Lorton, VA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 5,878 housing units in Lorton. This represents a 47.1% growth from 3,997 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 5,805 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 73 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Lorton is about 63.4%. Lorton's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3.9%. Average household size is 2.67 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Lorton were built after 1987.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.30%
One Bedroom8.80%
Two Bedrooms33.80%
Three Bedrooms37.50%
Four Bedrooms14.50%
Five Bedrooms or more3.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.68
Median year structure was built1988
Median Value of occupied units$147,600
Median Price asked for vacant units$111,200

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.66
Median year structure was built1985
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$786

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage11.50%
Home Equity Loan9.80%
Simple Mortgage72.80%
Debt Free6%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs21.8%