Annandale, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Annandale, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Annandale Census Designated Place had a population of 42,402 as of July 1, 2016. Annandale ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Annandale is located at latitude 38.8328 and longitude -77.1962 in Fairfax County. The formal boundaries for the Annandale Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Fairfax County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 361 feet.

The Annandale Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389138) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Annandale population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Annandale, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 42,402
Population in Households 42,050
Population in Familes 33,528
Population in Group Qrtrs 352
Population Density1 5,403
Diversity Index2 83


Total Households 14,526
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 9,988
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 15,145 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,546 (56.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,980 (39.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 619 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $438,567
Average Home Value $463,232


Median Household Income $81,656
Average Household Income $106,097
Per Capita Income $36,609
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.54% 0.57%
Households 0.38% 0.5%
Families 0.32% 0.46%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   1.59%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Annandale, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Annandale to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 26 96th
Population Density1 # 28 95th
Diversity Index2 # 21 97th
Median Household Income # 121 80th
Per Capita Income # 128 79th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.