Great Falls, VA

The Little Town That Could!

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Great Falls is a cozy little town with a great big park, a great big breathtaking view, and a citizenship that tends to make great earnings. Great Falls is only located about 15 miles away from the Capital of the free world, Washington DC, but it seems a lifetime removed from the hustle and bustle and cold cement realities of a big city. With great rivers and breathtaking outdoors, Great Falls is home to many of the elite and upper class, who think that the bedroom community is the perfect getaway from the madness that is DC.

Great Falls is a Great Escape from the Rat Race

There are many reasons that Great Falls is home to over 16,000 people, most from the upper Class. But one thing is certain, property values are among the highest in the country and they retain incredible value. Certainly that attracts people with money. That is one reason why Great Falls is known as the little town that earns, over 97% of the citizens of Great Falls hold white collar jobs. The citizens of Great Falls work hard and they want to live in peace, quiet, natural grandeur and beauty. There is no more beautiful community in the DC corridor, or in the region for that matter. Great Falls is notable for many reasons, here are but a few:

  • Named as one of America’s Top Earning Towns by CNN Money in 2011
  • School system is run by Fairfax County School System, one of the best in the nation
  • Per Capita income is an incredible $96,000 per year, way above the national average
  • Home of the Fairfax County Public Library
  • Citizens are highly educated as over 80% of adults have a college degree
  • Crime index ranks as an 87, which is extremely good
  • Mass transit and highways are easily accessible
  • Property rates appreciate at a phenomenal rate, ranked a 9 out of 10, which is way above the national average

Don’t Forget the Breathtaking Views & the Great Outdoors

Great Falls gets its name honestly, as it is home to Great Falls Park, which offers a remarkable view of the nearby falls in the Potomac River. Great Falls Park and Great Falls itself are named after the Great Falls of the Potomac, which the park overlooks. While politics and business and the government might rein inside the DC Beltway, there is nothing but peace, beauty and tranquility in this cozy little hamlet a mere 15 miles away. The park system in and around Great Falls ranks as one of the best in Virginia, and as the great state of Virginia boasts some of the best nature in the country, that is saying something.

While Great Falls is a great getaway, it is also home to some of the most affluent people on the planet, who have earned the right to own some of the most valuable and most breathtaking property that can be found in the United States. Between the great view, the easy commute to DC and other big cities, and the great citizens of the town, it is no wonder that Great Falls possesses some of the most valuable property in the nation.

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