FALLS CHURCH CITY & MCLEAN

The city is home to various businesses, restaurants, and cultural attractions.

Welcome to Falls Church City & McLean

A peaceful community just outside of DC.
 
For those looking to settle down, Falls Church is the perfect place. It is close to the hustle and bustle of the nation’s capital and offers a tranquil environment for peaceful living. From its founding in 1733 to today, Falls Church has been known for its beautiful architecture, vibrant culture, and proximity to some of the nation’s most significant landmarks.
 
Falls Church dates back to the Colonial era when it was established as the first independent city in Virginia. Over the centuries, the city has undergone tremendous growth and development and has seen many famous individuals, such as George Washington and Robert E. Lee. The city is home to various businesses, restaurants, and cultural attractions.
 
Architecturally, Falls Church has a beautiful mix of old and new. The historic main street is filled with beautiful colonial-era buildings, many of which have been restored to their former glory. The most sought-after real estate includes modern facilities in high-rises and residential developments. The city is also home to numerous parks and green spaces that allow visitors to connect with nature. With its beautiful architecture, variety of amenities, and proximity to Washington, D.C., there is a lot to love about Falls Church.
 

What to Love

  • Peaceful suburban paradise outside the nation’s capital
  • Charming theaters and well-lit parks
  • Vibrant nightlife and dining scene
  • A vibrant community

Local Lifestyle

Falls Church is known for its high quality of life, with plenty of outdoor activities, excellent schools, and a wide range of cultural offerings. Residents can enjoy the many parks and trails in the area or participate in various outdoor activities such as golf, boating, fishing, and biking. In the wintertime, skiing, and snowboarding are popular activities.
 
The local lifestyle in Falls Church is community-spirited, with plenty of residents exploring the main street to support its local bars, restaurants, and shops. The area has several farmers' markets, and the City of Falls Church hosts various events throughout the year, including the annual April in Paris celebration, the Memorial Day celebration, and the International Festival.
 
For those looking to commute to work, Falls Church offers a variety of transportation options. Rail and metro services travel to and from the city, but you can also get around with a luxurious ride on the Washington and Old Dominion Trail. Additionally, the city is served by several major highways.
 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

If you want a warm welcome to Falls Church, go to Thompson Italian, one of the neighborhood's most-loved eateries, to enjoy great conversation among festive martinis, decadent plates, and a welcoming atmosphere. This award-winning restaurant is one of the region's most sought-after restaurants to celebrate any occasion. For American-style cooking, you will want to head to Trio Grill, a chic eatery with cocktails and a sophisticated cigar lounge.
 
After a long week, stop by Clare & Don's Beach Shack, a casual beach-themed hot spot for seafood, cocktails, and live music. Enjoy coffee over a gluten-free patisserie in The Happy Tart Falls Church the morning after.
 

Things to Do

Falls Church is home to exquisite cultural attractions, such as the State Theatre and the Cherry Hill Farmhouse, a mid-19th-century farmhouse and museum showcasing antiques and hosting seasonal Victorian tea events. With its proximity to Washington, D.C., Falls Church is also ideal for those looking to explore the nation’s capital.
 
Weekly shopping is not complete without a visit to the Falls Church Farmers Market, a vibrant market sporting local produce and one of the region's best places to spend a Saturday.

Residents in Falls Church are incredibly blessed with annual events attracting some of Virginia’s best talent. Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation hosts a yearly Tinner Hill Music Festival, which has featured New Orleans Grammy winners, Blues prodigies, and percussion ensembles rarely seen in such an intimate setting.

Overview for FALLS CHURCH CITY & MCLEAN, VA

24,877 people live in FALLS CHURCH CITY & MCLEAN, where the median age is 37.8 and the average individual income is $62,471. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

24,877

Total Population

37.8 years

Median Age

High

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

$62,471

Average individual Income

Around FALLS CHURCH CITY & MCLEAN, VA

There's plenty to do around FALLS CHURCH CITY & MCLEAN, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Walking Score
53
Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Craving For Chocolate, Tasty Kabob, and Bryn Keith.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.42 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.47 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.81 miles 15 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.77 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.74 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.31 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for FALLS CHURCH CITY & MCLEAN, VA

FALLS CHURCH CITY & MCLEAN has 9,467 households, with an average household size of 2.62. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in FALLS CHURCH CITY & MCLEAN do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 24,877 people call FALLS CHURCH CITY & MCLEAN home. The population density is 5,324.08 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

24,877

Total Population

High

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

37.8

Median Age

47.82 / 52.18%

Men vs Women

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  • High School Degree
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9,467

Total Households

2.62

Average Household Size

$62,471

Average individual Income

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Schools in FALLS CHURCH CITY & MCLEAN, VA

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The following schools are within or nearby FALLS CHURCH CITY & MCLEAN. 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.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
5/5
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Lemon Road Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
Mary Ellen Henderson Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5

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