Living in Oakton, VA
Oakton Realtors Know the Essence of Livability
Named for its hundreds of tall stately oak trees, Oakton, Virginia, is a 10 square mile residential area located in the heart of Fairfax County. Ranked by Niche as one of the top places to live in Virginia, Oakton is a Census Designated Place with a population just over 37,000. Traversed by both Route 66 and Route 123, Oakton residents can easily access local shopping centers in Tyson’s Corner and Fair Oaks, as well as commute to Washington, DC, by car or the Vienna Metro. The community itself is a pleasant blend of rural and suburban, making this a quiet, attractive enclave with a strong sense of community.
Housing in Oakton is a mix of single-family homes, townhomes and apartments, with several condominium communities. Your Realtor will tell you single-family homes are the most common, and Colonial and Craftsman styles are common. With a few remaining horse farms and a good selection of large-lot homes, the median home value is $616,100, and median rent is $1,873. Many young families and professionals live in the area. The schools are top quality, including Oakton High School, which is consistently ranked among the top schools in Virginia by US News & World Report. The school has an excellent sports program and its football and swimming coaching staff are highly sought after by young athletes. Oakton also is home to the Flint Hill School, a well-respected private preparatory school.