Most Expensive Oakton Neighborhoods
Oakton is a medium-sized town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 35,925 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Oakton is the 29th largest community in Virginia.
Oakton home prices are not only among the most expensive in Virginia, but Oakton real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Oakton is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 94.03% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Oakton is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Oakton who work in management occupations (16.45%), business and financial occupations (11.25%) and computer science and math (9.40%).
Also of interest is that Oakton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One downside of living in Oakton is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Oakton, the average commute to work is 34.75 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the town are by private automobile, Oakton is somewhat unusual for a town of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the subway helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Oakton area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Oakton, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Oakton is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 68.44% 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 Oakton in 2010 was $55,333, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $221,332 for a family of four. However, Oakton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Oakton is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Oakton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Oakton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Oakton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.18% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Oakton include Irish, German, English, Italian, European and Russian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Oakton's cultural character, accounting for 33.14% of the town’s population.
The languages spoken by people in Oakton 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 Oakton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Korean, Chinese and Other Asian languages.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||13,270|
|OAKTON HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||61.21%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||38.79%|
|TYPE OF OAKTON HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||35.92%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||26.18%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||1.94%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||35.86%|
|SIZE OF OAKTON HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||10.92%|
|AGE OF OAKTON HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||16.12%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||69.28%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||13.57%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||1.02%|
|OAKTON REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$741,819|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,115|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $58,000||0.95%|
|$58,001 - $116,000||1.61%|
|$116,001 - $232,000||4.11%|
|$232,001 - $349,000||10.62%|
|$349,001 - $465,000||10.50%|
|$465,001 - $581,000||13.49%|
|$581,001 - $872,000||29.78%|
|$872,001 - $1,162,000||17.11%|
|PEOPLE OF OAKTON||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.93%|
|5 TO 17||16.50%|
|18 TO 24||6.39%|
|25 TO 34||17.20%|
|35 TO 54||29.18%|
|55 TO 64||12.23%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||11.57%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||93.22%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$121,250|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$55,333|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||6.64%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (22.72%)
Public Service (13.00%)
Information Technology (2.12%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||6.57%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.07%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.12%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||4.43%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||3.15%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||14.18%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (10.49%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (59.71%)
Other Asian languages (2.57%)
Indic languages (1.95%)
African languages (1.48%)
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