The Great Falls CDP(1) had a population of 15,783 as of July 1, 2021.
The primary coordinate point for Great Falls is located at latitude 38.9982 and longitude -77.2883 in Fairfax County. The formal boundaries for the Great Falls Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 25.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0.24 sq. miles. Fairfax County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 344 feet.
The Great Falls Census Designated Place 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 Great Falls: Forestville.
|Total Population||15,783 (100%)|
|Population in Households||15,783 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||14,845 (94.1%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$200,001|
|Average Household Income||$313,667|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||25%|
|Per Capita Income||$101,499|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||5,221 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||4,788 (91.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||316 ( 6.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||117 ( 2.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$1,184,549|
|Average Home Value||$1,289,385|
|Housing Affordability Index3||96|
|Average Household Size||3.09|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.0%|
|Per Capita Income||1.41%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.27%|
The table below compares Great Falls to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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.
|Total Population||# 87||85th|
|Population Density||# 336||44th|
|Median Household Income||# 5||99th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 68||11th|
|Per Capita Income||# 2||100th|
|Diversity Index||# 310||48th|
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