Lorton (Fairfax County, VA) Change Neighborhood

Parks on the former Lorton Prison grounds includes multi-use trails, a disc golf course, a fishing pond and open meadows. Photo by Dayna Smith/For The Washington Post

Parks on the former Lorton Prison grounds includes multi-use trails, a disc golf course, a fishing pond and open meadows. Photo by Dayna Smith/For The Washington Post

Parklands on the former Lorton Prison grounds include multi-use trails. The Barrel Bridge allows vehicular traffic over part of one trail which was formerly a railbed. Photo by Dayna Smith/For The Washington Post

Parklands on the former Lorton Prison grounds include multi-use trails. The Barrel Bridge allows vehicular traffic over part of one trail which was formerly a railbed. Photo by Dayna Smith/For The Washington Post

One of the Lorton prison guard towers still rises above a prison wall across the street from the Laurel Hill neighborhood.  Photo by Susan Straight/For The Washington Post

One of the Lorton prison guard towers still rises above a prison wall across the street from the Laurel Hill neighborhood. Photo by Susan Straight/For The Washington Post

Pirate's Cove Water Park in Lorton, Va. Photo by Rafael Crisostomo/For The Washington Post

Pirate's Cove Water Park in Lorton, Va. Photo by Rafael Crisostomo/For The Washington Post

Avg Home Sold Price
$426,724

Last six months

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Avg Monthly Rent
$1,136

Based on 1Bd, 1 Bath

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Demographics

Population
16,814
Population Change Since 2000
61%
Population Change Since 1990
111%
Population Density
3,133
Median Annual Household Income
$79,618
Change in Avg Income Since 2000
44%
Change in Avg Income Since 1990
80%
Households with Children
47.0%
Avg Residents per Home
3.0
Median Age
38
Married
54%
Single
29%
Divorced
12%

Real Estate

Owner-Occupied Homes
60%
Renter-Occupied Homes
36%
Vacant Homes
4%
Median Years in Residence
2.4
Annual Residential Turnover
26%
Median Age of Homes (Years)
16

Transportation

Average Commute Time
31.2 min
Distance to Nearest Airport (Mile)
15.0
Drive/Carpool
91%
Public Transit
5%
Walk/Bike/Other
1%
Work at Home
2%

Data Provided by Onboard Informatics. Neighborhood Site Index

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As the National Children Museum prepares to move out of National Harbor in Maryland to return to the District of Columbia, the museum plans to give away some sculptures to other U.S. museums.

Snow expected for much of western Virginia

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Virginia Farm Bureau convention set for next week

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Virginia's infant mortality rate improves

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Va. education board sets history hearings

The Virginia Board of Education will conduct public hearings on revisions to the history and social science Standards of Learning at five historic sites across the state.

TN Lottery

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MD Lottery

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Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game

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DC Lottery

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For the Old Man

For the Old Man

This is where he buried her ashes. And this quiet spot is where he comes - when he is well enough to walk the distance - less often now since the new hip, but he still comes. To sit.

Manassas moves power lines underground

The recently completed project is intended to improve the reliability of the electricity supply.

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Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Night' game

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Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 Night' game

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Winning numbers drawn in 'Megaplier' game

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Eve of a messy winter storm: Weather model live blog

Eve of a messy winter storm: Weather model live blog

The I-95 corridor will likely be the dividing line between areas of snow and rain.

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