Geographic Overview

Cabbage White 21Fauquier County is a unique and thriving locality, strategically located 40 miles southwest of Washington D.C. (and part of the Washington D.C. Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area). Access to robust local and regional economies among a beautiful and mostly rural Virginia Piedmont setting makes Fauquier County a highly attractive location to live and work. The County is home to 21 villages and three incorporated towns. The majority of county development is located within 9 designated Service Districts: Bealeton, Calverton, Catlett, Marshall, Midland, New Baltimore, Opal, Remington and Warrenton. These Service Districts comprise approximately 10% of county land, leaving the majority of county lands rural.

Demographic Information

The Planning Department provides current demographic data for use by County staff, elected officials and members of the general public. For specific inquiries, use the contact information posted on the right side of the page.


General Population Stats Fauquier County Virginia
Land area in square miles, 2010 647.45 39,490.09
Persons per square mile, 2010 100.7 202.6
Population, 2014 estimate 68,248  8326289 
Population, 2010 65,203  8,001,024 
Population, percent change -
April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014    
4.6%  4.1% 


Additional Stats Fauquier County
Housing units, 2014 26,226
Building permits, 2014     267
Households, 2009-2013 23,130
High school graduate or higher 91.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher 33.2%
Median household income,
Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013 5.6%


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