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The Wolf Trap CDP(1) had a population of 16,352 as of July 1, 2022.

The primary coordinate point for Wolf Trap is located at latitude 38.9398 and longitude -77.2861 in Fairfax County. The formal boundaries for the Wolf Trap Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 9.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Fairfax County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 279 feet.

The Wolf Trap 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.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Wolf Trap, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 16,352 (100%)
Population in Households 16,342 (99.9%)
Population in Families 15,452 (94.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 10 ( 0.1%)
Population Density 1,672
Diversity Index2 55


Median Household Income $200,001
Average Household Income $338,632
% of Income for Mortgage4 24%
Per Capita Income $109,033
Wealth Index5 462


Total HU (Housing Units) 5,363 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,931 (91.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 304 ( 5.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 128 ( 2.4%)
Median Home Value $909,614
Average Home Value $987,822
Housing Affordability Index3 100


Total Households 5,235
Average Household Size 3.12
Family Households 4,689
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population -0.39% -0.45%
Households -0.42% -0.50%
Families   -0.51%
Median Household Income   0.00%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.40%

Wolf Trap, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wolf Trap to the other 672 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 85 88th
Population Density # 173 74th
Median Household Income # 11 99th
Housing Affordability Index # 150 22nd
Per Capita Income # 3 100th
Diversity Index # 273 60th

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