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Franconia is in Fairfax County, in the Washington-Arlington metro area.
The latitude of Franconia is 38.781N. The longitude is -77.146W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 249 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 31,907.
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14% of Franconia residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Franconia ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Franconia was $37,134, compared with $21,587 nationally.
59% of Franconia residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Franconia, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,090. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,550.
Fairfax County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Franconia political report.
The average commute time for Franconia workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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