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Fairfax Station
  • Suburb in Virginia

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grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade B+
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B minus

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Fairfax Station is a suburb of Washington, D.C. with a population of 12,364. Fairfax Station is in Fairfax County and is one of the best places to live in Virginia. Living in Fairfax Station offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Fairfax Station there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Residents of Fairfax Station tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Fairfax Station are highly rated.

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About Fairfax Station...
Population
12,364

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$682,800
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$2,293
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    6%
  • Own
    94%
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Fairfax Station Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    39%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    35%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    18%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    6%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  11%

Working in Fairfax Station

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$179,651
National
$64,994

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