Falls Church


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Falls Church,

independent city (1990 pop. 9,578), NE Va., a residential suburb of Washington, D.C.; inc. as a town 1875, as a city 1948. There is diverse light manufacturing, including telecommunications equipment. George Washington and George Mason (author of the Virginia Bill of Rights) were members of the vestry of the Falls Church (built 1767–69).

Falls Church (Independent City), Virginia

300 Park Ave
Falls Church, VA 22046
Phone: (703) 248-5001
Fax: (703) 248-5146
www.ci.falls-church.va.us

In northeastern VA, west of Washington, D.C., near the Little Falls of the Potomac River. Established in 1850, incorporated as a town in 1875; as a city in 1948. Name Origin: For an Anglican church, so named for its location near the falls, built in the area about 1769

Area (sq mi):: 1.99 (land 1.99; water 0.00) Population per square mile: 5417.60
Population 2005: 10,781 State rank: 113 Population change: 2000-20005 3.90%; 1990-2000 8.30% Population 2000: 10,377 (White 79.60%; Black or African American 3.30%; Hispanic or Latino 8.40%; Asian 6.50%; Other 5.20%). Foreign born: 16.10%. Median age: 39.70
Income 2000: per capita $41,051; median household $74,924; Population below poverty level: 4.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $50,035-$53,984
Unemployment (2004): 3.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 26.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 84.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Falls Church County seat (10,781)

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