
Asian4,01148011.97%
Other1,12316214.43%
Multiple1,19512310.29%
Black1,019333.24%

9.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.65%

Male Poverty Rate

10.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fairfax city, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fairfax city, Virginia is Hispanic, with 15.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fairfax city, Virginia is Black, with 3.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.57%.

Fairfax city, Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.04%
Some College8.30%
Bachelors or Greater4.45%
High School4.25%

Fairfax city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed42.46%
Female Unemployed23.19%
Female Employed7.02%
Male Employed4.83%

Fairfax city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fairfax city, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$116,979$138,291
Families$142,000$161,321
Married Families$155,027-
Non Families$70,893$80,685
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Income by Household Type

Fairfax city, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.9%

Male Marriage Rate

56.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Fairfax city, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Fairfax city, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Fairfax city, Virginia Marital Status

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1,423

Number of Veterans

1,247

Male Veterans

176

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War524
Vietnam523
Second Gulf War332
Korea71
World War II63

Fairfax city, Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54410
65 to 74378
55 to 64306
75+300
18 to 3429

Fairfax city, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2359.83%
Hispanic893.05%
Asian802.41%
Black717.91%
Other Race293.08%
2+ Races81.54%

Fairfax city, Virginia Veterans by Race

Fairfax city, Virginia Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

9.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairfax city, Virginia Veterans by Education

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70.5%

Labor Force Participation

67.3%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Fairfax city, Virginia Employment by Age

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Fairfax city, Virginia Employment by Race

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Fairfax city, Virginia 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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30.55%

Born in Fairfax city, Virginia

71.06%

Native Born

28.94%

Foreign Born

13.36%

Non Citizen

15.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

71.06% of Fairfax city, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 30.55% having been born in Virginia. 13.36% 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

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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