Mount Vernon (Fairfax County, VA) Change Neighborhood

Inside the Fairfax Government Center, looking down from the fifth floor to lower levels.  Staff Photo by Tracy A. Woodward

Inside the Fairfax Government Center, looking down from the fifth floor to lower levels. Staff Photo by Tracy A. Woodward

Townhouses on  Gunther Court in Centreville, Va. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/ For The Washington Post.

Townhouses on Gunther Court in Centreville, Va. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/ For The Washington Post.

Twin Lakes Golf Course, Clifton, Va. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

Twin Lakes Golf Course, Clifton, Va. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

One of the many horse farms in Clifton, Va. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

One of the many horse farms in Clifton, Va. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

Homes on Ellsworth Avenue, Great Falls, Va. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/ For The Washington Post.

Homes on Ellsworth Avenue, Great Falls, Va. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/ For The Washington Post.

Avg Home Sold Price
$282,998

Last six months

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Avg Monthly Rent
$1,173

Based on 1Bd, 1 Bath

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Demographics

Population
12,878
Population Change Since 2000
22%
Population Change Since 1990
22%
Population Density
2,400
Median Annual Household Income
$123,929
Change in Avg Income Since 2000
38%
Change in Avg Income Since 1990
84%
Households with Children
33.0%
Avg Residents per Home
2.8
Median Age
36
Married
70%
Single
24%
Divorced
8%

Real Estate

Owner-Occupied Homes
79%
Renter-Occupied Homes
16%
Vacant Homes
4%
Median Years in Residence
4.7
Annual Residential Turnover
17%
Median Age of Homes (Years)
34

Transportation

Average Commute Time
32.8 min
Distance to Nearest Airport (Mile)
10.0
Drive/Carpool
87%
Public Transit
7%
Walk/Bike/Other
1%
Work at Home
4%

Data Provided by Onboard Informatics. Neighborhood Site Index

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