Fairfax, Virginia






Share |
 
black city guide home button  about button  submit button contact button
















-----------------


Locate cities & towns by state

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
DC
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

International

-----------------

Miscellaneous

Festivals & Expos
Share Your Story
Travel Resources
Your Great City



-----------------















A Taste of Fairfax, Virginia

did you know?
DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT FAIRFAX?
  1. Fairfax is an independent city forming an enclave within the confines of Fairfax County, in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Although politically independent of the surrounding county, the City is nevertheless the county seat. The population was 22,565 as of the 2010 Census.

  2. Beginning in June 2005, Old Town Fairfax has undergone an extensive redevelopment. The redevelopment added a new Fairfax City Regional Library, over 45,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space, over 70,000 square feet of office condominiums, and 85 upscale residential condominium units.

  3. In May, 2009, the City of Fairfax was rated as #3 in the "Top 25 Places to Live Well" by Forbes Magazine. Forbes commended Fairfax for its strong public school system, high median salary, and a rate of sole proprietors per capita that ranks it in the top 1% nationwide. According to the magazine, "These factors are increasingly important in a recession. When businesses and jobs retract, as they have nationwide, municipalities with strong environments for start-ups, and those that offer attractive amenities, are better suited to recover from economic downtimes, as there are more business activity filling the void."

  4. The median income for a household in the city was $67,642, and the median income for a family was $78,921 (these figures had risen to $93,441 and $105,046 respectively as of a 2007 estimate). Males had a median income of $50,348 versus $38,351 for females. The per capita income for the city was $31,247. About 2.4% of

Radio Stations


WCSP 90.1 FM Washington, DC News/Talk
WGTS 91.9 FM Takoma Park, MD Christian Contemporary
WKYS 93.9 FM Washington, DC Hip Hop
WWXX 94.3 FM Buckland, VA Sports
WPGC 95.5 FM Morningside, MD Hip Hop
WHUR 96.3 FM Washington, DC Urban Contemporary
WIHT 99.5 FM Washington, DC Top-40
WMMJ 102.3 FM Bethesda, MD Urban Contemporary
WPRS 104.1 FM Waldorf, MD Gospel Music
WJFK 106.7 FM Manassas, VA Sports
WSPZ 570 AM Bethesda, MD Sports
WMAL 630 AM Washington, DC News/Talk
WYCB 1340 AM Washington, DC Gospel Music

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/

div-line


Demographics of Fairfax, Virginia

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

69.6%

4.7%

0.5%

15.2%

15.8%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

div-line


blk/african american festivals blk/african american festivals blk/african american festivals blk/african american festivals blk/african american festivals blk/african american festivals blk/african american festivals blk/african american festivals blk/african american festivals blk/african american festivals blk/african american festivals blk/african american festivals


div-line






Businesses in Fairfax, Virginia


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


EDUCATIONAL

  1. African American Studies Program -  Category: Literacy Program -   4400 University Dr, Fairfax, VA 22030-4422 (703) 993-1199 - (visit website)

div-line

AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURE

  1. Sully Historic Site -  Category: Museum -   3650 Historic Sully Way, Chantilly, VA 20151 (703) 437-1794

div-line

DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Fat Tuesday's -  Category: Cajun and Creole -   10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax, VA 22032 (703) 385-5717   - (visit website)

  2. Red Hot & Blue - BBQ, Blues & Southern Hospitality -  Category: BBQ -   4150 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax VA (703) 218-6989   - (visit website)

div-line


CITY VIDEO CONNECTION


Don't see this too often. Vienna Metro Station, Fairfax, VA.

div-line
















Jobs from Indeed


div-line





div-line








CHURCHES



  1. Highview Christian Fellowship -  4100 Hunt Road, Fairfax VA 22032 (703) 323-6367 - (visit website)

div-line


ANNUAL EVENTS



  1. Chocolate Lovers Festival
    (Feb)   Held in the heart of Old Town Fairfax

    Events have included craft shows, historic building open houses, children's activities, collections of vendors selling various edible chocolate products, and even chocolate sculpture contests.


  2. Fall Festival
    (October)   Held in historic downtown Fairfax VA.

    This event includes more than 500 arts, crafts, and food vendors, and is usually held outdoors on the streets of the City. Attendance is about 35,000 to 45,000.


div-line














black city guide

Please help BlackCityInfo.com keep this page current by reporting inaccurate or outdated information.   admin@blackcityinfo.com

Wikipedia the free encyclopedia

We here at BlackCityInfo.com have endeavored to provide you with accurate content from third parties, but does not necessarily guarantee or endorse the reliability of these sources. So as with all resources please use common sense and reasonable caution. Use at your own risk.



Home   -   Terms of Use  -   Privacy Policy   -   Contact Us