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By the Numbers

Springfield (2000)

Total population = 30,417

Owner-occupied housing units = 7,759

Renter-occupied housing units = 3,063

Springfield Race Breakdown (2000)

White: 17,572 = 57.8 percent

Black: 2,722 = 8.9 percent

American Indian or Alaskan Native: 92 = 0.3 percent

Asian: 6,251 = 20.6 percent

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 17 = 0.1 percent

Hispanic or Latino of any race: 5,373 = 17.7 percent

Other: 2,356 = 7.7 percent

Two or More Races: 1,407 = 4.6 percent

Fairfax County

Total population (2004) = 1,041,200

Owner-occupied housing units = 262,017 = 71.4 percent

Renter-occupied housing units = 104,834 = 28.6 percent

Fairfax County Race Breakdown:

White: 712,511 = 68.3 percent

Black or African American: 87,039 = 9.2 percent

Asian/Pacific Islander: 162,946 = 15.9 percent

Hispanic or Latino of any race: 124,487 = 12.6 percent

American Indian/Alaska Native: 2,024 = 0.2 percent

Other: 47,568 = 4.7 percent

Fairfax County Median family income**

(2006 actual): $119,812

Fairfax County Top Employers:**

1. Inova Health System, 7,000-10,000+ employees

2. Booz Allen Hamilton, 7,000-10,000+ employees

3. Northrop Grumman, 7,000-10,000+ employees (includes

subsidiaries)

4. Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC), 4,000-6,999 employees

5. Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. (Freddie Mac), 4,000-6,999 employees

6. Lockheed Martin, 4,000-6,999 employees

7. Sprint Nextel, 4,000-6,999 employees

8. Computer Sciences Corp.(CSC), 1,000-3,999 employees

9. Navy Federal Credit Union, 1,000-3,999 employees

10. General Dynamics, 1,000-3,999 employees

* 2000 Census, U.S. Census Bureau

** Fairfax County Economic Development Authority