Falls Church

The scenery that can be seen throughout the whole neighborhood is truly breathtaking.

Overview for Falls Church, VA

14,494 people live in Falls Church, where the median age is 39.3 and the average individual income is $76,354. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

39.3 years

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Welcome to Falls Church

With a village feel in a historic environment, it’s so easy to fall in love with Falls Church
Historic and scenic, Falls Church feels like its own personal village. It has been nicknamed “The Little City” because of its small, tight knit community atmosphere, paired with its large opportunities. This neighborhood is known for being laid back, quiet and peaceful to live in, while only being located just a few miles away from Washington D.C. Its natural environment offers a lot of recreation and fun, with lots of greenspace and 14 parks to discover and explore. The scenery that can be seen throughout the whole neighborhood is truly breathtaking. Falls Church is well known and famous for its educational opportunities, with the area consistently being rated as the top public school system in all of Virginia. Gorgeous single family homes, townhomes and more ranging from historic styles to modern developments can be found on the Falls Church real estate market.

What to Love

  • A peaceful and relaxing environment. 
  • Convenient location just a few miles from the White House
  • Picturesque with plentiful outdoor recreation

Local Lifestyle

Residents absolutely love what living in Falls Church has to offer them. They love to take in the peace and privacy that the area provides, and there is also plenty to do. You can often find locals in the outdoors, whether it's having a picnic at one of the local parks with friends and family or shopping at the local farmers' market. The people of Reston really care about and cherish their own community, which is always reflected in all of the community events happening throughout the year that so many love to get involved in.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

There are lots of local restaurants and shops you’ll find Falls Church residents frequenting often. 
Audacious Aleworks is a popular brewery in the area. This brewery offers over 15 different craft beers that are changing and evolving all the time, and they also offer bar bites to go along with the beverages. For local American cuisine, people love Sweetwater Tavern, whose menu offers options like ribs, burgers, and unique beers. When looking for Chinese fare, residents love Peking Gourmet Inn. They’re known for their high quality and tasty food, as well as its lovely dining atmosphere.
The Farmers Market is one of the best places for shopping locally in Falls Church. A unique aspect of this farmers’ market is that it's not seasonal, and is open to shop fresh produce from local farms all year round!

Things to Do

With its natural environment and the town’s love for its own community, there is always something to do in Falls Church.
The historic Cherry Hill Farmhouse is always hosting exciting events. Some favorites include their Christmas event, Halloween event, Easter egg hunt, and their ice cream socials. 
For all kinds of performances and fun events, you can find residents visiting The State Theater. Some of the events that take place here include comedy shows, dance parties, and even concerts!


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Demographics and Employment Data for Falls Church, VA

Falls Church has 5,630 households, with an average household size of 2.57. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Falls Church do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 14,494 people call Falls Church home. The population density is 7,082.54 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

49.86 / 50.14%

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Schools in Falls Church, VA

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The following schools are within or nearby Falls Church. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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St James Catholic School
K - 8th
No rating available
9th - 12th
3rd - 5th
Mary Ellen Henderson Middle
6th - 8th
Falls Church Episcopal Day School
PreK - K
No rating available

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