Fairfax County is located in northeastern Virginia. The County Seat is Fairfax and the largest city is Herndon. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 1,137,538 and the 2010 census population was 1,081,685. The land area is 390.97 square miles and there are 2766.8 persons per square mile.
67.2% of the population is White, 9.9% is Black or African American, 16.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 18.8% is Asian, 0.7% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 3.4% is two or more races. 91.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 58.6% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $476,600, there are 389,908 households, an average of 2.80 persons per household. The per capita income is $50,532, the median household income is $110,292, and 5.9% of the persons in Fairfax County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 109,512. Retail sales (in $1000) were $14,002,361, and sales per capita were $13,925. The percentage of black-owned firms is 7%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 31.3%.
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