Annandale, Virginia - Basic Facts

Annandale is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Annandale Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Fairfax County at latitude 38.8304 and longitude -77.1964. Fairfax County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 361 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Annandale Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 7.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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Annandale, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 41,729
Population in Households 41,389
Population in Familes 32,970
Population in Group Qrtrs 340
Population Density1 5,311
Diversity Index2 82


Total Households 14,363
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 9,893
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,982 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,403 (56.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,960 (39.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 619 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $446,620
Average Home Value $475,193


Median Household Income $80,229
Average Household Income $104,163
Per Capita Income $35,887
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


Population 0.41% 0.73%
Households 0.3% 0.69%
Families 0.25% 0.67%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   3.17%
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 591 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 DescriptionRankPercentile
Total Population # 25 96th
Population Density1 # 28 95th
Diversity Index2 # 22 96th
Median Household Income # 126 79th
Per Capita Income # 128 79th

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