Falls Church has the 2051st largest population in the United States. The population grew by 13.0% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Falls Church is part of the Washington DC metro area. Unemployment in the Washington DC area is 3%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Washington DC has the 6th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Falls Church is above average at $66,790, and the median cost of a home in Falls Church is $665,400, which is above the national average. 75% of workers in Falls Church hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 96% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Falls Church. 63% of Falls Church workers drive to work alone, 18% take public transit, 7% carpool, and 11% walk. People in Falls Church spend an average of 27 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.