Fairfax city, VA Demographics

The total population of Fairfax city is estimated to be 24,242 with 11,945 males (49.27%) and 12,297 females (50.73%). There are 352 more females than males in Fairfax city.
The median household income in Fairfax city was $128,079 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 3,764(3.03%) from $124,315 in 2020. This income is 171.67% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Fairfax city sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $167,247. Overall, the median household income for the county of Fairfax city stands at $128,079.
In Fairfax city, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $75,931 for males and $45,021 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $103,224 for males and $78,907 for females.
In Fairfax city, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 4 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, White households have the highest median household income at $143,221, while Two or More Races households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $77,645.
In 2022, the population of Fairfax city was 24,835, a 1.82% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Fairfax city's population was 24,391, an increase of 0.89% compared to a population of 24,175 in 2020.
The median age in Fairfax city, VA is 37.7, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 18.95% were under the age of 15, 19.31% aged 15 to 29, 46.94% aged 30 to 64, 12.83% aged 65 to 84, and 1.96% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Fairfax city population: 63.16% are White, 5.36% are Black or African American, 0.05% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 18.37% are Asian, 5.85% are some other race and 7.21% are multiracial.