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West Falls Church, Virginia - Basic Facts

The West Falls Church had a population of 30,786 as of July 1, 2018. West Falls Church 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 West Falls Church is located at latitude 38.8656 and longitude -77.1877 in Falls Church (city) County. The formal boundaries for the West Falls Church (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Falls Church (city) County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 335 feet.

While the primary coordinates for West Falls Church are located in Falls Church (city) County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Fairfax County.

The West Falls Church (GNIS ID: ) has a U5 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name. It also has a Functional Status Code of ""

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West Falls Church, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 30,786
Population in Households 30,775
Population in Familes 24,003
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density2 6,172
Diversity Index3 83


Median Household Income $94,766
Average Household Income $123,844
Per Capita Income $42,777


Total Housing Units 11,013 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,408 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,223 (38.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 382 ( 3.5%)
Median Home Value $458,333
Average Home Value $499,754


Total Households 10,631
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 7,022
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 0.64% 0.63%
Households 0.48% 0.49%
Families 0.43% 0.5%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   2.81%

West Falls Church, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Falls Church 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 # 36 94th
Population Density # 16 97th
Diversity Index # 19 97th
Median Household Income # 105 82nd
Per Capita Income # 111 81st

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