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Fairfax Station, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Fairfax Station Census Designated Place had a population of 12,137 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Fairfax Station is located at latitude 38.7948 and longitude -77.3385 in Fairfax County. The formal boundaries for the Fairfax Station Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Fairfax County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 410 feet.

The Fairfax Station Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584843) 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 Fairfax Station population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fairfax Station: Swetman, Swetnam.

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Fairfax Station, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 12,137
Daytime Population: Workers 1,665
Daytime Population: Residents 5,422
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,087
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.58
Population in Households 12,131
Population in Familes 11,128
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 1,336
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $163,638
Average Household Income $223,930
Per Capita Income $76,066


Total Housing Units 4,174 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,749 (89.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 356 ( 8.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 69 ( 1.7%)
Median Home Value $655,994
Average Home Value $688,063


Total Households 4,105
Average Household Size 2.96
Family Households 3,519
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.12% 0.28%
Households 0.12% 0.25%
Families 0.09% 0.22%
Median Household Income   0.4%
Per Capita Income   1.29%

Fairfax Station, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fairfax Station to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 109 82nd
Population Density # 195 67th
Diversity Index # 263 56th
Median Household Income # 11 98th
Per Capita Income # 8 99th

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