Demographics


Fairfax County is one of the best-educated workforces in the country. The population is growing at a steady rate, becoming increasingly diverse and successful. Additional general information about the county is available on the Fairfax County Website.

Population Characteristics

Population (2010 Census)  1,109,725 
Number of Jobs (2Q 2013) 590,407
Civilian Labor Force (October, 2013) 623,237 
Residents Working in Fairfax County (2011)   51.5% 
Unemployment Rate (October, 2013) 


4.3% 

Median Household Income (2012)  $107,096 
Per Capita Income (2012)  $49,572 
USA (2012)   $27,319 
Number of Persons per Household (2012)   2.76 
Median Age (2012)
 
37.4
 
Labor Force Participation Rates (2012)   
          Females, Age 16 and Older  66.7%  
          Males, Age 16 and Older  80.2% 

Sources:
Virginia Employment Commission
United States Census Bureau
2012 American Community Survey



Population Growth 

1990  818,584 
2000  969,749 
2005  1,033,646
2010  1,081,726 
2012   1,109,725 
2015   1,124,131 
2020  1,158,764 
2025  1,219,091 

Sources:
U.S. Census Bureau, 1970, 1980, 1990, 2000 and 2010 Decennial Censuses;
Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services
2012 to 2025 estimates and forecasts.