Zip Code 22079 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLorton
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Fairfax
Area Code571 / 703
Current Population:32059
Racial Majority:White 37.23%
Public School Racial Majority:White 38%
Unemployment Rate:10.2%
Median Household Income$84471
Average Adjusted Gross Income$91160
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time34 Minutes
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range10 - 243 ft.
Area29 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)38.67499924, -77.20661926

Zip Code 22079 Description

Zip Code 22079 is located in the state of Virginia in the Washington D.C. metro area. Zip code 22079 is primarily located in Fairfax County. The official US Postal Service name for 22079 is LORTON, Virginia. Portions of zip code 22079 are contained within or border the city limits of Lorton, VA, Newington, VA, Franconia, VA, Fort Belvoir, VA, Occoquan, VA, Lake Ridge, VA, and Springfield, VA. Zip code 22079 is within area code 571 and area code 703. 22079 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 22079 is 10.2% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.2% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 10.8% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 13.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 22079 increased to 32059 from 19607 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 22079 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 22079 public schools is White. 24.2% of students in 22079 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 12670 37.23% 12560 +1%
 Black Or African American 8306 24.41% 7340 +13%
 Hispanic 4596 13.51% 4423 +4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 59 -100%
 Asian 7001 20.57% 6189 +13%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 53 0.16% 46 +15%
 Other Race 118 0.04% 118 -89%
 Two Or More Races 1324 4.09% 1324 +5%

Zip Code 22079 Race/Ethnicity

 White 38%
 Black Or African American 22.1%
 Hispanic 13.8%
 Asian 20.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 5.2%

Zip Code 22079 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3205919607
Male Population48.30%
Female Population51.70%
Total Households10839
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
24.2%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
20.0%
Median Household Income$84471
Income Under $50K Per Year19.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year39.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year41.00%
22079 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 8Don BeyerDemocrat
Virginia District 11Gerry ConnollyDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Virginia Congressional Districts

22079 Virginia State House of Delegates Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
42Kathy TranDemocrat
43Mark D. SicklesDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Virginia State House of Delegates Districts

22079 Virginia State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
30Adam EbbinDemocrat
36Scott SurovellDemocrat
39George BarkerDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Virginia State Senate Districts
Average Real Estate Asking Price$549174
Average Real Estate Sale Price$407188
Current Unemployment Level 10.2%
Previous Month Unemployment Level2.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 65n - Chesapeake Rolling Coastal Plain
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 22079 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)25273442526267655845362945
Avg Max Temp (°F)43475667768488867969584767
Avg Precip (In.)3.342.813.763.24.23.694.063.924.123.423.313.2143.03
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
CBSA Type22079
CBSA Population5500613
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours