Welcome to Fairfax

The city of Fairfax and the area immediately surrounding the historical border of the city of Fairfax, collectively designated by Fairfax County as “Fairfax”, comprise the county seat of Fairfax County. The city is part of the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area as well as a part of Northern Virginia.

Quick Facts

Population

24,483

Female

12,436

Male

12,047

  • White
    13,927
    58.3%
  • Hispanic
    4,130
    17.3%
  • Asian alone
    3,847
    16.1%
  • Black
    1,132
    4.7%
Median Home Price

$ 518,329

Average Income

$107,156

Median resident age

40.0 years

Fairfax Schools

SchoolGradesSchool LevelState Ranking/# of SchoolsStudent/Teacher Ratio
Appletree SchoolPK-3Private–: –/–6.7
Bonnie Brae ElementaryPK-6Elementary2017: 588/109916.7
Daniels Run ElementaryPK-6Elementary2017: 838/109915.1
Eagle View ElementaryPK-6Elementary2017: 576/109914.7
Fairfax County Adult High9-12High2017: 323/3243.9
Fairfax High9-12High2017: 87/32415.7
Fairfax High School Academy–: –/–
Fairfax Juvenile Detention Home–: –/–
Fairfax Villa ElementaryPK-6Elementary2017: 584/109913.8
Fairhill ElementaryPK-6Elementary2017: 402/109915.2
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Highest Rated Places to Eat in Fairfax

Founding Farmers – DC

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The Pig

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4

American (Traditional)
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Blue Duck Tavern

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4

American (New)
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Old Ebbitt Grill

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4

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Honeysuckle

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4

American (New)
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Le Diplomate

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4.5

Brasseries
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