Dunn Loring, VA
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Dunn Loring is a somewhat small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 9,464 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Dunn Loring is the 77th largest community in Virginia.

Dunn Loring home prices are not only among the most expensive in Virginia, but Dunn Loring real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Dunn Loring is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 95.74% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Dunn Loring is a town of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dunn Loring who work in management occupations (25.67%), computer science and math (12.43%), and business and financial occupations (12.34%).

Also of interest is that Dunn Loring has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Dunn Loring telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 21.24% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Because of many things, Dunn Loring is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Dunn Loring a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Dunn Loring has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Dunn Loring’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Even though Dunn Loring is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the subway for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Dunn Loring, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Dunn Loring is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 76.04% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Dunn Loring in 2018 was $75,565, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $302,260 for a family of four.

Dunn Loring is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Dunn Loring home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dunn Loring residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Dunn Loring include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Dunn Loring's cultural character, accounting for 27.20% of the town’s population.

The most common language spoken in Dunn Loring is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.