Oakton, Virginia 

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Population

37,166

+10.9% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.5%

Median Income

$121,250

Median Home Price

$744,800

Best Places to Live in Oakton, Virginia

National center - Along the Potomac River between southern Maryland and northern Virginia, inland from Chesapeake Bay. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Oakton, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Uniquely attractive core
-Arts and culture
-Historic interest
Cons
-Growth and sprawl
-Cost of living
-Summer heat

Local Listings in Oakton
 $899,000 
11694 Deerfield Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 4560 SqFt
 $1,299,999 
3686 Waples Crest Ct
Bed 5 | Bath 6 | 5800 SqFt
 $2,258,000 
3195 Ariana Dr
Bed 6 | Bath 8 | 9515 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Metro Area

It would be an understatement to say that the nation’s capital is a unique place. The centrally located National Mall is an urban planning gem, with excellent open spaces, walking paths, and major monuments in a classic architectural style. Lining the mall is the Smithsonian museum complex, probably the best set of museums in the world in a single location. In reality, the whole mall setup is a museum in and of itself and a major destination for locals and visitors alike. Numerous government offices and first class hospitality venues surround the mall. To the northwest of the mall, but still within the city limits, lies the upscale residential and commercial enclave of Georgetown, home to Georgetown University, George Washington Hospital, and a variety of entertainment and nightlife amenities. But not all of the D.C. central city glitters; to the north and east in particular lies a considerable expanse of socioeconomically mixed neighborhoods and areas of urban decay.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Oakton
Zip Codes: 22124 22181 22185
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 26 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Oakton is 2.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Oakton jobs have increased by 2.0%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Oakton's cost of living is 107.1% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Oakton's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Oakton, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Fairfax county voted Democratic in the last four Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Oakton's population is 37,166 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 10.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 34 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Oakton is $744,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.2%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Oakton public schools spend $14,978 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.8 students per teacher in Oakton. More Education


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Housing Market in Oakton

It's a good time to buy in Oakton. Home Appreciation is up 0.8% in the last 12 months. Browse Oakton Real Estate

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Oakton Virginia - 7/11/2010
Oakton is a good place to live, though house prices are high.... Read More

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hunting - 11/12/2009
Great place to live as Fairfax county allows archery hunting on any size acreage. Plenty of whitetail deer roaming about eating your shrubs make tasty treats. Whitetail... Read More

Oakton, VA - 7/16/2008
The schools are top notch, and there is so much to do in DC, only 20 miles... Read More


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22124 22181 22185

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NEW LISTINGS IN OAKTON
$899,000
11694 Deerfield Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$1,299,999
3686 Waples Crest Ct
Bed 5 | Bath 6

$2,258,000
3195 Ariana Dr
Bed 6 | Bath 8

$1,200,000
3446 Valewood Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 7

$924,990
2705 Valestra Cir
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$724,900
2910 Bree Hill Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$725,000
11342 Vale Rd
Bed 5 | Bath 3

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