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Oakton
  • Suburb in Virginia

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grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Oakton is a suburb of Washington, D.C. with a population of 36,529. Oakton is in Fairfax County and is one of the best places to live in Virginia. Living in Oakton offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Oakton there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Oakton and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Oakton are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$763,000
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$2,245
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    33%
  • Own
    67%
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Oakton Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    38%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    34%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    15%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    9%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  11%

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Oakton Reviews

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