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Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to senior apartments. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one, and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 49 senior apartments in Fairfax and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.

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Herndon Harbor House

873 Grace Street, Herndon, VA 20170

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At Herndon Harbor House, we offer a variety of community features. Residents can enjoy regular off-site adventures and excursions. Cats and dogs are allowed in private quarters. Our property is conveniently located near accessible public transportation. Free resident parking available at our...

Quarry Station Senior Apartments

8750 Quarry Road, Manassas, VA 20110

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The master suite Quarry Station Senior Apartments is an architectural gem in Manassas, Prince William County, VA. The high-end 55+ property is funded by the non-profit Wesley housing. Each of the 1-2 bedroom units offers plenty of comfortable accommodation surrounded by the picturesque Prince...

Manchester Lakes

7131 Silver Lake Boulevard, Alexandria, VA 22315

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From meeting friends to participating in wellness activities, residents at Manchester Lakes Senior Apartment Community enjoy a host of features and amenities designed with their independence in mind. Controlled access, an emergency response system, transportation via Fastran and elevator service...

Gum Springs Glen

7837 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, VA 22306

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Gum Springs Glen, located in the historic Gum Springs area of Fairfax County, offers an exciting concept in affordable retirement living to seniors with moderate incomes. Designed for the active lifestyles of residents, each building features attractively appointed and spacious common areas for...

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Wingler House

20900 - 20903 Runnymeade Terrace, Ashburn, VA 20147

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Wingler House is a senior housing community located in Ashburn, Loudoun County, VA. A small city that is situated just 30 miles northwest of the nation's capital, Ashburn is known for its beautiful parks and recreational opportunities. Avid golfers will enjoy the Brambleton Golf Course, which is...

Charter House

1316 Fenwick Lane, Silver Spring, MD 20910

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Nestled in the heart of downtown Silver Spring, Charter House offers the perfect home for persons 55 years of age and older. Now under new management, Charter House is a vibrant community with unparalleled amenities, plus great new improvements coming soon. Our spacious apartment homes offer a...

Southwinds 2

4210 Southwinds Pl, White Plains, MD 20695

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Southwinds 2 is a luxurious and classy senior apartment community located in White Plains, Charles County, MD. Apart from being a senior apartment, Southwinds 2 also operates as an independent living community that provides care services for its residents. It is a gated community for seniors aged...

BCI Fairspring Apartment

1121 St Agnes Lane, Baltimore, MD 21207

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Westminster House Senior Apts

524 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21201

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Westminster House Apartments is an affordable senior living community in Baltimore’s beautiful Historic Mount Vernon neighborhood. It was founded by United Presbyterian Ministries of MD, Inc. and is a stand alone, 18-story apartment building with 283 total apartments. Our Community has: ...

Highlandtown Plaza

155 Grundy St., Baltimore, MD 21224

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Highlandtown Plaza are senior apartments, located in Baltimore, MD in what many typically refer to as Baltimore County, is the premier place for the 55 and over community member who now wants to relax and enjoy the softer side. With the convenience of a bus line, our community members often enjoy...

Bowleys Garden Plaza

5200 Bowleys Lane, Baltimore, MD 21206

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Bowleys Garden Plaza is an affordable senior housing apartment complex for seniors 55 and older located in a cozy and peaceful neighborhood in Baltimore, Baltimore county, Maryland. Bowleys Garden Plaza is located with easy access to nearby shopping centers, coffee shops, banking, houses of...

Village at Chester

1540 Postal Rd, Chester, MD 21619

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The Village at Chester is located in the picturesque city of Chester, Queen Anne's County, Maryland by Kent Island Narrows. The region boasts gorgeous walking and biking trails, plenty of fine dining experiences and plenty to see and do. Village at Chester is a senior housing community which is...

Warren Place Senior Apartments

10535 York Rd, Hunt Valley, MD 21031

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Lexington Park Senior Apartments

21895 Pegg Rd., Lexington Park, MD 20653

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Welcome home to Lexington Park Adult Community. We are an affordable apartment community for senior' 55 years of age and older. Our community consists of 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom 1 baths, and 2 bedroom 2 baths apartment units. Whether you want to take a swim in our indoor heated pool or just relax...

Paramount Senior Living at Chambersburg Road

6375 Chambersburg Rd, Fayetteville, PA 17222

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When you hear a babbling brook, a bird singing in the early morning sunshine and the sounds of nature all around you, you know you have arrived at Paramount Senior Living at Chambersburg Road, located in Fayetteville, Pennsylvania. Our unique senior living community is nestled in the pristine and...

BCI Fairgreen Apartments

100 Greenway, Perryville, MD 21903

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Guardian Place

1620 N Hamilton Street, Richmond, VA 23230

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The Guardian Place is a senior housing community offering studio apartments and one and two bedroom apartment homes for active seniors in Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia. Richmond is a town rife with American history and tradition. The stunning architecture, museums, and cobblestone streets...

Victoria Park at North East

520 S Main St, North East, MD 21901

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Victoria Park offers quality living exclusively for those ages 55 and over, seeking convenience and a sense of community. Details have been designed into the apartment homes with an eye to comfort, accessibility and quiet elegance. Age and experience have definite advantages. At Victoria Park,...

The View

2000 State Road 55, Moorefield, WV 26836

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The View is 55 or better Senior Community. Newly built with luxuriously appointed décor and modern amenities in a country setting! Mountain views and small town living at an affordable price. Property manager has 25 + years experience in housing for seniors.

Rosewood Village at Wintergreen

135 Rosewood Drive, Nellysford, VA 22958

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Located in scenic Nellysford, Nelson County, Virginia, Rosewood Village at Wintergreen is a senior housing community that's a home. The beautiful property is located under the Blue Ridge Mountains and many rooms have stunning views of the mountainside. The property itself sits near a championship...

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Senior Apartments in Fairfax, VA

Seniors apartments in Fairfax are communities specifically designated for older adults. Residents have their own private apartment and do not require assistance with the activities of daily living. If you’re looking for senior apartments near Fairfax, VA then A Place for Mom’s local network of senior living advisors can help you find an affordable option for you or your loved one.


Learn More About Fairfax, VA

Cost of Living

Overall, the cost of living in Fairfax, VA is rated much higher than the average cost of living in Northern Virginia. The cost-of-living index is rated 69 points higher than the national average and the grocery index is rated five points higher than the average. All index scores are based on a sliding scale with the national average set at 100.

Cost-of-living indexGrocery indexMedian rentRent burdenMedian home valueMedian family incomeEstate tax169105$2,15920.2% spend over 30% of their income on rent$510,198$106,870None

Local Hospitals

The highest-rated hospitals in Fairfax include:

  • Inova Fairfax Medical Campus – This 923-bed medical center offers a wide range of services including Northern Virginia’s only level I trauma center and a nationally-ranked transplant center.
  • Inova Fair Oaks Hospital – This 182-bed acute care community hospital provides 24-hour emergency care, rehabilitation services, heart and vascular services, and medical house calls among other services.
  • Merrifield Center – This community operates 24/7 emergency services, screening and assessment services, outpatient care, and psychiatric services including medication management.

Weather and Climate

According to the Koppen Climate Classification Index, the city of Fairfax has a humid subtropical type of climate. This means that the city experiences hot and muggy summers and cold, windy winters. Spring and summer tend to be wet and rainy. On average, the humidity level for Fairfax is roughly 70%. The average humidity levels are highest during the month of August at about 76%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer tempTypical summer highTypical summer lowAverage winter tempTypical winter highTypical winter low76°F90°F (July)61°F (July)37°F50°F (December)24°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index ratingAverage maximum air quality index rating43 (Good)52 in the month of July (Moderate)

Moderate conditions mean that those who are sensitive to particulates in the air should consider limiting the amount of time they spend on outdoor exertion.

Precipitation

Average monthly precipitationAverage maximum monthly precipitationAverage yearly snowfall4”6” (May)22”

Demographics and Values

Like many other major cities on the East Coast, the city of Fairfax tends to lean very liberal. The city has a very educated population and the vast majority of people who live in the city participate in the labor force.

2016 Presidential Election for Fairfax County

Voted DemocraticVoted RepublicanVoted Third Party64.4%28.6%7.0%

Population Statistics

Population metro areaPopulation city properPopulation densityPopulation trend6,216,58924,0971,490 people per square mileGrowing at a rate of 1.71%

Age

Median55+60+70+80+3927%11%5%4%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diplomaCollege degreeGraduate degree14%57%27%

Race & Ethnicity

AsianBlackHispanicNative AmericanPacific Islander or Native HawaiianWhiteTwo or more17%4.6%16.9%0.2%0.1%56.8%5.2%

Crime

Total crimesProperty crimes per 1,000 citizensViolent crimes per 1,000 citizens399151

Miscellaneous

UnemployedParticipate in the labor forceHave some form of disabilityLive in povertyWidowsVeterans4%71%7%8%5%8%

Fairfax is considered moderately friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that for the most part members of the community can participate in public life without fear of bigotry or discrimination. However, this may vary from neighborhood to neighborhood.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

The city of Fairfax is a town with many names. Local nicknames include Fairfax City, Downtown Fairfax, Old Town Fairfax, and Fairfax Courthouse. Reflected in the various nicknames is the long and storied history of the city. For instance, the very first battle of the Civil War, the Battle of Fairfax Courthouse, was fought within the city limits.

The city of Fairfax offers many arts and cultural opportunities throughout the year. The Old Town Hall Performance Series showcases small ensemble and solo artists in an intimate setting. Every week the City of Fairfax Commision of the Arts puts on a free film screening at the community center, known as Art Screen. Films selected for screening have included Singing in the Rain, Nosferatu, and Loving Vincent. Every month, students from George Mason University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts showcase their talent at an exhibition held at the Old Town Hall. The commission also holds an annual free performance of the Virginia Opera at the Sherwood Community Center.

For those interested in history, Fairfax boasts a number of museums and libraries. The NRA National Firearm Museum is one of the largest private collections of firearms in the country with over 2,500 firearms on display. These include a rifle that was brought over on the Mayflower, a shotgun owned by Napoleon Bonaparte, and a rifle owned by the famed abolitionist John Brown. The Fairfax Museum and Visitor Center was originally built in 1873 and contains numerous documents and artifacts tracing back to the founding of the city.

Transportation

Public transportation is provided by Fairfax County Department of Transportation (FCDOT) which operates 91 daily bus routes through the Fairfax Connector program.

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