Merrifield, VA Population

Population: 11,170
Males: 5,650 (50.6%), Females: 5,520 (49.4%)

Median resident age: 32.8 years
Median household income: $70,362
Median house value: $193,100

Races in Merrifield:

  • White Non-Hispanic (47.8%)
  • Hispanic (12.9%)
  • Asian Indian (7.8%)
  • Korean (7.8%)
  • Black (5.9%)
  • Vietnamese (5.7%)
  • Other race (5.0%)
  • Two or more races (4.1%)
  • Chinese (4.1%)
  • Other Asian (2.7%)
  • Filipino (1.5%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (11.0%), English (9.5%), Irish (8.4%), United States (4.3%), Italian (3.5%), Polish (2.7%).

Land area: 2.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Merrifield

  • High school or higher: 90.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 57.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 27.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Merrifield CDP

  • Never married: 34.7%
  • Now married: 52.0%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

41.5% Foreign born (26.3% Asia, 10.6% Latin America).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Merrifield:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Merrifield:

  • RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL (about 15 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Abbreviation: DCA)
  • WASHINGTON DULLES INTERNATIONAL (about 15 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Abbreviation: IAD)
  • ANDREWS AFB (about 27 miles; CAMP SPRINGS, MD; Abbreviation: ADW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Merrifield:

  • SOUTH CAPITOL STREET (about 17 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Abbreviation: 09W)
  • MANASSAS REGIONAL/HARRY P. DAVIS FIELD (about 21 miles; MANASSAS, VA; Abbreviation: HEF)
  • MONTGOMERY COUNTY AIRPARK (about 22 miles; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Abbreviation: GAI)
Amtrak stations near Merrifield:

  • 12 miles: LORTON (AUTO-TRAIN) (LORTON, 8006 LORTON RD.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 14 miles: ALEXANDRIA (110 CALLAHAN DR.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: WOODBRIDGE (1040 EXPRESS WAY). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Merrifield:

  • NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 4 miles; ANNANDALE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 19,406)
  • GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; FAIRFAX, VA; Full-time enrollment: 16,564)
  • MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; ARLINGTON, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,479)
  • AMERICAN UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Full-time enrollment: 8,859)
  • UNIVERSITY OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (about 14 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Full-time enrollment: 3,223)
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Full-time enrollment: 16,045)
  • GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY (about 16 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Full-time enrollment: 11,674)