Falls Church, VA

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2020 Population
14,309
1.28% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mark Warner
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tim Kaine
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
39.2
1.29% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
2%
36.9% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$146,922
15.1% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$810,900
2.74% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Falls Church, VA had a population of 14.3k people with a median age of 39.2 and a median household income of $146,922. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Falls Church, VA grew from 14,128 to 14,309, a 1.28% increase and its median household income grew from $127,610 to $146,922, a 15.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Falls Church, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (71.2%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (9.88%), White (Hispanic) (6.85%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.57%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.66%).

None of the households in Falls Church, VA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

94.2% of the residents in Falls Church, VA are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Falls Church, VA was $810,900, and the homeownership rate was 58.8%.

Most people in Falls Church, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Falls Church, VA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Falls Church, VA is home to a population of 14.3k people, from which 94.2% are citizens. As of 2020, 17% of Falls Church, VA residents were born outside of the country (2.43k people).

In 2020, there were 7.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (10.2k people) in Falls Church, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.41k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 980 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

94.2%
2020 Citizenship
92.3%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 94.2% of Falls Church, VA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Falls Church, VA was 92.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Falls Church, VA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    10.2k ± 62
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    1.41k ± 122
  3. White (Hispanic)
    980 ± 258
10.6%
Hispanic Population
1.52k people

In 2020, there were 7.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (10.2k people) in Falls Church, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.41k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 980 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

10.6% of the people in Falls Church, VA are hispanic (1.52k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

17%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
2.43k people
19.2%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
2.71k people

As of 2020, 17% of Falls Church, VA residents (2.43k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Falls Church, VA was 19.2%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    433 ± 138
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    130 ± 74
  3. Vietnam
    93 ± 69

Falls Church, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 3.33 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Falls Church, VA employs 7.97k people. The largest industries in Falls Church, VA are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,091 people), Public Administration (1,258 people), and Educational Services (845 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($159,871), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($126,151), and Public Administration ($123,333).

Occupations

7.97k
2020 Value
± 613
1.12%
1 Year growth
± 10.3%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Falls Church, VA grew at a rate of 1.12%, from 7.88k employees to 7.97k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Falls Church, VA, are Management Occupations (1,695 people), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (922 people), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations (822 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Falls Church, VA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

7.97k
2020 Value
± 613
1.12%
1 Year growth
± 10.3%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Falls Church, VA grew at a rate of 1.12%, from 7.88k employees to 7.97k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Falls Church, VA, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,091 people), Public Administration (1,258 people), and Educational Services (845 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Falls Church, VA, though some of these residents may live in Falls Church, VA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$104,418
Median earning men ± $5,937
$63,970
Median earning women ± $7,207

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Information ($211,875), Public Administration ($140,417), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($131,587).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Information ($158,060), Public Administration ($107,132), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($97,143).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Virginia. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Virginia.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Virginia to other states, or from other states to Virginia.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $37.3B
  2. $28.7B
  3. $25.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Virginia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $37.3B, followed by Electronics ($28.7B) and Machinery ($25.6B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Virginia products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$325B
2020 Value in Virginia
$612B
Projected 2050 Value in Virginia
88.1% growth

In 2020, total outbound Virginia trade was $325B. This is expected to increase 88.1% to $612B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Virginia trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Virginia to other states, or from other states to Virginia.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $25B
  2. $18.9B
  3. $13.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Virginia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was North Carolina with $25B, followed by Maryland with $18.9B and Pennsylvania and $13.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Virginia shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing the state of Virginia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Virginia

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Mark Warner
Senator from Virginia2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009
Tim Kaine
Senator from Virginia1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing Virginia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Virginia over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Virginia

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Virginia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.823% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.842% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.66M), Some college (1.42M), and Bachelors Degree (1.41M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Falls Church, VA was $810,900 in 2020, which is 3.53 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $789,300 to $810,900, a 2.74% increase. The homeownership rate in Falls Church, VA is 58.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Falls Church, VA have an average commute time of 28.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Falls Church, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Falls Church, VA is $146,922. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Falls Church, VA was Census Tract 5001 with a value of $178,250, followed by Census Tract 5002 and Census Tract 5003, with respective values of $151,750 and $115,571.

Property

$810,900
Median Property Value 2020
±$39,435
$3,312
Median Property Taxes
±$324

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Falls Church, VA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Falls Church, VA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

58.8%
Homeownership
2020
63.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 58.8% of the housing units in Falls Church, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 58.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 5001
  2. Census Tract 5002
  3. Census Tract 5003

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Falls Church, VA was Census Tract 5001 with a value of $178,250, followed by Census Tract 5002 and Census Tract 5003, with respective values of $151,750 and $115,571.

The following map shows all of the places in Falls Church, VA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$146,922
Median Household Income
± $10,939
5.63k
Number of Households
± 474

In 2020, the median household income of the 5.63k households in Falls Church, VA grew to $146,922 from the previous year's value of $127,610.

The following chart displays the households in Falls Church, VA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Falls Church, VA is from Virginia.
0.478
2020 Wage GINI in Virginia
0.479
2019 Wage GINI in Virginia

In 2020, the income inequality in Virginia was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.181% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Virginia was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Virginia in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (60.6%)
  2. Public Transit (14.3%)
  3. Worked At Home (14.2%)

In 2020, 60.6% of workers in Falls Church, VA drove alone to work, followed by those who used public transit to get to work (14.3%) and those who worked at home (14.2%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

28.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Falls Church, VA have a longer commute time (28.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 0.731% of the workforce in Falls Church, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Falls Church, VA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Falls Church, VA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Falls Church, VA (285 out of 14.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 25 - 34, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Falls Church, VA is White, followed by Hispanic and Asian.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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97.4% of the population of Falls Church, VA has health coverage, with 74.1% on employee plans, 1.23% on Medicaid, 9.15% on Medicare, 10.7% on non-group plans, and 2.17% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Virginia was $7,556 in 2014. This is a 3.42% increase from the previous year ($7,306).

Primary care physicians in Falls Church city, VA see 352 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.44% increase from the previous year (347 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 305 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 87 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Virginia, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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352 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Falls Church city, VA

Primary care physicians in Falls Church city, VA see an average of 352 patients per year. This represents a 1.44% increase from the previous year (347 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Falls Church city, VA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Virginia across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.7% under 18 years, 18.6% between 18 and 34 years, 42.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.5% were men and 51.5% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

2.63%
Uninsured
74.1%
Employer Coverage
1.23%
Medicaid
9.15%
Medicare
10.7%
Non-Group
2.17%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Falls Church, VA declined by 1.35% from 2.67% to 2.63%.

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