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Fairfax Apartments
Last updated April 22 2024 at 9:04 AM

Fairfax, VA
161 Apartments for Rent

Fairfax Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 24,019
Population Density: 3,848.9 people/sq mile

What locals are saying

A history dating back to the 18th century gives the city of Fairfax, Virginia a “sense of place,” even though it is located within one of the most heavily populated areas in the east.

Considered separate from Fairfax County, the city nevertheless serves as the county seat

Fairfax Crime


Overall Crime

Below Average
Overall crime in Fairfax is below average in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

Low
The level of violent crime in Fairfax is low compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

Below Average
The level of property crime in Fairfax is below average compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Fairfax


Elementary Schools

4 /10
Daniels Run Elementary School
Public
PK-6
Public
PK-6
778 Students
20 Reviews
778
Students
20 Reviews
4 /10
Providence Elementary School
Public
PK-6
Public
PK-6
923 Students
23 Reviews
923
Students
23 Reviews

Middle Schools

5 /10
Lanier Middle School
Public
7-8
Public
7-8
975 Students
8 Reviews
975
Students
8 Reviews

High Schools

5 /10
Fairfax High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
2,373 Students
8 Reviews
2,373
Students
8 Reviews
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Average rent in Fairfax, Virginia

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Fairfax is $2,020, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $2,568. Rent rates updated 4 days ago
* Averages are based on the rental prices of properties listed on Apartment List
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Find an apartment for rent in Fairfax, VA


Searching for an apartment for rent in Fairfax, VA? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 161 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Fairfax. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Fairfax is $1,832 for a studio, $2,020 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $2,568 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

Tired of browsing? Take our personalized quiz. You’ll answer a couple of simple questions and we’ll put together a list of Fairfax apartments that are best for you. We’ll also factor in your commute, budget, and preferred amenities. Looking for a pet-friendly rental, or an apartment with in-unit washer and dryer? No problem, we’ll provide you with apartments that match that criteria.

You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next Fairfax, VA apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Fairfax?

In Fairfax, the average rent is $1,832 for a studio, $2,020 for a 1-bedroom, $2,568 for a 2-bedroom, and $3,133 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Fairfax, check out our monthly Fairfax Rent Report.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Fairfax?

You can filter cheap apartments in Fairfax by price: under $1,800.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Fairfax?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Fairfax apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in Fairfax?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Fairfax.

How can I find off-campus housing in Fairfax?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Fairfax. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include George Washington University, Howard University, Trinity Washington University, Georgetown University, and University of the District of Columbia.