Lorton, Virginia Population 2020

20,691
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Lorton is a city located in Virginia. Lorton has a 2020 population of 20,691. Lorton is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 11.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,610 in 2010. Lorton reached it's highest population of 20,691 in 2018.

The average household income in Lorton is $120,438 with a poverty rate of 5.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,900 per month, and the median house value is $443,100. The median age in Lorton is 34.6 years, 34.7 years for males, and 34.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.6 males.

Lorton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lorton was:

  • White: 42.10%
  • Black or African American: 30.30%
  • Asian: 16.56%
  • Other race: 6.72%
  • Two or more races: 4.29%
  • Native American: 0.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lorton, Virginia is 20,691, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 20,691.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 18,610.

Lorton, Virginia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,71142.10%
Black or African American6,27030.30%
Asian3,42716.56%
Some Other Race1,3906.72%
Two or More Races8874.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.03%
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Lorton Population Pyramid 2020

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Lorton Median Age

34.6


Total

34.7


Male

34.6


Female

Lorton Adults

There are 15,251 adults, (1,746 of whom are seniors) in Lorton.

Lorton Age Dependency

53.2

Age Dependency Ratio

12.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lorton Sex Ratio

Female

10,911

52.73%

Male

9,780

47.27%

Lorton Households and Families

Lorton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lorton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68.3%31.7%
Male64.1%35.9%
All60%40%
Non Family51.9%48.1%
Female37.8%62.2%

60.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,5173.1660
Married3,7213.7168.3
Non Family1,5971.4751.9
Female8593.8437.8
Male3403.4964.1

3.62

Average Family Size

3.16

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Lorton Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4423.23%
9th to 12th Grade6434.69%
High School Graduate2,88321.04%
Some College2,51818.37%
Associates Degree1,1798.60%
Bachelors Degree3,49525.50%
Graduate Degree2,54418.56%
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Lorton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,3854,2892,559
Black4,3344,1551,894
Asian2,4282,1451,141
Hispanic2,2931,702309
Other Race55939934
Multiple Races439413135
Native American66

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 58.36%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,281$56,090$40,363
Less Than High School$36,919$53,125$9,191
High School Grad$30,640$35,000$25,795
Some College$39,815$43,563$35,790
Bachelors Degree$64,466$75,500$56,066
Graduate Degree$105,020$114,453$90,714

$48,281

Average Earnings

$56,090

Average Male

$40,363

Average Female

Lorton Language

Lorton Language by Age

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Lorton Language

52.42% of Lorton residents speak only English, while 47.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.00% of the population.

Lorton Poverty

Lorton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,26671011.33%
Asian3,3282547.63%
Hispanic4,2661483.47%
White6,0741171.93%
Multiple887515.75%
Other1,39010.07%

5.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.09%

Male Poverty Rate

6.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lorton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lorton is Black, with 11.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lorton is Other, with 0.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.28%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School9.74%
Some College6.12%
High School4.42%
Bachelors or Greater3.00%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed56.16%
Female Unemployed19.15%
Male Employed1.88%
Female Employed1.61%

Lorton Income

Lorton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$105,856$120,438
Families$110,069$125,345
Married Families$120,553-
Non Families$98,185$98,584
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Lorton Marital Status

Lorton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.1%

Male Marriage Rate

50.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Lorton Married by Age and Sex

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Lorton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lorton Marital Status by Race

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Lorton Veterans

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1,617

Number of Veterans

1,304

Male Veterans

313

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War723
Second Gulf War633
Vietnam451
Korea140
World War II98
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54529
55 to 64489
75+233
65 to 74192
18 to 34174
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Name Veterans % of Total
White99616.28%
Black4479.34%
Hispanic1174.18%
Asian833.25%
2 or More7517.73%
Other161.65%

Lorton Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lorton Employment Status

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77.5%

Labor Force Participation

71.2%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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30.18%

Born in Virginia

64.89%

Native Born

35.11%

Foreign Born

13.96%

Non Citizen

21.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

64.89% of Lorton residents were born in the United States, with 30.18% having been born in Virginia. 13.96% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202020,6910.00%
201920,6910.00%
201820,6914232.09%
201720,268950.47%
201620,1734512.29%
201519,7222251.15%
201419,4972611.36%
201319,236-57-0.30%
201219,293-246-1.26%
201119,5399294.99%
201018,6100.00%