Oakton, Virginia Population 2024

36,590

Oakton is a city located in Fairfax County and Fairfax city Virginia. Oakton has a 2024 population of 36,590. Oakton is currently growing at a rate of 0.08% annually and its population has increased by 0.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 36,468 in 2020.

The average household income in Oakton is $200,537 with a poverty rate of 4.81%. The median age in Oakton is 39.5 years: 38.2 years for males, and 40.4 years for females.

Oakton Demographics

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

  • White: 57.79%
  • Asian: 23.66%
  • Two or more races: 8.36%
  • Black or African American: 6.3%
  • Other race: 3.42%
  • Native American: 0.46%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
9.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,748.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.33% (122)
The current population of Oakton, Virginia is 36,590 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 36,468.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White21,10957.79%
Asian8,64423.66%
Two or more races3,0558.36%
Black or African American2,3036.3%
Other race1,2493.42%
Native American1690.46%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Oakton Population by Race

Oakton Population Pyramid 2024

Oakton Median Age

39.5

Total

38.2

Male

40.4

Female

Oakton Adults

There are 28,595 adults, (5,627 of whom are seniors) in Oakton.

Oakton Age Dependency

59

Age Dependency Ratio

24.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Oakton Sex Ratio

Female18,29550.08%
Male18,23449.92%

Oakton Population by Age

Oakton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All14,0712.5967.432.6
Married7,6553.3175.824.2
Non Family4,8771.2859.340.7
Female9542.8945.854.2
Male5853.5960.739.3

3.2

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

67.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Oakton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade3341.3%
Associates Degree1,0704.18%
Bachelors Degree8,79734.37%
Graduate Degree9,84538.47%
High School Graduate2,3669.24%
Less Than 9th Grade4671.82%
Some College2,71510.61%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Oakton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Oakton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White13,98713,88910,960
Asian6,0665,8444,645
Hispanic2,9682,6121,359
Black1,6011,494897
2+ Races1,5201,458988
Other Race1,015813478
Native American88580

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 99.3%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 78.36%.

Oakton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$91,273$101,447$79,615
Graduate Degree$140,236$153,621$109,900
High School Graduate$42,378$52,837$40,152
Less Than 9th Grade$18,857$42,159$15,732
Overall$93,800$112,509$78,758
Some College$52,378$53,438$51,732

$93,800

Average Earnings

$112,509

Average Male

$78,758

Average Female

Oakton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oakton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Oakton Language

62.86% of Oakton residents speak only English, while 37.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 15% of the population.

Oakton Language

Oakton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White19,0886543.43%
Asian8,6264535.25%
Hispanic4,2442956.95%
Black2,23723010.28%
Multiple3,0552076.78%
Other1,24917514.01%

4.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.11%

Male Poverty Rate

4.5%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oakton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oakton is Other, with 14.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oakton is White, with 3.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.02%.

Oakton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.84%
High School7.19%
Some College5.71%
Bachelors or Greater1.83%

Oakton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed39.68%
Female Employed3.61%
Female Unemployed3.41%
Male Employed2.59%

Oakton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oakton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$190,068$234,169
Households$158,343$200,537
Married Families$206,215$-999,999,999
Non Families$95,112$130,400

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Oakton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.9%

Male Marriage Rate

53.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Oakton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Oakton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Oakton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Oakton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,672

Number of Veterans

1,384

Male Veterans

288

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War684
First Gulf War494
Vietnam494
Korea117
World War II71

Oakton Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54585
75+402
65 to 74282
55 to 64279
18 to 34124

Oakton Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,2657.52%
Hispanic2166.67%
Black1538.96%
Asian1291.89%
2+ Races643.44%
Other Race464.19%
Native American1513.76%

Oakton Veterans by Race

Oakton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oakton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70%

Labor Force Participation

67.1%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Oakton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Oakton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Oakton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

24.53%

Born in Oakton

67.31%

Native Born

32.69%

Foreign Born

14.55%

Non Citizen

18.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

67.31% of Oakton residents were born in the United States, with 24.53% having been born in Virginia. 14.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Oakton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202436,590310.08%
202336,559300.08%
202236,529-146-0.4%
202136,6752070.57%
202036,468-529-1.43%
201936,997-188-0.51%
201837,185190.05%
201737,1664181.14%
201636,74890.02%
201536,739-121-0.33%
201436,8601,2163.41%
201335,6441,2803.72%
201234,3649372.8%
201133,427-739-2.16%
201034,16600%

Oakton Population by Year