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The Fairfax County Courthouse in Fairfax City, Va. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/ For The Washington Post.

The Fairfax County Courthouse in Fairfax City, Va. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/ For The Washington Post.

Homes on University Drive, Fairfax City, Va. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/ For The Washington Post.

Homes on University Drive, Fairfax City, Va. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/ For The Washington Post.

Cedar Avenue, Fairfax City, Va. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/ For The Washington Post.

Cedar Avenue, Fairfax City, Va. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/ For The Washington Post.

Townhouses on School Road, Fairfax City, Va. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/ For The Washington Post.

Townhouses on School Road, Fairfax City, Va. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/ For The Washington Post.

Homes on Chancery Park Drive, Fairfax City, Va. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/ For The Washington Post.

Homes on Chancery Park Drive, Fairfax City, Va. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/ For The Washington Post.

Homes on Bellavia Lane, Fairfax City, Va. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/ For The Washington Post.

Homes on Bellavia Lane, Fairfax City, Va. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/ For The Washington Post.

Avg Home Sold Price
$493,837

Last six months

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Avg Monthly Rent
$1,174

Based on 1Bd, 1 Bath

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Demographics

Population
22,218
Population Change Since 2000
3%
Population Change Since 1990
12%
Population Density
3,561
Median Annual Household Income
$100,797
Change in Avg Income Since 2000
47%
Change in Avg Income Since 1990
98%
Households with Children
29.0%
Avg Residents per Home
2.6
Median Age
39
Married
55%
Single
30%
Divorced
8%

Real Estate

Owner-Occupied Homes
71%
Renter-Occupied Homes
25%
Vacant Homes
4%
Median Years in Residence
3.3
Annual Residential Turnover
23%
Median Age of Homes (Years)
35

Transportation

Average Commute Time
29.6 min
Distance to Nearest Airport (Mile)
0.0
Drive/Carpool
85%
Public Transit
8%
Walk/Bike/Other
4%
Work at Home
3%

Data Provided by Onboard Informatics. Neighborhood Site Index

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