Fairfax County

Fairfax County is home to everything from the shopping mecca of Tysons Corner to the planned live-work-play communities of Reston and Merrifield. Catch outdoor concerts at the famous Wolf Trap, hike at Great Falls National Park or enjoy the company of new neighbors in your suburban community with tree-lined streets.

 

Demographics | Housing | Schools | Transportation | Attractions | Taxes


Demographics

 Land Area  406 Square Miles
 Population  1,127,497
 Median Age  38.7

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Housing

 Number of Households  406,692
 Average Household Income  $155,909
 Average Home Sold Price  $600,467
 Average Detached Home Price  $787,379
 


Schools

 School Enrollment  188,403
 Graduation Rate  91.5%
 Average SAT Score  1212
 Cost Invested Per Pupil  $15,293

 

Transportation

Getting in and out of Fairfax County is easy thanks to the Metro, the Fairfax Connector bus route and a number of highways and connecting roads.  

 


Attractions

 

Taxes

 State Income Tax (VA)  5.75%
 Real Property Tax Rate  $1.159 per $100 Assessed Value
 Vehicle Tax  $4.470 per $100 Assessed Value
 Sales Tax (Combined State and Local)  6.0%