Ranked in the 89th percentile


  • Lorton is ranked #176 in Virginia
  • Lorton is ranked #2,999 in the USA
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Sunny Weather
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Best Neighborhoods In & Around Lorton, VA

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Taylor Run, Alexandria8711.16,851
Arlington Forest, Arlington8712.92,684
Claremont, Arlington8611.92,865
Bluemont, Arlington8613.37,049
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Fairlington-Shirlington, Arlington8611.69,718
Arlington Heights, Arlington8613.42,143
Arlington Ridge, Arlington8613.55,493
Madison Manor, Arlington86131,579

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PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
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Haymarket, VA8523.91,826
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Hayfield, VA855.84,453
Greenbriar, VA8515.58,568
Gainesville, VA8523.814,269
Reston, VA8518.560,070
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My experience with having lived in Lorton is mediocre at best. Lorton is simply okay. If you want to have a bit of a more hospitable place nearing the South as opposed to living in Northern Virginia. But it is still placed in Virginia, a state overall not generally well-received when it comes to genuine hospitality to new comers/tourists. When they say that "Virginia is for the lovers", whom they are referring to are the old worn-down retired folk that come to settle here to live a more quiet and peaceful life near the somewhat-boonies. Many of them are retired veterans, being so close to government offices displaced from as far as D.C. If you're young and full of energy, coming to live here would be an absolute death sentence for your seek of entertainment and pleasure. For the thriving and young, there's nothing to offer here. Unless you're willing to make the grueling long transit to D.C. where there's barely much to offer there as well. The nightlife scene is dead. However, shopping centers and malls are placed in rather convenient locations in Lorton, so there's that if you're a big consumer.
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Source: The Lorton, VA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).