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Falls Church is an independent city, in the Washington-Arlington metro area.
The community was named for its location on the falls of the Potomac, and for a local Anglican church
The latitude of Falls Church is 38.882N. The longitude is -77.171W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 328 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,485.
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14% of Falls Church residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Falls Church ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Falls Church was $41,051, compared with $21,587 nationally.
64% of Falls Church residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Falls Church, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $927. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,810.
Libraries in Falls Church include Mary Riley Styles Public Library, Thomas Jefferson Community Library, Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, Woodrow Wilson Community Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Falls Church include Falls Church News-Press
Falls Church City supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Falls Church political report.
Falls Church restaurants taking online reservations include 2941 Restaurant ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Falls Church workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Falls Church between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Falls Church include Best Western, Comfort Inn Arlington Blvd/DC Gateway, Homewood Suites, Inns of Virginia Falls Church, Marriott Fairview Park, Oakwood Falls Church, Quality Inn, Residence Fairfax Merrifield, TownPlace Suites by Marriott.
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