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Fast & Fun Facts about Fairfax County

Fairfax County

Here's some fast & fun facts about Fairfax County, Virginia:

Population:  1,037,605 (as of April 2009)

Size:  407 square miles.  395 square miles of land and 12 square miles of water

Fairfax County has the 2nd highest median household income of any county of over 250,000 population in the United States!  Number 1 is neighboring Loudoun County, Virginia.

8 Fortune 500 Companies are headquartered in Fairfax County.

The following area are all located within Fairfax County:  Annandale, Burke, Centreville, Chantilly, Great Falls, McLean, Oakton, Reston, Springfield.

Fairfax County Resources:

Fairfax County Government

Fairfax County Public Schools

Doing Business in Fairfax County

Search for Homes in Fairfax County

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Comment balloon 4 commentsBrian Block • November 08 2010 02:43PM


Excellent information, clear and concise. We should all present our counties like that.

Posted by JM Padron, CCIM, MRICS, CCIM, MRICS, Serving South Florida (INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL ASSOCIATES) over 7 years ago

You have one or two more buyers in your market than I do in mine!  Wow.....your population is huge!

Posted by Damon Gettier, Broker/Owner ABRM, GRI, CDPE (Damon Gettier & Associates, REALTORS- Roanoke Va Short Sale Expert) over 7 years ago

Been there.  Done that.  Seen it.  Got the T-shirt too!


Posted by Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia (Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC) over 7 years ago

Brian - I learned the other day that Mount Vernon is in Fairfax County, which is something I did not know.

Posted by Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi, MA, PSA, TRC - Greater Clearwater Florida Residential Real Estate Professional, Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor (Charles Rutenberg Realty) over 7 years ago