Most Expensive Lorton Neighborhoods
Lorton is a medium-sized town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 19,568 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Lorton is the 46th largest community in Virginia.
Lorton home prices are not only among the most expensive in Virginia, but Lorton real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Lorton is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.34% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Lorton is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lorton who work in office and administrative support (14.25%), sales jobs (12.27%) and management occupations (9.60%).
Also of interest is that Lorton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Lorton, while not large, also appears to be attractive to some younger, educated professionals, who help shape the character of the town.
One downside of living in Lorton, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.02 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
Even though Lorton 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.
The education level of Lorton ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Lorton, 45.06% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Lorton in 2010 was $37,487, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $149,948 for a family of four. However, Lorton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Lorton is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Lorton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lorton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Lorton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.63% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lorton include German, English, Irish, Italian, African and Ethiopian.
Lorton also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 34.95%.
The languages spoken by people in Lorton are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Lorton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, African languages, Indic languages and Urdu.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||6,459|
|LORTON HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||52.71%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||47.29%|
|TYPE OF LORTON HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||30.22%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||36.48%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||1.21%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||31.12%|
|SIZE OF LORTON HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||6.71%|
|AGE OF LORTON HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||33.15%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||55.90%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||9.38%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||1.57%|
|LORTON REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$421,544|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,816|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $58,000||1.34%|
|$58,001 - $116,000||3.85%|
|$116,001 - $232,000||6.80%|
|$232,001 - $349,000||23.53%|
|$349,001 - $465,000||22.28%|
|$465,001 - $581,000||17.14%|
|$581,001 - $872,000||23.59%|
|$872,001 - $1,162,000||1.46%|
|PEOPLE OF LORTON||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||8.44%|
|5 TO 17||16.47%|
|18 TO 24||10.63%|
|25 TO 34||14.96%|
|35 TO 54||33.84%|
|55 TO 64||8.52%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||7.14%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||93.54%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$90,820|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$37,487|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||3.20%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Public Service (19.09%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (10.93%)
Information Technology (4.00%)
Real estate (2.56%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||30.56%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.43%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||4.04%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||5.76%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||15.63%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (7.10%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (52.84%)
African languages (8.78%)
Indic languages (4.16%)
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