Oakton, VA

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Population

37,166

1.14% growth

Poverty Rate

6.91%


Median Age

37.2


Median Household Income

$124,193

3.21% growth

Number of Employees

19,988

0.216% growth

Median Property Value

$604,300

0.216% growth

About

In 2017, Oakton, VA had a population of 37.2k people with a median age of 37.2 and a median household income of $124,193. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Oakton, VA grew from 36,748 to 37,166, a 1.14% increase and its median household income grew from $120,335 to $124,193, a 3.21% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Oakton, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (54.7%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (22.2%), White (Hispanic) (8.65%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.2%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (4.56%). N/A% of the people in Oakton, VA speak a non-English language, and 84.1% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Oakton, VA are Stratford University (1,256 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Oakton, VA is $604,300, and the homeownership rate is 64.6%. Most people in Oakton, VA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 32.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Oakton, VA is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Oakton, VA employs 20k people. The largest industries in Oakton, VA are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (4,837 people), Public Administration (2,496 people), and Educational Services (1,919 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($126,964), Public Administration ($123,325), and Information ($107,875).

Median household income in Oakton, VA is $124,193. Males in Oakton, VA have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $55,180. The income inequality in Oakton, VA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$124,193

2017 value

± $6,712

3.21%

1 Year Growth

± 7.11%

Households in Oakton, VA have a median annual income of $124,193, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $120,335 in 2016, which represents a 3.21% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$74,183

Average Male Salary

± $1,323

$55,180

Average Female Salary

± $1,030

In 2017, full-time male employees in Virginia made 1.34 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $68,169 ± $3,324

  2. White

    $60,529 ± $977

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $56,661 ± $29,375

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Virginia workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.13 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Oakton, VA is from Virginia.

0.478

2017 Wage GINI

0.477

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Virginia was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0649% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Virginia was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Virginia in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Virginia across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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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 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Oakton, VA was Census Tract 4612.01 with a value of $205,461, followed by Census Tract 4615 and Census Tract 4611, with respective values of $153,750 and $132,695.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

6.91% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Oakton, VA (2.57k out of 37.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males < 5.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    1,255 ± 302

  2. Asian

    640 ± 206

  3. Hispanic

    536 ± 304

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

20k

2017 Value

± 1,008

0.216%

1 Year growth

± 6.98%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Oakton, VA grew at a rate of 0.216%, from 19.9k employees to 20k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Oakton, VA, are Management Occupations (3,705 people), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (2,436 people), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations (2,134 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Oakton, VA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Oakton, VA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (3,705 people), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (2,436 people), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations (2,134 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Oakton, VA has an unusually high number of residents working as Computer & Mathematical Occupations (3.67 times higher than expected), Legal Occupations (3.19 times), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (2.48 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Oakton, VA, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($135,833), Management Occupations ($118,361), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($115,711).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

20k

2017 Value

± 1,008

0.216%

1 Year growth

± 6.98%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Oakton, VA grew at a rate of 0.216%, from 19.9k employees to 20k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Oakton, VA, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (4,837 people), Public Administration (2,496 people), and Educational Services (1,919 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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Most Common

The most common industries in Oakton, VA, by number of employees, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (4,837 people), Public Administration (2,496 people), and Educational Services (1,919 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Oakton, VA has an unusually high number of Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (3.46 times higher than expected), Public Administration (2.67 times), and Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.7 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Oakton, VA, by median earnings, are Manufacturing ($126,964), Public Administration ($123,325), and Information ($107,875).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Virginia to other states, or from other states to Virginia.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $29.9B

  2. $27.8B

  3. $26B

In 2015, the top outbound Virginia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $29.9B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($27.8B) and Electronics ($26B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Virginia products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$277B

2020 Value

$373B

Projected 2045 Value

34.7% growth

In 2020, total outbound Virginia trade was $277B. This is expected to increase 34.7% to $373B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Virginia trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Virginia to other states, or from other states to Virginia.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $25.5B

  2. $14B

  3. $12.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Virginia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Maryland with $25.5B, followed by North Carolina with $14B and Pennsylvania and $12.4B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Virginia shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

92.4% of the population of Oakton, VA has health coverage, with 64.7% on employee plans, 5.2% on Medicaid, 8.37% on Medicare, 11.6% on non-group plans, and 2.56% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Oakton, VA was $7,556 in 2014. This is a 3.42% increase from the previous year ($7,306).

Primary care physicians in Oakton, VA see 964 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.823% decrease from the previous year (972 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 968 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 641 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Mecklenburg County and Halifax County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.6%). Additionally, Petersburg city has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (45.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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964 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Fairfax County, VA see an average of 964 patients per year. This represents a 0.823% decrease from the previous year (972 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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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,556

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,218

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,361

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,677

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Virginia (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.42%, from $7,306 to $7,556.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

7.6%

Uninsured

64.7%

Employer Coverage

5.2%

Medicaid

8.37%

Medicare

11.6%

Non-Group

2.56%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Oakton, VA declined by 18.2% from 9.29% to 7.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Oakton, VA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 15.6% prevalence

  2. 15.6% prevalence

  3. 15.4% prevalence

Mecklenburg County and Halifax County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Virginia, at 15.6%.

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Diversity

Oakton, VA is home to a population of 37.2k people, from which 84.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 33.1% of Oakton, VA residents were born outside of the country (12.3k people).

In 2017, there were 2.46 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (20.3k people) in Oakton, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.25k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 3.22k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

32

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.4

42

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Oakton, VA was 37.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 32, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Oakton, VA are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Oakton, VA residents was 37.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

33.1%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

12.3k people

32.5%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

11.9k people

As of 2017, 33.1% of Oakton, VA residents (12.3k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Oakton, VA was 32.5%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. El Salvador

    103,545 ± 7,851 people

  2. India

    82,876 ± 7,033 people

  3. Mexico

    56,021 ± 5,792 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Virginia was El Salvador, the natal country of 103,545 Virginia residents, followed by India with 82,876 and Mexico with 56,021.

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Citizenship

84.1%

2017 Citizenship

83%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 84.1% of Oakton, VA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Oakton, VA was 83%, 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)

    20.3k ± 927

  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)

    8.25k ± 752

  3. White (Hispanic)

    3.22k ± 897

In 2017, there were 2.46 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (20.3k people) in Oakton, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.25k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 3.22k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

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

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    608 ± 147

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    600 ± 173

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    282 ± 104

Oakton, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.01 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Oakton, VA awarded 1,256 degrees. The student population of Oakton, VA is skewed towards women, with 800 male students and 1,482 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Oakton, VA are Black or African American (458 and 36.5%), followed by Asian (374 and 29.8%), White (218 and 17.4%), and Unknown (96 and 7.64%).

The largest universities in Oakton, VA by number of degrees awarded are Stratford University (1,256 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Oakton, VA are Information Science (276 and 22%), Culinary Arts & Chef Training (202 and 16.1%), and General Business Administration & Management (112 and 8.92%).

The median tuition costs in Oakton, VA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 78 degrees awarded

  2. 74 degrees awarded

  3. 276 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Masters Degree recipients in Oakton, VA was General Business Administration & Management with 78 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

1,256 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Oakton, VA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Stratford University with 1,256 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

615

Degrees Awarded to Men

641

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 615 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Oakton, VA, which is 0.959 times less than the 641 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    458 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    374 degrees awarded

  3. White

    218 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Oakton, VA were to Black or African American students. These 458 degrees mean that there were 1.22 times more Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 374 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Oakton, VA was $604,300 in 2017, which is 2.63 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $603,000 to $604,300, a 0.216% increase. The homeownership rate in Oakton, VA is 64.6%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Oakton, VA have an average commute time of 32.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Oakton, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$604,300

2017 Median

± $18,639

$603,000

2016 Median

± $19,065

In 2017, the median property value in Oakton, VA grew to to $604,300 from the previous year's value of $603,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Oakton, VA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Oakton, VA the largest share of households have a property value in the $500k - $750k range.

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Household Income

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$124,193

Median Household Income

± $6,712

13.4k

Number of Households

± 764

In 2017, the median household income of the 13.4k households in Oakton, VA grew to $124,193 from the previous year's value of $120,335.

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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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Oakton, VA 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

64.6%

2017 Homeownership

61.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 64.6% of the housing units in Oakton, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 61.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Oakton, VA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

32.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Oakton, VA have a longer commute time (32.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.83% of the workforce in Oakton, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    67.7%

  2. Public Transit

    17.4%

  3. Carpooled

    6.9%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Oakton, VA was Drove Alone (67.7%), followed by those who Public Transit (17.4%) and those who Carpooled (6.9%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

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, followed by 3 cars.

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