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September 10, 2021

5 Friday Fauquier factoids: Household income rank

Fauquier’s median household income ranks 9th among 133 Virginia cities and counties.

Fauquier’s rank in median household income among Virginia’s 133 cities and counties.

At $100,783, Fauquier ranks just behind Alexandria at $100,939.

Loudoun has Virginia’s highest median household income at $142,299, according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates for 2015-19.

Northern Virginia communities occupy all the spots above Fauquier, including neighboring Stafford at $111,108 and Prince William at $107,132.

The statewide median household income: $74,222.


Bridges cross the Rappahannock River, linking Fauquier to Culpeper and Rappahannock counties at:

• Tapps Ford (near Orlean).

• Waterloo.

• Route 211 near Clevenger’s Corner.

• Lakota.

• Fauquier Springs.

• Remington with two spans.

• Kelly’s Ford.


People have graduated from Leadership Fauquier since the program’s founding in 2016.

The nonprofit organization offers a nine-month program that provides in-depth introductions to the county’s government, healthcare, education, charitable, public safety and business sectors, along with leadership training.

Each class meets once a month, starting in September.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Leadership Fauquier had no class last year.


The number of Fauquier County Public Library events scheduled in September and October.

They include book club discussions, English-as-a-second-language classes (offered by a regional organization), library board meetings and other events.

On Wednesday, Oct. 6, the library will host its third Community Read event, a virtual discussion with Steven Johnson, author of How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World.

$7.5 million

The total unspent funds from the Fauquier County Public Schools operating budget for fiscal 2021, which ended June 30.

That represents 5 percent of the school system’s $151.9-million budget last year.

The school administration plans to use $2 million for the Cedar Lee Middle expansion and renovation, $2.7 million for 5-percent salary increases this year, $1 million toward the planned Taylor Middle project the balance for smaller expenditures, including bus purchases.

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