|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Fairfax is 24,276. Fairfax, Virginia is the 1,603rd largest city in the US.
Fairfax is located entirely in Fairfax city.
The current population of Fairfax (24,276) is it's peak population.
Fairfax has grown 12.1% since the 2000. Fairfax, Virginia's growth is about average. 49% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Fairfax has a population density of 3,616.8 people per square mile.
|1598||Ponca City, Oklahoma||24,398||-6.0%|
|1605||South Plainfield, New Jersey||24,243||10.9%|
|1606||Lexington, South Carolina||24,208||126.9%|
|1607||Melrose Park, Illinois||24,206||4.4%|
The total voting age population of Fairfax, Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 15,623. The voting age population is 48.9% male and 51.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.9% of the residents of Fairfax are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Fairfax are 67.8% White, 17.2% Asian, 5.1% Two or more races, 5.0% Other, 4.9% Black and 0.1% American Indian. Additionally, 17.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Fairfax, 9.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 7.3%. On a per-household basis, 4.0% of families are below the poverty line in Fairfax.
Among those aged 16 and older, 70.5% of Fairfax residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 94.0% of Fairfax residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 60.8% have a bachelor's degree and 29.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Fairfax residents aged 5 and older, 33.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 14.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 5.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 11.6% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Fairfax is 4.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Fairfax, 22.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Fairfax is $116,979.
In Fairfax, 70.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 30.0% of housing units in Fairfax.
Of all the housing units in Fairfax, 1.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Fairfax, 13.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Fairfax is $1,834.
In Fairfax, 95.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.