Fairfax County is known for its top-ranking public school system. With a population of about 1.1 million residents, it is Virginia’s most populous county. The County enjoys a steady economy with many residents who work for the federal government or are contractors for the federal government. There is no shortage of job opportunities with several Fortune 500 companies and other major corporations headquartered in Fairfax County. Commuters will appreciate the easy access to major highways including I-495, I-66, Rt. 50 & Dulles Toll Rd.