Fauquier County, Virginia Population 2021

Fauquier County, Virginia's estimated population is 72,382 with a growth rate of 0.81% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fauquier County, Virginia is the 30th largest county in Virginia. The 2010 Population was 65,440 and has seen a growth of 10.61% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202172,3825800.81%
202071,8025800.81%
201971,2225800.82%
201870,6421,0951.57%
201769,5477421.08%
201668,8053820.56%
201568,4233070.45%
201468,1169771.46%
201367,1395780.87%
201266,5615290.80%
201166,0325920.90%
201065,44016,69934.26%
199048,74112,85235.81%
198035,8899,51436.07%
197026,3752,3099.59%
196024,0662,81813.26%
195021,2482090.99%
194021,039-32-0.15%
193021,071-798-3.65%
192021,869-657-2.92%
191022,526-848-3.63%
190023,3747843.47%
189022,590-403-1.75%
188022,9933,30316.78%
187019,690-2,016-9.29%
186021,7068384.02%
185020,868-1,029-4.70%
184021,897-4,189-16.06%
183026,0862,98312.91%
182023,1034141.82%
181022,6891,3606.38%
180021,3293,43719.21%
179017,8920.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.81%
County Website
Founded
1759
County Seat
2010 Population
65,440
Growth Since 2010
10.61%
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Fauquier County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White60,35286.55%
Black or African American5,1707.41%
Two or More Races2,2433.22%
Asian1,1691.68%
Some Other Race5040.72%
American Indian and Alaska Native2610.37%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander290.04%
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Fauquier County, Virginia Population by Race

Fauquier County, Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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Fauquier County, Virginia Median Age

41.3


Total

40.4


Male

42.1


Female

Fauquier County, Virginia Adults

There are 53,411 adults, (11,284 of whom are seniors) in Fauquier County, Virginia.

Fauquier County, Virginia Age Dependency

65.5

Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Fauquier County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

35,221

50.51%

Male

34,507

49.49%

Fauquier County, Virginia Population by Age

Fauquier County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fauquier County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.8%13.2%
All78.3%21.7%
Male68%32%
Non Family66.3%33.7%
Female61.5%38.5%

78.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fauquier County, Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All24,5622.8278.3
Married14,8383.3986.8
Non Family6,5441.2666.3
Female2,2973.3761.5
Male8833.568

3.32

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

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Fauquier County, Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2862.68%
9th to 12th Grade2,3244.83%
High School Graduate12,76826.56%
Some College10,06120.93%
Associates Degree4,1438.62%
Bachelors Degree11,22223.35%
Graduate Degree6,26513.03%
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Fauquier County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fauquier County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White39,56737,57415,089
Black3,7113,145811
Hispanic3,2352,272743
2+ Races863756300
Asian821776527
Other Race30018055
Native American16816879
Islander29299

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 64.19%.

Fauquier County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$55,604$68,780$43,347
Less Than 9th Grade$31,131$36,619$24,262
High School Graduate$44,210$53,776$32,022
Some College$53,091$66,477$37,899
Bachelors Degree$73,996$94,665$53,219
Graduate Degree$73,148$109,625$60,946

$55,604

Average Earnings

$68,780

Average Male

$43,347

Average Female

Fauquier County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fauquier County, Virginia Language by Age

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Fauquier County, Virginia Language

90.91% of Fauquier County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 9.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.15% of the population.

Fauquier County, Virginia Language

Fauquier County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White55,5202,5264.55%
Hispanic5,7351,03017.96%
Black5,0953496.85%
Multiple2,2181858.34%
Asian1,169877.44%
Other5046613.10%
Native261186.90%

5.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.98%

Male Poverty Rate

6.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fauquier County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fauquier County, Virginia is Hispanic, with 17.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fauquier County, Virginia is White, with 4.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.48%.

Fauquier County, Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.07%
High School6.97%
Some College4.25%
Bachelors or Greater3.58%

Fauquier County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed10.31%
Male Unemployed6.86%
Female Employed3.09%
Male Employed2.46%

Fauquier County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fauquier County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$100,783$124,756
Families$121,376$140,538
Married Families$131,625-
Non Families$57,679$75,269
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Income by Household Type

Fauquier County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.9%

Male Marriage Rate

54.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Fauquier County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Fauquier County, 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.

Fauquier County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Fauquier County, Virginia Marital Status

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6,120

Number of Veterans

5,572

Male Veterans

548

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,100
First Gulf War1,950
Second Gulf War1,304
Korea417
World War II123

Fauquier County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,707
65 to 741,442
55 to 641,311
75+1,228
18 to 34432

Fauquier County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,46211.75%
Black49012.01%
Hispanic1704.66%
2+ Races605.06%
Native American5823.87%
Asian293.29%
Islander1448.28%
Other Race71.82%

Fauquier County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Fauquier County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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2.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fauquier County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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67.4%

Labor Force Participation

65.1%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Fauquier County, Virginia Employment by Age

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Fauquier County, Virginia Employment by Race

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Fauquier County, 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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52.81%

Born in Fauquier County, Virginia

93.65%

Native Born

6.35%

Foreign Born

3.39%

Non Citizen

2.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.65% of Fauquier County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 52.81% having been born in Virginia. 3.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Fauquier County, 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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