Franconia, VA

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2022 Population
17,906
2.21% 1-year decline
US Senator
Mark Warner
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tim Kaine
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
40.4
1.51% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
4%
7.83% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$143,322
9.38% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$508,000
12% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Franconia, VA had a population of 17.9k people with a median age of 40.4 and a median household income of $143,322. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Franconia, VA declined from 18,310 to 17,906, a −2.21% decrease and its median household income grew from $131,028 to $143,322, a 9.38% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Franconia, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (41.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (22.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (20%), White (Hispanic) (5.41%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (5.08%).

None of the households in Franconia, 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% of the residents in Franconia, VA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Franconia, VA was $508,000, and the homeownership rate was 75.7%.

Most people in Franconia, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 34 minutes. The average car ownership in Franconia, VA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Franconia, VA is home to a population of 17.9k people, from which 94% are citizens. As of 2022, 27.3% of Franconia, VA residents were born outside of the country (4.88k people).

In 2022, there were 1.83 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.48k people) in Franconia, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.09k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.58k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

94%
2022 Citizenship
92.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94% of Franconia, VA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Franconia, VA was 92.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Franconia, VA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    7.48k ± 678
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    4.09k ± 669
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    3.58k ± 699
13.5%
Hispanic Population
2.42k people

In 2022, there were 1.83 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.48k people) in Franconia, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.09k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.58k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

13.5% of the people in Franconia, VA are hispanic (2.42k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Franconia, VA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

27.3%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
4.88k people
29.3%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
5.36k people

As of 2022, 27.3% of Franconia, VA residents (4.88k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Franconia, VA was 29.3%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    839 ± 217
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    212 ± 89
  3. Vietnam
    151 ± 90

Franconia, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 3.96 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Franconia, VA employs 11.1k people. The largest industries in Franconia, VA are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,764 people), Public Administration (2,516 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,022 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($131,687), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($109,956), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($102,878).

Occupations

11.1k
2022 Value
± 863
−2.95%
1 Year decline
± 11.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Franconia, VA declined at a rate of −2.95%, from 11.4k employees to 11.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Franconia, VA, are Management Occupations (1,847 people), Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1,838 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1,400 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Franconia, VA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

11.1k
2022 Value
± 863
−2.95%
1 Year decline
± 11.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Franconia, VA declined at a rate of −2.95%, from 11.4k employees to 11.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Franconia, VA, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,764 people), Public Administration (2,516 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,022 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Franconia, VA, though some of these residents may live in Franconia, 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

$96,000
Median earning men ± $14,599
$79,352
Median earning women ± $4,774

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($141,714), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($135,152), and Information ($121,630).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($129,896), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($92,273), and Manufacturing ($81,842).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.1M people employed in Virginia. This represents a 2.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.8%.

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

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Virginia went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 54.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (44%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.45%).

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.

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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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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.884% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.904% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.71M), Bachelors Degree (1.47M), and Some college (1.4M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Franconia, VA was $508,000 in 2022, which is 1.8 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $453,700 to $508,000, a 12% increase. The homeownership rate in Franconia, VA is 75.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Franconia, VA have an average commute time of 34 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Franconia, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Franconia, VA is $143,322. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Franconia, VA was Census Tract 4202.01 with a value of $186,361, followed by Census Tract 4211.01 and Census Tract 4211.02, with respective values of $156,507 and $143,542.

Property

$508,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$31,086
$5,643
Median Property Taxes
±$524

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 Franconia, VA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

75.7%
Homeownership
2022
68.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 75.7% of the housing units in Franconia, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 74.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 4202.01
  2. Census Tract 4211.01
  3. Census Tract 4211.02

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Franconia, VA was Census Tract 4202.01 with a value of $186,361, followed by Census Tract 4211.01 and Census Tract 4211.02, with respective values of $156,507 and $143,542.

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

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Household Income

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$143,322
Median Household Income
± $9,067
7.46k
Number of Households
± 599

In 2022, the median household income of the 7.46k households in Franconia, VA grew to $143,322 from the previous year's value of $131,028.

The following chart displays the households in Franconia, 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 Franconia, VA is from Virginia.
0.475
2022 Wage GINI in Virginia
0.476
2021 Wage GINI in Virginia

In 2022, the income inequality in Virginia was 0.475 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.164% decline from 2021 to 2022, 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 2022
  1. Drove Alone (54.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (30.7%)
  3. Public Transit (9.79%)

In 2022, 54.1% of workers in Franconia, VA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (30.7%) and those who used public transit to get to work (9.79%).

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Commute Time

34 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Franconia, VA have a longer commute time (34 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.2% of the workforce in Franconia, 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 Franconia, VA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Franconia, VA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Franconia, VA (716 out of 17.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Franconia, VA is Black, followed by White 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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Health

94.3% of the population of Franconia, VA has health coverage, with 62.3% on employee plans, 3.32% on Medicaid, 8.96% on Medicare, 15.8% on non-group plans, and 4% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Fairfax County, VA see 901 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.12% decrease from the previous year (930 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 918 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 486 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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901 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Fairfax County, VA

Primary care physicians in Fairfax County, VA see an average of 901 patients per year. This represents a 3.12% decrease from the previous year (930 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 18.8% under 18 years, 20.6% between 18 and 34 years, 46.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 14% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.4% were men and 50.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.66%
Uninsured
62.3%
Employer Coverage
3.32%
Medicaid
8.96%
Medicare
15.8%
Non-Group
4%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Franconia, VA declined by 2.07% from 5.78% to 5.66%.

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