Income/capita 122%
Household income 108%
Unemployment 12%
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IndexFalls ChurchVirginiaNational
Income per capita$66,104$34,967$29,829
Median household income$115,244$66,149$55,322
Median income owner occupied$173,000$82,180$70,586
Median income renter occupied$67,639$42,481$35,192
Median earnings male$90,517$41,712$36,919
Median earnings female$41,377$29,664$26,250
Unemployment rate4.1%3.8%4.7%
Poverty level2.7%11.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Falls Church is 122% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Falls Church is 108% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Falls Church is 12% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Falls Church is 82% lower than the national average

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      Falls Church employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.5%0.4%
      Manufacturing sector3.8%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services4.4%3.0%
      Wholesale & retail services12.7%3.0%
      Public administration25.0%18.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.6%0.9%
      Education, health & social services7.2%22.9%

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      Somerset, MD1,215$250,001351.9%
      Chevy Chase town, MD2,948$250,001351.9%
      Chevy Chase Village, MD2,030$250,001351.9%
      Martin's Additions, MD912$250,001351.9%
      Chevy Chase Section Five, MD641$250,001351.9%
      Falls Church, VA13,597$115,244108.3%

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      Rocky Point, NY13,597$92,45967.1%
      La Grange Park, IL13,596$85,67154.9%
      Mebane, NC13,592$56,0371.3%
      Oatfield, OR13,592$74,66335.0%
      Avenal, CA13,590$35,10336.5%
      Falls Church, VA13,597$115,244108.3%
      Source: The Falls Church, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).