George Mason, VA

Census Place

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2022 Population
10,017
0.907% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mark Warner
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tim Kaine
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
20.9
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
5.25%
16.2% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$146,985
13.8% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$670,100
11.5% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
4,190
8.93% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, George Mason, VA had a population of 10k people with a median age of 20.9 and a median household income of $146,985. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of George Mason, VA grew from 9,927 to 10,017, a 0.907% increase and its median household income grew from $129,167 to $146,985, a 13.8% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in George Mason, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (47.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (21%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (14.3%), Two+ (Hispanic) (6.31%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.7%).

None of the households in George Mason, VA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

93.4% of the residents in George Mason, VA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in George Mason, VA are George Mason University (232186) (10,335 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in George Mason, VA was $670,100, and the homeownership rate was 79.1%.

Most people in George Mason, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25 minutes. The average car ownership in George Mason, VA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

George Mason, VA is home to a population of 10k people, from which 93.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 19% of George Mason, VA residents were born outside of the country (1.9k people).

In 2022, there were 2.27 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.77k people) in George Mason, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.11k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.43k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

93.4%
2022 Citizenship
91.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 93.4% of George Mason, VA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in George Mason, VA was 91.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in George Mason, VA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    4.77k ± 481
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.11k ± 380
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    1.43k ± 240
11.4%
Hispanic Population
1.14k people

In 2022, there were 2.27 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.77k people) in George Mason, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.11k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.43k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

11.4% of the people in George Mason, VA are hispanic (1.14k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. El Salvador
    107,605 ± 8,003 people
  2. India
    98,735 ± 7,670 people
  3. Mexico
    59,855 ± 5,986 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Virginia was El Salvador, the natal country of 107,605 Virginia residents, followed by India with 98,735 and Mexico with 59,855.

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Foreign-Born Population

19%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.9k people
21.3%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.12k people

As of 2022, 19% of George Mason, VA residents (1.9k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in George Mason, VA was 21.3%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    151 ± 53
  2. Vietnam
    110 ± 44
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    46 ± 25

George Mason, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.37 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of George Mason, VA employs 4.19k people. The largest industries in George Mason, VA are Educational Services (955 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (501 people), and Retail Trade (481 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($161,071), Utilities ($135,250), and Finance & Insurance ($124,286).

Males in Virginia have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $69,674. The income inequality in Virginia (measured using the Gini index) is 0.475, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

4.19k
2022 Value
± 429
−8.93%
1 Year decline
± 15.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in George Mason, VA declined at a rate of −8.93%, from 4.6k employees to 4.19k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in George Mason, VA, are Management Occupations (535 people), Sales & Related Occupations (510 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (446 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of George Mason, VA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

4.19k
2022 Value
± 429
−8.93%
1 Year decline
± 15.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in George Mason, VA declined at a rate of −8.93%, from 4.6k employees to 4.19k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in George Mason, VA, are Educational Services (955 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (501 people), and Retail Trade (481 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of George Mason, VA, though some of these residents may live in George Mason, VA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$48,527
Median earning men ± $25,406
$16,760
Median earning women ± $7,338

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($164,583), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($141,500), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($112,917).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($149,250), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($93,000), and Manufacturing ($91,563).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.1M people employed in Virginia. This represents a 2.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.8%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Virginia.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Virginia went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 54.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (44%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.45%).

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing the state of Virginia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Virginia

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Mark Warner
Senator from Virginia2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009
Tim Kaine
Senator from Virginia1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing Virginia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Virginia

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Virginia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in George Mason, VA awarded 10,335 degrees. The student population of George Mason, VA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 18,826 male students and 20,223 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in George Mason, VA are White (4,351 and 45.8%), followed by Asian (1,845 and 19.4%), Hispanic or Latino (1,349 and 14.2%), and Black or African American (1,045 and 11%).

The largest universities in George Mason, VA by number of degrees awarded are George Mason University (232186) (10,335 and 100%).

The most popular majors in George Mason, VA are General Psychology (476 and 4.61%), Information Technology (451 and 4.36%), and General Computer & Information Sciences (434 and 4.2%).

The median tuition cost in George Mason, VA for a public four year colleges is $9,795 for in-state students and $33,960 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in George Mason, VA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 90%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 23%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 39,049 (48.2% men and 51.8% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 39,049 students enrolled in George Mason, VA, 48.2% men and 51.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 14,374 records, of which 51.9% were women and 48.1% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 371 degrees awarded
  2. 405 degrees awarded
  3. 398 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in George Mason, VA was Other Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods with 371 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
10,335 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was George Mason University (232186) with 10,335 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 4,456 men were awarded degrees from institutions in George Mason, VA, which is 0.758 times less than the 5,879 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 4,351 degrees mean that there were 2.36 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 1,845 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($9,795) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($3,606) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,314) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.884% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.904% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.71M), Bachelors Degree (1.47M), and Some college (1.4M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in George Mason, VA was $670,100 in 2022, which is 2.38 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $601,200 to $670,100, a 11.5% increase. The homeownership rate in George Mason, VA is 79.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in George Mason, VA have an average commute time of 25 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in George Mason, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$670,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$20,967
$1,389
Median Property Taxes
±$201

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Rent vs Own

79.1%
Homeownership
2022
66.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 79.1% of the housing units in George Mason, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 78.7%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Census Tract 4406
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$146,985
Median Household Income
± $22,971
1.76k
Number of Households
± 234

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.76k households in George Mason, VA grew to $146,985 from the previous year's value of $129,167.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for George Mason, VA is from Virginia.
0.475
2022 Wage GINI in Virginia
0.476
2021 Wage GINI in Virginia

In 2022, the income inequality in Virginia was 0.475 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.164% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Virginia was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Virginia in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (47.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (22.9%)
  3. Walked (16.5%)

In 2022, 47.3% of workers in George Mason, VA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (22.9%) and those who walked to work (16.5%).

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Commute Time

25 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in George Mason, VA have a shorter commute time (25 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.02% of the workforce in George Mason, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in George Mason, VA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in George Mason, VA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

5.25% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in George Mason, VA (277 out of 5.28k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in George Mason, VA is White, followed by Asian and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

93% of the population of George Mason, VA has health coverage, with 66.6% on employee plans, 5.88% on Medicaid, 4.49% on Medicare, 13% on non-group plans, and 3.09% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Fairfax County, VA see 901 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.12% decrease from the previous year (930 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 918 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 486 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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901 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Fairfax County, VA

Primary care physicians in Fairfax County, VA see an average of 901 patients per year. This represents a 3.12% decrease from the previous year (930 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Fairfax County, VA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.3% under 18 years, 44% between 18 and 34 years, 22.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 6.81% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.6% were men and 51.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.96%
Uninsured
66.6%
Employer Coverage
5.88%
Medicaid
4.49%
Medicare
13%
Non-Group
3.09%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in George Mason, VA declined by 31.6% from 10.2% to 6.96%.

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