Location of Oakton, Virginia
|- Total||9.7 sq mi|
|- Land||9.7 sq mi|
|– Water||0.0 sq mi|
|- Density||3,024.1/sq mi|
|ZIP codes||22124, 2218|
Oakton is a census-designated place (CDP) in Fairfax County, Virginia, in the United States. The population was 29,348 at the 2000 census. The ZIP code is 22124.
As of the census of 2000, there were 29,348 people, 11,118 households, and 7,649 families residing in Oakton. The population density was 3,024.1 people per square mile. There were 11,392 housing units at an average density of 1,173.9/sq mi.
In Oakton Virginia there were 11,118 households out of which 32.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.8% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.2% were non-families. 21.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.08.
In Oakton Virginia the population was spread out with 23.3% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 34.9% from 25 to 44, 26.6% from 45 to 64, and 7.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 97.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.0 males.
According to a 2007 estimate, the median income for a household in Oakton was $107,537, and the median income for a family was $128,273. Males had a median income of $62,434 versus $48,096 for females. The per capita income for Oakton was $43,297. About 3.6% of families and 4.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.7% of those under age 18 and 6.7% of those age 65 or over.
There are two public schools located in Oakton: Oakton Elementary School and Waples Mill Elementary School. Flint Hill School, a prestigious private school, is located in Oakton. The Northern Virginia Friends School, Dominion Christian School and The Montessori School of Oakton are also in Oakton. Students may also go to Flint Hill Elementary School or Henry David Thoreau Middle School in Vienna.
The local high school is Oakton High School. Oakton High School is actually located in Vienna Virginia. Students in Oakton may also attend nearby James Madison High School in Vienna Virginia.