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PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Fairfax is 23% more densely populated than Raleigh.
People are 18.2% less likely to be married in Raleigh.
The Median Age is 6.5 years older in Fairfax.

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PEOPLE
 Fairfax, VARaleigh, NCUnited States
 Population24,013451,066321,418,820
 Population - 201022,058382,729308,745,538
 Population - 200021,498276,093285,036,114
 Population - 199019,622207,951251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now22.38%116.91%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now11.70%63.38%12.76%
 Pop. Density3,8493,13091
 Land Area61443,531,905
 Water Area01264,837
 Median Age3932.537.4
 Female Population50.49%51.91%50.81%
 Male Population49.51%48.09%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Fairfax, VARaleigh, NCUnited States
 Age 0 to 47.24%6.79%6.36%
 Age 5 to 94.79%6.57%6.51%
 Age 10 to 145.69%6.00%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.90%3.37%4.03%
 Age 18 to 203.16%6.10%4.35%
 Age 21 to 245.76%7.56%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3414.49%18.05%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4414.05%15.19%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5413.76%12.53%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.93%4.96%6.57%
 Age 60 to 646.00%4.01%5.72%
 Age 65 to 747.68%4.96%7.64%
 Age 75 to 844.42%2.74%4.26%
 Age 85 and over2.12%1.20%1.85%
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 RACE
 Fairfax, VARaleigh, NCUnited States
 White60.17%53.95%62.77%
 Black4.58%28.52%12.24%
 Asian14.69%4.28%4.95%
 Native American0.42%0.22%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.16%0.09%0.16%
 Other0.10%0.32%0.20%
 Two or More Races3.63%1.70%2.13%
 Hispanic16.26%10.91%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic83.74%89.09%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Fairfax, VARaleigh, NCUnited States
 Households8,480166,316116,211,000
 Family Households5,58093,59576,958,100
 Non Family Households2,90072,72139,253,000
 Household Size2.712.422.63
 Married Population52.33%42.83%50.58%
 Single Population47.67%57.18%49.42%
 Now Married50.57%40.11%48.41%
 Married but Separated1.76%2.71%2.17%
 Never Married33.01%42.43%32.55%
 Widowed5.25%4.18%5.95%
 Divorced9.41%10.56%10.92%
 Married, w/children33.91%32.64%31.68%
 Married, no children44.95%35.02%41.44%
 Single, w/children9.80%23.13%16.94%
 Single, no children11.34%9.21%9.95%

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