Fairfax, Virginia 

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Economy in Fairfax, Virginia

Fairfax has an unemployment rate of 2.1%. The US average is 3.7%.

Fairfax has seen the job market increase by 2.0% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 39.1%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Fairfax
- The Sales Tax Rate for Fairfax is 6.0%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Fairfax is 5.8%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Fairfax
- The average income of a Fairfax resident is $44,747 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Fairfax resident is $100,584 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYFairfax, VirginiaUnited States
  2.1%3.7%
  2.0%1.6%
  39.1%33.5%
  6.0%6.2%
  5.8%4.6%
  $46,489$31,177
  $106,870$57,652
  $127,808$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.1%1.3%
  0.2%0.6%
  5.8%6.2%
  3.4%10.4%
  1.4%2.7%
  10.7%11.6%
  1.8%4.1%
  0.3%0.9%
  2.2%2.1%
  3.9%4.7%
  2.8%1.9%
  16.4%6.7%
  0.1%0.1%
  5.0%4.3%
  10.8%9.3%
  8.8%13.8%
  1.8%2.2%
  8.0%7.4%
  5.4%4.9%
  11.2%4.8%
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    Reviews for Fairfax    28 Reviews
    A wonderful place, IF you can afford it. - 4/8/2020
    I lived in the area for 17 years through high school until I eventually became a truck driver. Having now seen most states extensively, I wanted to fairly review what... Read More

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    Poor Quality Housing; Nightmarish Highway System - 11/14/2017
    Living in Fairfax, or any of the Northern Virginia suburbs of DC, means dealing with highways that are a Gordian knot of converging lanes and overpasses, making long... Read More

    High - 1/1/2015
    The Cost of living here is high. Though the standard of living is also high, unless you're making over 50,000/year, it's difficult to both live and build any sort of... Read More


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    ZIP CODES IN FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA
    22030

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