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Fairfax County Virginia Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Fairfax County Virginia area was $118,279 in 2017, the latest figures available. Fairfax County median household income is $46,744 higher than the median Virginia household income and $57,943 greater than the US median household income. 2018 county income data (including Fairfax County median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Fairfax County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Fairfax County Virginia

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Virginia $71,535 +2.81% +6.34%
Fairfax County $118,279 +0.06% +3.11%

Trends in Fairfax County, VA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Fairfax is $118,279. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $124,727 and is now $6,448 (5.17%) lower. From a post peak low of $114,552 in 2012, real median household income for Fairfax has now grown by $3,727 (3.25%).

Real Median Household Income: Fairfax County, Virginia, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Fairfax County

Date US Virginia Fairfax County
2017 $60,336 $71,535 $118,279
2016 $58,856 $69,579 $118,206
2015 $57,709 $68,560 $117,134
2014 $55,613 $67,268 $114,708
2013 $55,072 $66,050 $117,078
2012 $54,948 $66,040 $114,552
2011 $55,162 $67,592 $115,560
2010 $56,388 $68,362 $116,063
2009 $57,519 $67,951 $117,393
2008 $59,382 $69,887 $122,633
2007 $60,135 $70,590 $124,727
2006 $59,051 $68,589 $122,265

Fairfax County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Fairfax County was $136,602 in 2017. Compared to the median Virginia family income, Fairfax County median family income is $50,323 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Fairfax County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Fairfax County Virginia

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Virginia $86,279 +1.39% +6.33%
Fairfax County $136,602 -1.38% +1.33%

Trends in Fairfax County, VA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Fairfax is $136,602. Real median family income peaked in 2006 at $146,023 and is now $9,421 (6.45%) lower. From a post peak low of $130,674 in 2011, real median family income for Fairfax has now grown by $5,928 (4.54%).

Real Median Family Income: Fairfax County, Virginia, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Fairfax County

Date US Virginia Fairfax County
2017 $73,891 $86,279 $136,602
2016 $72,591 $85,098 $138,512
2015 $70,627 $83,191 $134,030
2014 $68,313 $81,144 $134,813
2013 $67,488 $79,603 $134,982
2012 $66,880 $79,671 $133,522
2011 $67,126 $81,375 $130,674
2010 $68,289 $81,660 $137,672
2009 $69,958 $81,626 $140,473
2008 $72,321 $83,536 $144,845
2007 $72,500 $84,021 $144,621
2006 $71,330 $81,519 $146,023

Fairfax County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Fairfax County was $53,485 in 2017. Compared to the median Virginia per capita income, Fairfax County median per capita income is $16,043 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Fairfax County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Fairfax County Virginia

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Virginia $37,442 +1.24% +6.09%
Fairfax County $53,485 -0.15% +2.09%

Trends in Fairfax County, VA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Fairfax is $53,485. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $57,395 and is now $3,910 (6.81%) lower. From a post peak low of $51,999 in 2013, real per capita income for Fairfax has now grown by $1,486 (2.86%).

Real Per Capita Income: Fairfax County, Virginia, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Fairfax County

Date US Virginia Fairfax County
2017 $32,397 $37,442 $53,485
2016 $31,798 $36,985 $53,563
2015 $31,019 $35,986 $52,555
2014 $29,942 $35,293 $52,392
2013 $29,706 $34,935 $51,999
2012 $29,221 $34,781 $53,023
2011 $29,173 $35,087 $52,993
2010 $29,361 $35,281 $53,641
2009 $30,246 $35,711 $53,947
2008 $31,488 $37,044 $56,983
2007 $31,629 $36,950 $57,395
2006 $30,795 $36,440 $56,672