Fair Lakes CDP, VA Profile: Facts & Data


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Fair Lakes CDP, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Fair Lakes Census Designated Place had a population of 8,516 as of July 1, 2018. Fair Lakes CDP 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 Fair Lakes CDP is located at latitude 38.8531 and longitude -77.3893 in Fairfax County. The formal boundaries for the Fair Lakes Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

The Fair Lakes Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584844) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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Fair Lakes CDP, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,516
Population in Households 8,444
Population in Familes 6,491
Population in Group Qrtrs 72
Population Density2 3,587
Diversity Index3 69


Median Household Income $105,956
Average Household Income $135,292
Per Capita Income $54,821


Total Housing Units 3,557 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,229 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,194 (33.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 133 ( 3.7%)
Median Home Value $459,211
Average Home Value $516,861


Total Households 3,424
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 2,009
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.85% 0.62%
Households 0.76% 0.55%
Families 0.78% 0.5%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   2.44%

Fair Lakes CDP, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fair Lakes CDP to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 137 77th
Population Density # 70 88th
Diversity Index # 75 87th
Median Household Income # 82 86th
Per Capita Income # 49 92nd

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