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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
$436,938

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%

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