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Falls Church is a suburb of Washington, D.C. with a population of 14,128. 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
14,128

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$789,300
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,867
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    42%
  • Own
    58%
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Falls Church Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    26.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    6.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    33.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    80
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,152.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    299.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    43%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    35%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    14%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    7%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    national  12%

Working in Falls Church

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$127,610
National
$62,843

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