Fairfax County, VA People


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Fairfax County, VA is a vibrant and diverse county that has something for everyone. With a population of 1,146,825, it is the most populous county in Virginia and one of the most populated counties in the United States. It boasts an impressive population density of 2,943 people per square mile. Local businesses include restaurants such as The Dairy Godmother, Tysons Biergarten and Bonefish Grill; retailers like Banana Republic Factory Store and Nordstrom Rack; and entertainment venues including Fairfax Corner 14+;IMAX Theatre at Mosaic District; and Bowlero Lanes & Lounge. Year-round outdoor activities include hiking or biking on the C&O Canal Towpath Trail, picking your own fruit at Butler’s Orchard, or taking in breathtaking views from Great Falls Park. Other organizations that call Fairfax County home are George Mason University and Inova Fairfax Hospital. Sporting events held in Fairfax County range from professional baseball with the Potomac Nationals to amateur soccer with FC Virginia Youth Soccer League. With something for everyone to enjoy - Fairfax County is a great place to call home!

The population in Fairfax County is 1,146,825. There are 2,933 people per square mile aka population density. The median age in Fairfax County is 38.3, the US median age is 38.4. The number of people per household in Fairfax County is 2.8, the US average of people per household is 2.6.

Family in Fairfax County
- 57.3% are married
- 7.8% are divorced
- 41.0% are married with children
- 10.4% have children, but are single
Race in Fairfax County

- 51.7% are White
- 9.3% are Black
- 18.8% are Asian
- 0.1% are Native American
- 0.3% claim Other
- 16.2% claim Hispanic ethnicity
- 3.6% Two or more races
- 0.0% Hawaiian, Pacific Islander

   Estimated Total Population by Age

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