This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.
This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.
Density (Population per mile²)
Compared to New York, Falls Church has a low population density. Falls Church is perfect for those who want to be in the city without constantly rubbing shoulders.
Falls Church, VA is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 9/10 and an overall value of 9/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.
Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Falls Church has a population density of 5,672, with 11,265 current residents.
Out of the 11,265 current residents, 49% are male and 51% are female. 55% of the residents are married and 45% are single.
- 55% Sun
- 44% Rain
- 7% Snow
57°F average temperature
- 46 years Median home age
- $479,950 Median home price
- 1.61% Home appreciation rate
- 9.76% Annual property tax
As for living in Falls Church, the air quality is 82% and the weather, on average, is 55% sunny, 44% rainy, and 7% snowy. The average temperature is 57°F.
Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Falls Church, you should know that 58.6% of homes are owned while 38.5% of homes are rented, and 2.8% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $479,950, the median age of homes is 46 years, the annual home appreciation is 1.61% and the annual property tax is 9.76%.
Crime rate (per 100,000)4
When looking at the community of Falls Church, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Falls Church’s crime rate is 4 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Falls Church is 43 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 69.56% Democratic, 29.19% Republican, and 1.26% Independent.
Student teacher ratio 1:11
Management, Business, Art & Sciences
Sales & Office Occupations
Production, Transportation & Material Moving
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
96%High school diploma
4%Some college or associates degree
34%Graduate or professional degree
When looking at Falls Church, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 7.00% of residents are unemployed in Falls Church (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Falls Church residents: 25.7% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 39.63% are in the arts and sciences field, 10.1% are in the customer service field, 18.3% are in the sales field, 0.00% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 2.9% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 3.5% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:11. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 95.77%, 3.83% of residents have an associate’s degree, 29.98% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 33.91% have a master’s degree.
Average commute time
Daily breakdown: by transport type
Work at home
If you plan on commuting to work in Falls Church, you should be aware that the average commute time is 30 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Falls Church have a few different options. 63% of commuters use their own cars, 12% of commuters carpool, 16% of commuters use the transit system, and 5% of residents work from home.