Fauquier County VA Information


Fauquier County Subdivisions

Fauquier County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 70,247
Daytime Population: Workers 26,134
Daytime Population: Residents 34,371
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 60,505
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 69,858
Population in Familes 59,748
Population in Group Qrtrs 389
Population Density2 109
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $95,099
Average Household Income $116,631
Per Capita Income $42,455


Total Housing Units 27,662 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19,190 (69.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,275 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,197 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $400,460
Average Home Value $482,245


Total Households 25,465
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 18,772
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 1.03% 1.13%
Households 1.02% 1.12%
Families 0.89% 1.04%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   2.33%


Fauquier County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fauquier County to the other 133 counties / independent cities and county equivalents 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 # 29 79th
Population Density # 65 52nd
Diversity Index # 75 44th
Median Household Income # 8 95th
Per Capita Income # 8 95th

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