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Falls Church
  • Suburb in Virginia

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

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Falls Church is a suburb of Washington, D.C. with a population of 14,309. Falls Church is in Falls Church City County and is one of the best places to live in Virginia. Living in Falls Church offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Falls Church there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Falls Church. The public schools in Falls Church are highly rated.

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About Falls Church...
Population
14,309

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$810,900
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$2,044
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    41%
  • Own
    59%
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Falls Church Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    40.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    13.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    47.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    141.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    989.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    174.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    48%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    31%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    11%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    7%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  11%

Working in Falls Church

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$146,922
National
$64,994

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