Chantilly, Virginia 

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-42.6% since 2000

Unemployment Rate


Cost of Living

152.7 / 100

Median Home Price


Median Income


Comfort Index (Climate)

8.3 / 5.6

summer / winter

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Chantilly is an affluent city in Fairfax County, Virginia. It lies about 30 miles west of Washington D.C. and offers a mix of small-town charm and urban amenities. The area is well known for its historical charm; many monuments, buildings and sites from the Civil War still exist. The city also boasts outdoor activities like hiking trails and parks, golf courses, horseback riding, and more. Chantilly is home to Dulles Airport, which provides travelers with easy access to close-by destinations such as Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York City. Additionally, the area is home to several wineries, farmers markets, shopping centers, movie theaters and diverse dining options. National center - Along the Potomac River between southern Maryland and northern Virginia, inland from Chesapeake Bay.
Zip Codes: 20151
Cost of Living: 52.7% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 26 ft above sea level

Uniquely attractive core
Arts and culture
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What Bert Has To Say About Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Metro Area

It would be an understatement to say that the nation’s capital is a unique place. The centrally located National Mall is an urban planning gem, with excellent open spaces, walking paths, and major monuments in a classic architectural style. Lining the mall is the Smithsonian museum complex, probably the best set of museums in the world in a single location. In reality, the whole mall setup is a museum in and of itself and a major destination for locals and visitors alike. Numerous government offices and first class hospitality venues surround the mall. To the northwest of the mall, but still within the city limits, lies the upscale residential and commercial enclave of Georgetown, home to Georgetown University, George Washington Hospital, and a variety of entertainment and nightlife amenities. But not all of the D.C. central city glitters; to the north and east in particular lies a considerable expanse of socioeconomically mixed neighborhoods and areas of urban decay.


The unemployment rate in Chantilly is 4.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Chantilly jobs have increased by 2.0%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Chantilly's cost of living is 52.7% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Chantilly's Cost of Living

September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Chantilly, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, Fairfax county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 69.9% to 28.0%. More Voting Stats

Chantilly's population is 23,564 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 12.1%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 31.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Chantilly is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.1%.

Chantilly public schools spend $14,978 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.8 students per teacher in Chantilly. More Education

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Housing Market in Chantilly

It's a good time to buy in Chantilly. Home Appreciation is up 7.1% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Chantilly is .

Reviews for Chantilly   3 Reviews
wanting to spread out a little - 8/3/2007
I have grown up in the Northern Va. area. It is a great place to make a lot of money and live a very busy life. We would now like to move to an area where we can... Read More

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Traffic - 7/30/2006
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4 Seasons - 5/22/2006
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