Great Falls

A picturesque community known for its breathtaking natural beauty and luxurious lifestyle.
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Welcome to Great Falls

Great Falls, located in Fairfax County, Virginia, is a picturesque community known for its breathtaking natural beauty and luxurious lifestyle. This serene suburb of Washington D.C. is celebrated for its spacious estates, sprawling parks, and the famous Great Falls Park, a centerpiece of natural splendor.
 
The area was originally settled in the early 18th century and has evolved into a prestigious residential community. With a population of around 15,000, Great Falls offers a tranquil retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life while maintaining close proximity to urban conveniences.
 
Elizabeth Sachero-Perez, a seasoned real estate agent, showcases Great Falls’ luxurious properties, ranging from elegant mansions to charming single-family homes, set amidst lush landscapes and with ample privacy.
 

What to Love

  • Stunning natural landscapes and outdoor activities at Great Falls Park
  • Exclusive and upscale residential community
  • Proximity to Washington D.C. for an easy commute

Local Lifestyle

Life in Great Falls is characterized by its peaceful, community-oriented atmosphere and an emphasis on outdoor living. Residents enjoy a range of activities from horseback riding to hiking along the Potomac River. The community values privacy and tranquility, making it a perfect haven for those seeking a quiet, upscale lifestyle.
 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

While Great Falls has a serene, residential character, it offers a variety of dining and shopping experiences. L'Auberge Chez François, a renowned French restaurant, offers exquisite dining. For a casual setting, The Old Brogue, an Irish pub, provides a cozy atmosphere.
 

Things to Do

The crown jewel of Great Falls is the Great Falls Park, where the Potomac River cascades over rocks, creating the park's namesake falls. It's a popular spot for picnicking, kayaking, and observing the spectacular falls.
 
For cultural pursuits, the Great Falls Foundation for the Arts supports local artists and organizes events throughout the year. The community also gathers for the annual Great Falls Studios Tour, showcasing the work of local artists.

Schools

Great Falls is known for its highly-rated schools, such as:
 
In Great Falls, VA, you'll find a blend of natural beauty, luxurious living, and a tight-knit community. With Elizabeth Sachero-Perez's extensive knowledge and experience in Great Falls real estate, she is the ideal agent to help you find your dream home in this exclusive area.
 
Reach out to Elizabeth Sachero-Perez for your real estate needs in Great Falls, VA, and experience the best of this magnificent community.

Overview for Great Falls, VA

14,690 people live in Great Falls, where the median age is 49.2 and the average individual income is $118,799. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

14,690

Total Population

49.2 years

Median Age

High

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

$118,799

Average individual Income

Around Great Falls, VA

There's plenty to do around Great Falls, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

3
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
19
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Pilates By Danita, W&OD Trail - Reston Access, and Reston Pilates.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Active 4.05 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.68 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.45 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 4.45 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 4.36 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 4.96 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Great Falls, VA

Great Falls has 4,918 households, with an average household size of 2.99. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Great Falls do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 14,690 people call Great Falls home. The population density is 579.32 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

14,690

Total Population

High

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

49.2

Median Age

50.3 / 49.7%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
4,918

Total Households

2.99

Average Household Size

$118,799

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Great Falls, VA

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The following schools are within or nearby Great Falls. 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
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
Great Falls Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5

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