Reston, VA Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Reston?

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There are 62,453 residents in Reston, with a median age of 39.6. Of this, 48.09% are males and 51.91% are females. US-born citizens make up 73.27% of the resident pool in Reston, while non-US-born citizens account for 16.64%. Additionally, 10.09% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 49,696 people in Reston currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 62,453 1.7%
Male Population 30,035 2.3%
Female Population 32,418 1.1%
Male population 48.09%
Female population 51.91%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 39.6 -0.5%
Citizen US Born 45,760 2.1%
Citizen not US Born 10,391 2.1%
Not Citizen 6,302 -2.2%
Citizen US Born 73.27%
Citizen not US Born 16.64%
Not Citizen 10.09%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 781 -13.2%
Moved from Same County 4,745 2.7%
Moved from Same State 2,584 12.5%
Moved from Different State 3,991 10.1%
Same House as Last Year 49,696 0.8%
Moved from Abroad 1.26%
Moved from Same County 7.68%
Moved from Same State 4.18%
Moved from Different State 6.46%
Same House as Last Year 80.42%

What are the employment statistics in Reston?

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White-collar workers make up 94.22% of the working population in Reston, while blue-collar employees account for 5.78%. There are also 3,634 entrepreneurs in Reston (10.01% of the workforce); 23,333 workers employed in private companies (64.27%); and 6,313 people working in governmental institutions (17.39%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 34,207 3.2%
Blue Collar 2,099 -9.7%
White Collar 94.22%
Blue Collar 5.78%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 3,634 4.0%
Private Companies 23,333 3.2%
Governmental Workers 6,313 0.7%
Not for Profit Companies 3,026 -2.1%
Self Employees 10.01%
Private Companies 64.27%
Governmental Workers 17.39%
Not for Profit Companies 8.33%

How many households are there in Reston?

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There are a total of 27,366 households in Reston, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 58.84% of these Reston households, while non-family units account for the remaining 41.16%. Additionally, 25.58% of households have children and 74.42% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 27,366 4.5%
Average People Per Household 2 -2.6%
Family Households 16,101 3.0%
Non-family Households 11,265 6.8%
Family Households 58.84%
Non-family Households 41.16%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 7,001 0.5%
Households without Children 20,365 6.0%
Households with Children 25.58%
Households without Children 74.42%

What are the median and average incomes in Reston?

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The average annual household income in Reston is $158,081, while the median household income sits at $126,571 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $133,496, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $144,469. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $82,974 and $88,620, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $158,081 6.2%
Median Household Income $126,571 4.1%
People below Poverty Level 3,935 3.0%
People above Poverty Level 57,797 1.7%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Reston?

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There are 28,932 housing units in Reston, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1982. Of the 27,366 occupied housing units in Reston, 61.74% are owner-occupied, while 38.26% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 74.53% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $514,700. In general, housing costs reach $2,089 per month in Reston.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 28,932 4.7%
Median Year Built 1982 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 94 -13.8%
Built between 1940 and 1949 111 46.0%
Built between 1950 and 1959 195 25.8%
Built between 1960 and 1969 2,805 12.2%
Built between 1970 and 1979 9,633 -2.2%
Built between 1980 and 1989 7,034 4.9%
Built between 1990 and 1999 4,364 0.6%
Built between 2000 and 2009 2,823 8.2%
Built between 2010 and 2019 1,819 N/A
Built in 2020 or Later 54 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 27,366 4.5%
Owner Occupied 16,895 3.7%
Renter Occupied 10,471 5.8%
Owner Occupied 61.74%
Renter Occupied 38.26%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 12,591 1.2%
Without Mortgage 4,304 11.7%
Median Value with Mortgage $514,700 3.2%
Median Value without Mortgage $567,800 1.2%
Median Housing Costs per Month $2,089 4.0%
With Mortgage 74.53%
Without Mortgage 25.47%

What is the level of education in Reston?

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Approximately 12.87% of the population in Reston holds a high school degree (that's 6,466 residents), while 12.45% have attained a college certificate (7,126 locals) and 35.83% have a bachelor's degree (17,999 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 982 -1.8%
Some High School 6,466 1.9%
Some College 7,126 -3.0%
Associate Degree 2,197 -1.1%
Bachelor's Degree 17,999 4.8%
Graduate Degree 16,341 4.8%
No High School 1.95%
Some High School 12.87%
Some College 12.45%
Associate Degree 4.37%
Bachelor's Degree 35.83%
Graduate Degree 32.53%

What is the marital status of Reston residents?

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A total of 16,751 people in Reston have never been married (which represents 32.25% of the total population), while 27,581 of them are wedded (53.11%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 829 (1.6%) and 5,806 (11.18%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 16,751 1.5%
Married 27,581 1.9%
Separated 829 -16.1%
Widowed 1,796 15.5%
Divorced 5,806 -0.2%
Never Married 32.25%
Married 53.11%
Separated 1.6%
Widowed 3.46%
Divorced 11.18%

What are the most common means of transportation in Reston?

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The top three means of transportation people in Reston use to get to work are: car, bus or trolley bus and walking. A total of 24,303 residents commute by car, 1,149 prefer going to work by bus or trolley bus and 811 by walking.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 24,303 -6.1%
Bus or TrolleyBus 1,149 -4.2%
Subway or Elevated 93 N/A
Railroad 36 9.1%
Bicycle 249 -1.6%
Motorcycle 133 -9.5%
TaxiCab 120 -3.2%
Walk 811 -5.8%

What is the median and average household income in Reston by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
20190 21,219 10,301 $115,486.00 $153,429.00
20191 30,185 11,898 $128,076.00 $154,759.00
20194 12,313 5,638 $143,301.00 $184,087.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2021 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 20190 20191 20194

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