Reston 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 61,418 residents in Reston, with a median age of 39.8. Of this, 47.79% are males and 52.21% are females. US-born citizens make up 72.94% of the resident pool in Reston, while non-US-born citizens account for 16.57%. Additionally, 10.49% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 49,283 people in Reston currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 61,418 0.4%
Male Population 29,354 0.0%
Female Population 32,064 0.9%
Male population 47.79%
Female population 52.21%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 39.8 0.0%
Citizen US Born 44,797 1.1%
Citizen not US Born 10,180 -4.7%
Not Citizen 6,441 4.8%
Citizen US Born 72.94%
Citizen not US Born 16.57%
Not Citizen 10.49%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 900 11.0%
Moved from Same County 4,622 -7.4%
Moved from Same State 2,297 2.8%
Moved from Different State 3,624 29.8%
Same House as Last Year 49,283 -0.5%
Moved from Abroad 1.48%
Moved from Same County 7.61%
Moved from Same State 3.78%
Moved from Different State 5.97%
Same House as Last Year 81.16%

What are the employment statistics in Reston?

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White-collar workers make up 93.44% of the working population in Reston, while blue-collar employees account for 6.56%. There are also 3,495 entrepreneurs in Reston (9.86% of the workforce); 22,601 workers employed in private companies (63.74%); and 6,269 people working in governmental institutions (17.68%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 33,132 -0.4%
Blue Collar 2,325 0.0%
White Collar 93.44%
Blue Collar 6.56%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 3,495 -1.5%
Private Companies 22,601 -2.8%
Governmental Workers 6,269 5.3%
Not for Profit Companies 3,092 9.9%
Self Employees 9.86%
Private Companies 63.74%
Governmental Workers 17.68%
Not for Profit Companies 8.72%

How many households are there in Reston?

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There are a total of 26,185 households in Reston, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 59.7% of these Reston households, while non-family units account for the remaining 40.3%. Additionally, 26.6% of households have children and 73.4% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 26,185 1.6%
Average People Per Household 2 -1.3%
Family Households 15,633 1.9%
Non-family Households 10,552 1.2%
Family Households 59.7%
Non-family Households 40.3%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 6,965 3.5%
Households without Children 19,220 0.9%
Households with Children 26.6%
Households without Children 73.4%

What are the median and average incomes in Reston?

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The average annual household income in Reston is $148,801, while the median household income sits at $121,563 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $128,300, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $134,984. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $78,955 and $91,523, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $148,801 -1.6%
Median Household Income $121,563 1.0%
People below Poverty Level 3,822 -9.0%
People above Poverty Level 56,825 1.4%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Reston?

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There are 27,626 housing units in Reston, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1982. Of the 26,185 occupied housing units in Reston, 62.21% are owner-occupied, while 37.79% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 76.35% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $498,900. In general, housing costs reach $2,008 per month in Reston.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 27,626 1.4%
Median Year Built 1982 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 109 -3.5%
Built between 1940 and 1949 76 -16.5%
Built between 1950 and 1959 155 -8.3%
Built between 1960 and 1969 2,501 -7.6%
Built between 1970 and 1979 9,848 2.0%
Built between 1980 and 1989 6,706 4.8%
Built between 1990 and 1999 4,340 2.6%
Built between 2000 and 2009 2,608 -5.2%
Built in 2010 or Later 1,283 13.5%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 26,185 1.6%
Owner Occupied 16,289 2.6%
Renter Occupied 9,896 0.0%
Owner Occupied 62.21%
Renter Occupied 37.79%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 12,436 1.2%
Without Mortgage 3,853 7.8%
Median Value with Mortgage $498,900 1.5%
Median Value without Mortgage $561,200 5.3%
Median Housing Costs per Month $2,008 0.2%
With Mortgage 76.35%
Without Mortgage 23.65%

What is the level of education in Reston?

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Approximately 12.91% of the population in Reston holds a high school degree (that's 6,348 residents), while 13.87% have attained a college certificate (7,343 locals) and 34.94% have a bachelor's degree (17,182 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 1,000 -17.5%
Some High School 6,348 -5.7%
Some College 7,343 1.7%
Associate Degree 2,221 4.9%
Bachelor's Degree 17,182 -0.9%
Graduate Degree 15,600 5.0%
No High School 2.03%
Some High School 12.91%
Some College 13.87%
Associate Degree 4.52%
Bachelor's Degree 34.94%
Graduate Degree 31.73%

What is the marital status of Reston residents?

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A total of 16,509 people in Reston have never been married (which represents 32.41% of the total population), while 27,054 of them are wedded (53.11%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 988 (1.94%) and 5,819 (11.42%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 16,509 3.2%
Married 27,054 -1.0%
Separated 988 22.1%
Widowed 1,555 -5.7%
Divorced 5,819 2.5%
Never Married 32.41%
Married 53.11%
Separated 1.94%
Widowed 3.05%
Divorced 11.42%

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 25,887 residents commute by car, 1,200 prefer going to work by bus or trolley bus and 861 by walking.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 25,887 -4.9%
Bus or TrolleyBus 1,200 -1.6%
Subway or Elevated 111 N/A
Railroad 33 26.9%
Bicycle 253 17.7%
Motorcycle 147 17.6%
TaxiCab 124 10.7%
Walk 861 -7.0%

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 20,609 9,594 $110,448.00 $142,059.00
20191 30,224 11,695 $122,089.00 $146,913.00
20194 12,067 5,391 $138,083.00 $177,821.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2020 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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