Fairfax Station is an unincorporated community in Fairfax County, Virginia, ZIP code 22039. It is dominated by expensive homes, rolling hills, a park, and dense forests. CNNmoney. com recognized Fairfax Station in 2008 (along with the rest of Fairfax County) as one of the "Best Places To Retire". This honor was bestowed because the residents of Fairfax County enjoy one of the highest life expectancies in the nation. The average lifestyle for residents of Fairfax Station rates above those of the national index in categories including (but not limited to): total household expenditure, insurance, clothing, education, entertainment, food, health care, personal care, tobacco, transportation, utilities, and gifts. The factors that are below average when compared to the national (lowest in the state for many of them): Crime Rate, Personal Crime Risk, murder risk, rape risk, larceny risk, and automotive theft risk.