Falls Church is a Virginia independent city, which means it acts independently from any county. It borders Fairfax County and Arlington. It has a population of 14,583. The city's median income is $120,000. With a 4% poverty rate, Falls Church has the lowest level of poverty of any independent city or county in the United States. It is apart of the Washington, DC metro area and is less than 10 miles from the nation's capital.