Falls Church Ranked Third Among 2020 Healthiest Communities Rankings

U.S. News & World Report has released its 2020 Healthiest Communities rankings. Falls Church has been ranked third, while Loudoun County was sixth on the list. Howard County, which ranked 10th in 2019, slipped to No. 19 on the current list. Los Alamos County, New Mexico, topped the list, followed by Douglas County, Colorado.

According to wtop.com, “The rankings combine 84 different metrics across 10 different categories to assess factors that make a community healthy — everything from the natural environment to access to health care. Deidre McPhillips, senior data editor at U.S. News and World Reports, said that communities such as Falls Church rank highly on the list because they are consistently good across the 10 categories and stand out across different social determinants of health.”

As per wtop.com, “Here are some of the other D.C.-area counties to make the list:

  • Fairfax County, Virginia
  • Arlington County, Virginia
  • Fairfax City, Virginia
  • Montgomery County, Maryland
  • Alexandria City, Virginia
  • Fauquier County, Virginia
  • Calvert County, Maryland
  • Carroll County, Maryland
  • Stafford County, Virginia
  • Prince William County, Virginia
  • Frederick County, Maryland
  • Harford County, Maryland
  • Charles County, Maryland
  • Queen Anne’s County, Maryland”

Properties in Falls Church

$1,307,600 at Pimmit Hills
$325,000 at The Cove
$1,269,999 at Pimmit Hills
$635,000 at Lake Barcroft
$224,900 at Bellsford Landing
$440,000 at Jacobs Park
$1,275,000 at Stockwell Manor
$875,000 at Lee Blvd Heights
$689,000 at City Park Homes
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Maryam N. is a Senior Writer at Nesbitt Realty. She is an expert on Fairfax County. Maryam has also worked previously as a geologist. She is a foodie and enjoys cooking and exploring new restaurants.