Latest Data (2017)
Population 24,097
Nationwide Rank 1564

Quick Facts

Fairfax, Virginia is the 1,564th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Fairfax, Virginia is a city.

Fairfax, Virginia is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Fairfax had its largest population ever.

Fairfax, Virginia's growth is about average. 53% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Fairfax, Virginia Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1554 Ridgeland, Mississippi 24,266 19.3%
1555 Erie, Colorado 24,234 269.7%
1556 Ponca City, Oklahoma 24,220 -6.6%
1557 Calabasas, California 24,202 17.0%
1558 Loma Linda, California 24,196 25.5%
1559 Avon Lake, Ohio 24,184 31.7%
1560 Mequon, Wisconsin 24,159 6.5%
1561 Hialeah Gardens, Florida 24,156 25.0%
1562 Kiryas Joel, New York 24,155 81.9%
1563 Forest Grove, Oregon 24,141 33.1%
1564 Fairfax, Virginia 24,097 11.3%
1565 Freeport, Illinois 24,091 -8.7%
1566 Carteret, New Jersey 24,084 15.5%
1567 Cudahy, California 24,076 -0.9%
1568 Farmington, Utah 24,066 96.5%
1569 Wilsonville, Oregon 24,058 67.1%
1570 Columbus, Mississippi 24,041 -7.1%
1571 Dinuba, California 24,034 34.6%
1572 Brandon, Mississippi 23,999 35.5%
1573 Rolling Meadows, Illinois 23,988 -2.6%
1574 Zion, Illinois 23,952 4.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
805 Charlottesville 48,019 19.6%
856 Blacksburg 44,563 11.8%
920 Manassas 41,501 18.9%
928 Danville 41,130 -14.7%
1201 Petersburg 31,750 -5.4%
1331 Fredericksburg 28,360 46.4%
1344 Winchester 27,932 17.8%
1452 Salem 25,862 4.2%
1534 Herndon 24,532 12.7%
1536 Staunton 24,528 2.8%
1564 Fairfax 24,097 11.3%
1650 Hopewell 22,621 1.4%
1662 Waynesboro 22,327 13.9%
1665 Christiansburg 22,259 30.8%
1953 Culpeper 18,413 89.8%
1999 Colonial Heights 17,830 5.4%
2015 Radford 17,658 11.3%
2085 Bristol 16,790 -3.0%
2103 Manassas Park 16,591 60.5%
2110 Vienna 16,544 13.9%
2254 Front Royal 15,239 11.8%
2273 Williamsburg 15,031 25.3%
2313 Falls Church 14,583 40.3%
2501 Martinsville 13,142 -14.4%
2676 Poquoson 12,053 4.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 24,097 1,564
2016 24,164 1,548
2015 24,013 1,546
2014 24,483 1,511
2013 23,973 1,531
2012 23,461 1,541
2011 22,940 1,567
2010 22,565 1,572
2009 24,665 1,421
2008 24,066 1,446
2007 23,317 1,476
2006 22,802 1,480
2005 21,997 1,518
2004 22,100 1,494
2003 22,248 1,473
2002 22,095 1,468
2001 21,938 1,469
2000 21,650 1,469
1990 19,945 1,377