Great Falls, Virginia 

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Population

15,723

-2.1% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.6%

Median Income

$229,200

Median Home Price

$1,304,200

Median Age

47.6

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.3 / 5.6

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Great Falls, Virginia

National center - Along the Potomac River between southern Maryland and northern Virginia, inland from Chesapeake Bay. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Great Falls, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Great Falls, VA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Uniquely attractive core
Arts and culture
Historic interest
Cons
Growth and sprawl
Cost of living
Summer heat


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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Virginia
County: Fairfax County
Metro Area: Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately liberal
City: Great Falls
Zip Codes: 22066
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 26 ft above sea level

Highlights

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

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Great Falls's cost of living is 125.2% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Great Falls's Cost of Living

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

POPULATION
Great Falls's population is 15,723 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 2.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 35.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Great Falls is Real Estate: $1,304,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.5%.

SCHOOLS
Great Falls 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 Great Falls. More Education



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Housing Market in Great Falls

It's a good time to buy in Great Falls. Home Appreciation is up 14.5% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Great Falls is $1,304,200.

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Reviews for Great Falls   3 Reviews
Great Falls, Virginia - 5/16/2008
Close to Washington, DC (so you get the benefits of a major metropolitan area), yet maintains a semi-rural character. No multi-family housing. Excellent school system.... Read More

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expensive housing - 4/13/2007
We actually live in a small part of Great Falls that is located in Loudoun County, but this comment actually applies to the bulk of the area in Northern Virginia. ... Read More

Too Much Money - 9/5/2006
It takes way too much money out here for anyone who is just starting or trying to get a foothold in the working world. You cannot afford to live anywhere without having... Read More


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