Census data shows Loudoun young, educated and diverse
Analysis of county-level 2020 U.S. Census data by the Virginia Public Access Project shows that Loudoun is a relatively young, educated, expensive, and growing county.
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It also showed that despite the famous routes along Rt. 50 and Rt. 7, more people live and work in Loudoun compared to others in Northern Virginia and the Commonwealth at large. 53.3% of Loudoun workers aged 16 and over are employed in the county, compared to 48.6% in the region. Statewide, 50.3% of workers work in their county of residence.
Loudoun’s decades-long population growth continues, with 6,633 more Loudouners in 2021 compared to the 2020 census. The official 2021 estimate for Loudoun’s population is 427,592.
Median incomes and home values in the Loudoun dwarf state averages. Loudoun’s median household income of $147,111 is nearly double the state’s median income of $76,398, and the county’s median home value of $534,000 is also nearly double the state’s median. Condition of $282,800.
Loudoun is also highly educated, with 61.6% of Loudouners age 25 and older having a bachelor’s or graduate degree, compared to 58.8% in Northern Virginia and 39.6% overall. the state. And a greater proportion of Loudoun’s population is age 24 or younger compared to the region and state.
A greater proportion of Loudoun’s population is white compared to Northern Virginia, but Loudoun is in every way more racially diverse than the state as a whole.