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ZIP Code 22079

Primary City:Lorton, VA (View All Cities)
County: Fairfax County
Timezone: Eastern (1:42pm)
Area code: 571 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.68, -77.21
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 22079

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 22079. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 22079. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 22079, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Lorton, VA
Acceptable:
Mason Neck

Stats and Demographics for the 22079 ZIP Code

ZIP code 22079 is located in northeast Virginia and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 22079 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 22079 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 32,059
Population Density 1,096 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,245
Median Home Value $405,000
Land Area 29.24 sq mi
Water Area 6.61 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,839
Median Household Income $99,025

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2491,2931,2821,1598269741,0971,2201,3031,4431,2768836264062271257424
Female1,2131,3351,1691,0908561,1091,2561,4841,5211,5891,28398470238726816610753
Total2,4622,6282,4512,2491,6822,0832,3532,7042,8243,0322,5591,8671,32879349529118177

Gender

 Male 15,487 48%
 Female 16,572 52%
Gender

Race

 White 14,699 45.8%
 Black Or African American 7,534 23.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 95 0.3%
 Asian 6,240 19.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 51 0.2%
 Other Race 1,757 5.5%
 Two Or More Races 1,683 5.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner408661,9442,5111,52361620723
Renter19486592674127083273
Total2341,7312,8703,2521,79369923426

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,351 59%
 Single Guardian 1,927 18%
 Singles 2,017 19%
 Singles With Roommate 544 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,856 54%
 Households with Kids 4,983 46%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male265234283236254262272261244256271261237257269266233222169163
Female236235256259272263257271272241246210247225234243282186145139
Total501469539495526525529532516497517471484482503509515408314302

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 22079 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 22079 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 22079 real estate data, the median home value of $405,000 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 22079. Rentals in 22079 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 22079 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 32,059 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,187 64%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 543 5%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,109 28%
 Households Vacant 406 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 136 33%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 4%
 For Sale Only 70 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 31 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 37 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 117 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 446 13%
 2 Bedroom 1,471 43%
 3+ Bedroom 1,477 44%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $99,025 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 22079 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Residents in ZIP code 22079 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 22079 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 13,870 56%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,761 23%
 No Earnings 4,985 20%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 13,870 56%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,761 23%
 No Earnings 4,985 20%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 15,120 84.6%
 Public transportation 1,653 9.2%
 Taxicab 29 0.2%
 Motorcycle 40 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 401 2.2%
 Worked at Home 639 3.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 601 6%
 High School Graduate 3,393 34%
 Associate's degree 869 9%
 Bachelor's degree 2,791 28%
 Master's degree 1,806 18%
 Professional school degree 355 4%
 Doctorate degree 204 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,763 75.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 923 12.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 912 12.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 22079

ZIP Code 22079 is in the Fairfax County Public Schools. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 22079.

Gunston Elementary
10100 Gunston Rd
Lorton, VA 22079
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fairfax County Public Schools
Lorton Station Elementary
9298 Lewis Chapel Rd
Lorton, VA 22079
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fairfax County Public Schools
Laurel Hill Elementary
8390 Laurel Crest Dr
Lorton, VA 22079
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fairfax County Public Schools
South County High School
8501 Silverbrook Rd
Lorton, VA 22079
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Fairfax County Public Schools
South County Middle School
8700 Laurel Crest Dr
Lorton, VA 22079
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Fairfax County Public Schools

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