Oakton, VA

Census Place

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2022 Population
36,529
0.398% 1-year decline
US Senator
Mark Warner
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tim Kaine
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
39.5
2.07% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
4.81%
7.78% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$158,343
9.15% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$763,000
15.5% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Oakton, VA had a population of 36.5k people with a median age of 39.5 and a median household income of $158,343. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Oakton, VA declined from 36,675 to 36,529, a −0.398% decrease and its median household income grew from $145,064 to $158,343, a 9.15% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Oakton, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (52.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (23.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.27%), White (Hispanic) (5.52%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.15%).

None of the households in Oakton, VA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

85.5% of the residents in Oakton, VA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in N/A are Stratford University (438498) (579 degrees awarded in 2021).

In 2022, the median property value in Oakton, VA was $763,000, and the homeownership rate was 67.4%.

Most people in Oakton, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 32.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Oakton, VA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Oakton, VA is home to a population of 36.5k people, from which 85.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 32.3% of Oakton, VA residents were born outside of the country (11.8k people).

In 2022, there were 2.21 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (19.1k people) in Oakton, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.64k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 2.29k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

85.5%
2022 Citizenship
85.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 85.5% of Oakton, VA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Oakton, VA was 85.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Oakton, VA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    19.1k ± 1.79k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    8.64k ± 855
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.29k ± 617
11.6%
Hispanic Population
4.24k people

In 2022, there were 2.21 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (19.1k people) in Oakton, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.64k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 2.29k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

11.6% of the people in Oakton, VA are hispanic (4.24k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Oakton, VA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

32.3%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
11.8k people
32.6%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
12k people

As of 2022, 32.3% of Oakton, VA residents (11.8k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Oakton, VA was 32.6%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    684 ± 183
  2. Vietnam
    455 ± 184
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    247 ± 134

Oakton, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.5 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Oakton, VA employs 20k people. The largest industries in Oakton, VA are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (4,886 people), Public Administration (2,708 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,193 people), and the highest paying industries are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($165,089), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($165,089), and Information ($151,654).

Occupations

20k
2022 Value
± 1,115
1.93%
1 Year growth
± 7.88%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Oakton, VA grew at a rate of 1.93%, from 19.6k employees to 20k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Oakton, VA, are Management Occupations (3,137 people), Computer & Mathematical Occupations (2,889 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (2,535 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Oakton, VA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

20k
2022 Value
± 1,115
1.93%
1 Year growth
± 7.88%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Oakton, VA grew at a rate of 1.93%, from 19.6k employees to 20k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Oakton, VA, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (4,886 people), Public Administration (2,708 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,193 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Oakton, VA, though some of these residents may live in Oakton, VA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$104,812
Median earning men ± $9,915
$71,864
Median earning women ± $11,115

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($162,538), Public Administration ($147,700), and Information ($136,118).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($161,050), Public Administration ($131,958), and Manufacturing ($103,214).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.1M people employed in Virginia. This represents a 2.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.8%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Virginia.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Virginia went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 54.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (44%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.45%).

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing the state of Virginia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Virginia

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Mark Warner
Senator from Virginia2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009
Tim Kaine
Senator from Virginia1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing Virginia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Virginia

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Virginia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2021, universities in Oakton, VA awarded 579 degrees. The student population of Oakton, VA in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 285 male students and 1,112 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Oakton, VA are Black or African American (243 and 49.1%), followed by White (87 and 17.6%), Unknown (72 and 14.5%), and Hispanic or Latino (41 and 8.28%).

The largest universities in Oakton, VA by number of degrees awarded are Stratford University (438498) (579 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.884% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.904% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.71M), Bachelors Degree (1.47M), and Some college (1.4M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Oakton, VA was $763,000 in 2022, which is 2.71 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $660,700 to $763,000, a 15.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Oakton, VA is 67.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Oakton, VA have an average commute time of 32.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Oakton, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Oakton, VA is $158,343. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Oakton, VA was Census Tract 4612.01 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 4615 and Census Tract 4611, with respective values of $199,441 and $194,551.

Property

$763,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$29,530
$9,487
Median Property Taxes
±$671

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Oakton, VA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

67.4%
Homeownership
2022
68.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 67.4% of the housing units in Oakton, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 68.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 4612.01
  2. Census Tract 4615
  3. Census Tract 4611

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Oakton, VA was Census Tract 4612.01 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 4615 and Census Tract 4611, with respective values of $199,441 and $194,551.

The following map shows all of the places in Oakton, VA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$158,343
Median Household Income
± $9,251
14.1k
Number of Households
± 935

In 2022, the median household income of the 14.1k households in Oakton, VA grew to $158,343 from the previous year's value of $145,064.

The following chart displays the households in Oakton, VA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Oakton, VA is from Virginia.
0.475
2022 Wage GINI in Virginia
0.476
2021 Wage GINI in Virginia

In 2022, the income inequality in Virginia was 0.475 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.164% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Virginia was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Virginia in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (54.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (26%)
  3. Public Transit (9.83%)

In 2022, 54.3% of workers in Oakton, VA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (26%) and those who used public transit to get to work (9.83%).

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Commute Time

32.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Oakton, VA have a longer commute time (32.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.79% of the workforce in Oakton, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Oakton, VA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Oakton, VA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

4.81% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Oakton, VA (1.75k out of 36.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Oakton, VA is White, followed by Asian and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

94.3% of the population of Oakton, VA has health coverage, with 64.7% on employee plans, 4.26% on Medicaid, 10.3% on Medicare, 13.6% on non-group plans, and 1.47% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Fairfax County, VA see 901 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.12% decrease from the previous year (930 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 918 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 486 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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901 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Fairfax County, VA

Primary care physicians in Fairfax County, VA see an average of 901 patients per year. This represents a 3.12% decrease from the previous year (930 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Fairfax County, VA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23% under 18 years, 20.9% between 18 and 34 years, 40.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.5% were men and 51.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.68%
Uninsured
64.7%
Employer Coverage
4.26%
Medicaid
10.3%
Medicare
13.6%
Non-Group
1.47%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Oakton, VA grew by 1.32% from 5.6% to 5.68%.

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