George Mason, VA

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2020 Population
9,948
1.75% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mark Warner
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tim Kaine
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
20.8
0.478% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
6.33%
1.67% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$124,005
6.15% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$588,300
2.06% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
4,753
1.06% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, George Mason, VA had a population of 9.95k people with a median age of 20.8 and a median household income of $124,005. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of George Mason, VA grew from 9,777 to 9,948, a 1.75% increase and its median household income declined from $132,130 to $124,005, a −6.15% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in George Mason, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (46.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (21.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (14.6%), White (Hispanic) (5.12%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.01%).

None of the households in George Mason, 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.

92.4% of the residents in George Mason, VA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in George Mason, VA are George Mason University (10,415 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in George Mason, VA was $588,300, and the homeownership rate was 82.9%.

Most people in George Mason, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.6 minutes. The average car ownership in George Mason, VA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

George Mason, VA is home to a population of 9.95k people, from which 92.4% are citizens. As of 2020, 19.6% of George Mason, VA residents were born outside of the country (1.95k people).

In 2020, there were 2.12 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.59k people) in George Mason, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.17k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.45k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

92.4%
2020 Citizenship
92%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 92.4% of George Mason, VA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in George Mason, VA was 92%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in George Mason, VA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    4.59k ± 498
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.17k ± 532
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    1.45k ± 270
12.4%
Hispanic Population
1.23k people

In 2020, there were 2.12 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.59k people) in George Mason, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.17k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.45k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

12.4% of the people in George Mason, VA are hispanic (1.23k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. El Salvador
    109,267 ± 8,063 people
  2. India
    94,596 ± 7,509 people
  3. Mexico
    56,409 ± 5,812 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Virginia was El Salvador, the natal country of 109,267 Virginia residents, followed by India with 94,596 and Mexico with 56,409.

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Foreign-Born Population

19.6%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
1.95k people
19.1%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.87k people

As of 2020, 19.6% of George Mason, VA residents (1.95k 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 George Mason, VA was 19.1%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    130 ± 51
  2. Vietnam
    71 ± 36
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    38 ± 21

George Mason, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.83 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of George Mason, VA employs 4.75k people. The largest industries in George Mason, VA are Educational Services (1,298 people), Retail Trade (565 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (500 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($127,159), Utilities ($118,958), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($105,179).

Males in Virginia have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $60,365. The income inequality in Virginia (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

4.75k
2020 Value
± 463
1.06%
1 Year growth
± 12.4%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in George Mason, VA grew at a rate of 1.06%, from 4.7k employees to 4.75k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in George Mason, VA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (672 people), Sales & Related Occupations (597 people), and Management Occupations (515 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of George Mason, VA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

4.75k
2020 Value
± 463
1.06%
1 Year growth
± 12.4%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in George Mason, VA grew at a rate of 1.06%, from 4.7k employees to 4.75k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in George Mason, VA, are Educational Services (1,298 people), Retail Trade (565 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (500 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of George Mason, VA, though some of these residents may live in George Mason, 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

$25,156
Median earning men ± $17,284
$10,730
Median earning women ± $5,575

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($143,625), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($132,708), and Information ($107,250).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($96,000), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($88,250), and Manufacturing ($78,173).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
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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In 2020, universities in George Mason, VA awarded 10,415 degrees. The student population of George Mason, VA in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 18,339 male students and 20,202 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in George Mason, VA are White (4,704 and 50.3%), followed by Asian (1,682 and 18%), Hispanic or Latino (1,249 and 13.4%), and Black or African American (1,051 and 11.2%).

The largest universities in George Mason, VA by number of degrees awarded are George Mason University (10,415 and 100%).

The most popular majors in George Mason, VA are Curriculum & Instruction (460 and 4.42%), Information Technology (440 and 4.22%), and General Psychology (438 and 4.21%).

The median tuition cost in George Mason, VA for a public four year colleges is $9,510 for in-state students and $32,970 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2020 in George Mason, VA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 89.2%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 18.8%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 38,541 (47.6% men and 52.4% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 38,541 students enrolled in George Mason, VA, 47.6% men and 52.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 15,554 records, of which 50.9% were women and 49.1% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 344 degree-majors awarded
  2. 384 degree-majors awarded
  3. 353 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in George Mason, VA was Other Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods with 344 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in George Mason, VA according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
10,415 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was George Mason University with 10,415 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 4,362 men were awarded degrees from institutions in George Mason, VA, which is 0.721 times less than the 6,053 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 4,704 degrees mean that there were 2.8 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 1,682 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($9,510) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($3,504) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,278) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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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.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

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).

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The median property value in George Mason, VA was $588,300 in 2020, which is 2.56 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $576,400 to $588,300, a 2.06% increase. The homeownership rate in George Mason, VA is 82.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in George Mason, VA have an average commute time of 26.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in George Mason, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$588,300
Median Property Value 2020
±$18,677
$1,427
Median Property Taxes
±$226

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

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Rent vs Own

82.9%
Homeownership
2020
65.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 82.9% of the housing units in George Mason, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 81.8%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Census Tract 4406
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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

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Household Income

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$124,005
Median Household Income
± $4,888
1.72k
Number of Households
± 259

In 2020, the median household income of the 1.72k households in George Mason, VA declined from $124,005 from the previous year's value of $132,130.

The following chart displays the households in George Mason, 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 George Mason, 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 (51%)
  2. Walked (18.7%)
  3. Worked At Home (16.4%)

In 2020, 51% of workers in George Mason, VA drove alone to work, followed by those who walked to work (18.7%) and those who worked at home (16.4%).

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

26.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in George Mason, VA have a shorter commute time (26.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.96% of the workforce in George Mason, 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 George Mason, VA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in George Mason, VA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

6.33% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in George Mason, VA (337 out of 5.33k 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 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 18 - 24.

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

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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88.5% of the population of George Mason, VA has health coverage, with 63.5% on employee plans, 4.55% on Medicaid, 3.43% on Medicare, 14.1% on non-group plans, and 2.87% 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 Fairfax County, VA see 930 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.17% decrease from the previous year (941 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 924 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 521 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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930 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Fairfax County, VA

Primary care physicians in Fairfax County, VA see an average of 930 patients per year. This represents a 1.17% decrease from the previous year (941 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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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 27% under 18 years, 44.9% between 18 and 34 years, 22.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 5.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.9% were men and 53.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

11.5%
Uninsured
63.5%
Employer Coverage
4.55%
Medicaid
3.43%
Medicare
14.1%
Non-Group
2.87%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in George Mason, VA grew by 28.7% from 8.95% to 11.5%.

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