Franconia, VA Profile: Facts & Data

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Franconia, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Franconia Census Designated Place had a population of 18,845 as of July 1, 2019. Franconia 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 Franconia is located at latitude 38.7821 and longitude -77.1464 in Fairfax County. The formal boundaries for the Franconia Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Fairfax County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 249 feet.

The Franconia Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389809) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Franconia: Franconia Station.

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Franconia, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Franconia, VA Housing Affordability Index is 128
State of Virginia Housing Affordability Index is 126
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Franconia, VA Wealth Index is 179
State of Virginia Wealth Index is 124
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 18,845
Population in Households 18,843
Population in Familes 14,562
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density 5,417
Diversity Index1 73
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $117,336
Average Household Income $146,210
Per Capita Income $58,659
Wealth Index3 179

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,747 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,268 (68.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,241 (28.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 238 ( 3.1%)
Median Home Value $443,136
Housing Affordability Index2 128
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,509
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 4,553
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.35% 0.32%
Households 0.16% 0.2%
Families 0.08% 0.24%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   2.11%

Franconia, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Franconia to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 68 89th
Population Density # 29 95th
Diversity Index # 61 90th
Median Household Income # 65 89th
Per Capita Income # 45 93rd

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