Fairfax County

Fairfax County, Virginia

12000 Government Ctr Pkwy
Fairfax, VA 22035
Phone: (703) 324-2531
Fax: (703) 324-3956

On the northeastern border of VA, west of Washington, D.C.; organized May 6, 1742 from Prince William County. Parts annexed to Fairfax (independent) city effective December 31, 1991 and January 1, 1994. Name Origin: For Thomas, 6th Baron Fairfax of Cameron (1692-1780), inheritor of the "Fairfax Proprietary," vast estates in northern VA; the colonies' only resident peer

Area (sq mi):: 406.61 (land 395.04; water 11.57) Population per square mile: 2547.90
Population 2005: 1,006,529 State rank: 1 Population change: 2000-20005 3.80%; 1990-2000 18.50% Population 2000: 969,749 (White 64.40%; Black or African American 8.60%; Hispanic or Latino 11.00%; Asian 13.00%; Other 8.60%). Foreign born: 24.50%. Median age: 35.90
Income 2000: per capita $36,888; median household $81,050; Population below poverty level: 4.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $50,035-$53,984
Unemployment (2004): 2.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 30.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 47.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Fairfax County seat (22,062)
  • Herndon (21,666)
  • Vienna (14,850)

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