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Living In Merrifield, VA

The town of Merrifield, Virginia is home to slightly more than 17,000 residents. Young professionals account for a higher percentage of the population here (27%) than nationally (15%), making it a great place to transition into adulthood, while retirees appear in smaller numbers. Overall, the city's residents, with an average age of just over 36, skew younger than most cities in Virginia. Homeowners tend to be in the minority in the area, and 60% of residents are renters despite an average rent of $1,923/month, which exceeds the state average by $638/month.

Merrifield has an average commute time of about 36 minutes, longer than the state average of about 30 minutes. Driving a car or truck is the prevailing mode of getting to work, selected by 44% of commuters, while public transportation is used by just 11% of the city. Not many workers (2%) commute on foot, though the number does exceed the national average.

Merrifield has a large number of residents over the age of 25 with advanced degrees compared to the national average (7%), as 22% possess a Master's or a Doctorate. Additionally, 29% have a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average. Merrifield residents have a wide range of industries from which to choose, the most common four of which are scientific, public administration, education, and entertainment. Together, these industries account for 38% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 17% of the city's population works in management, making it the top career path in the city. With an average annual income of just over $117K, Merrifield workers earn around $29,000 more than their peers elsewhere in Virginia. The city's average income also compares favorably to the national average ($73,345).


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