Fairfax Real Estate Market Overview

Could Fairfax, VA be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Fairfax. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Fairfax such as Vienna a...nd Falls Church. When you’re ready, Trulia has 505 resale and new homes in Fairfax lined up for you, including 18 open houses, and 127 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$490,000

Median Sales Price

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$292

Price Per Sqft

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$2,500

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Fairfax show a -2% year-over-year drop in median sales price and a 4% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Fairfax for Feb 26 to May 25 was $490,000 based on 269 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Fairfax was $292, an increase of 3% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Fairfax for Apr 29 to May 29 was $2,500.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in Fairfax can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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263

Counts of Theft

142

Counts of Arrest

71

Counts of Vandalism


Best Schools in Fairfax

There are 27 schools in Fairfax.

Elementary Schools
10

Mantua Elementary School

Public, K - 6

10

Greenbriar West Elementary School

Public, K - 6

10

Mosby Woods Elementary School

Public, K - 6

Middle Schools
9

Frost Middle School

Public, 7 - 8

7

Lanier Middle School

Public, 7 - 8

N/A

James W Robinson Secondary School

Public, 7 - 12

High Schools
8

Woodson High School

Public, 9 - 12

7

Fairfax High School

Public, 9 - 12

N/A

James W Robinson Secondary School

Public, 7 - 12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Fairfax by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
29%
Single residents
Home owners
83%
Home owners
Median age
38
Median age
Household income
$109,844
Median household income
College educated
66%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Fairfax commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
89% commute by car
0% commute by bike
8% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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