Herndon, Virginia Population 2020

24,581
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Herndon is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 24,581, it is the 24th largest city in Virginia and the 1569th largest city in the United States. Herndon is currently growing at a rate of 0.07% annually and its population has increased by 5.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,292 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Herndon has a population density of 5,734 people per square mile.

The average household income in Herndon is $128,888 with a poverty rate of 6.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,806 per month, and the median house value is $431,100. The median age in Herndon is 35 years, 35.8 years for males, and 34 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.2 males.

Herndon Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Herndon was:

  • White: 55.46%
  • Asian: 17.96%
  • Other race: 13.57%
  • Black or African American: 7.83%
  • Two or more races: 4.60%
  • Native American: 0.58%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Herndon, Virginia is 24,581, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 24,545.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 23,292.

Herndon, Virginia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,59855.46%
Asian4,40517.96%
Some Other Race3,32713.57%
Black or African American1,9217.83%
Two or More Races1,1284.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native1410.58%
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Herndon Population Pyramid 2020

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Herndon Median Age

35


Total

35.8


Male

34


Female

Herndon Adults

There are 18,349 adults, (2,243 of whom are seniors) in Herndon.

Herndon Age Dependency

52.2

Age Dependency Ratio

13.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Herndon Sex Ratio

Female

12,431

50.70%

Male

12,089

49.30%

Herndon Households and Families

Herndon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Herndon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.6%32.4%
All59%41%
Non Family51.1%48.9%
Female49.9%50.1%
Male39%61%

59.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,7063.1859
Married4,1163.7167.6
Non Family2,2371.3751.1
Female8174.3749.9
Male5364.8939

3.65

Average Family Size

3.18

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Herndon Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2777.90%
9th to 12th Grade1,2847.94%
High School Graduate3,08419.07%
Some College1,82711.30%
Associates Degree7944.91%
Bachelors Degree4,34726.88%
Graduate Degree3,56022.01%
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Herndon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,3346,2044,088
Hispanic4,8512,943675
Asian3,2742,8672,272
Other Race1,8121,151212
Black1,3831,253632
Multiple Races472405286
Native American393925

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 69.40%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,288$64,327$36,385
Less Than High School$19,752$25,633$18,205
High School Grad$23,183$28,214$21,228
Some College$47,974$64,183$32,000
Bachelors Degree$81,059$92,161$58,920
Graduate Degree$92,616$104,767$72,770

$49,288

Average Earnings

$64,327

Average Male

$36,385

Average Female

Herndon Language

Herndon Language by Age

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Herndon Language

43.07% of Herndon residents speak only English, while 56.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 32.50% of the population.

Herndon Poverty

Herndon Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic8,81693510.61%
Other3,32746513.98%
Black1,92127014.06%
Asian4,4051673.79%
White8,3911311.56%
Multiple1,128867.62%
Native1415841.13%

6.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.68%

Male Poverty Rate

7.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Herndon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Herndon is Native, with 41.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Herndon is White, with 1.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.29%.

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Name Poverty
High School10.93%
Less Than High School8.94%
Some College5.11%
Bachelors or Greater1.69%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed24.41%
Female Unemployed12.24%
Female Employed4.98%
Male Employed3.69%

Herndon Income

Herndon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$112,835$128,888
Families$117,117$134,190
Married Families$131,000-
Non Families$92,904$102,130
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Herndon Marital Status

Herndon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.5%

Male Marriage Rate

48.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Herndon Married by Age and Sex

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Herndon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Herndon Marital Status by Race

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Herndon Veterans

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908

Number of Veterans

813

Male Veterans

95

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War292
Vietnam283
Second Gulf War249
Korea61
World War II18
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54300
55 to 64189
65 to 74170
75+167
18 to 3482
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Name Veterans % of Total
White6296.05%
Black14910.06%
2 or More518.99%
Asian481.35%
Hispanic350.60%
Other311.41%

Herndon Veterans by Education

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3.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Herndon Employment Status

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79.5%

Labor Force Participation

75.5%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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27.20%

Born in Virginia

57.17%

Native Born

42.83%

Foreign Born

28.95%

Non Citizen

13.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

57.17% of Herndon residents were born in the United States, with 27.20% having been born in Virginia. 28.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202024,581180.07%
201924,563180.07%
201824,545470.19%
201724,498180.07%
201624,480-29-0.12%
201524,509-11-0.04%
201424,520630.26%
201324,4571600.66%
201224,2974601.93%
201123,8374381.87%
201023,3991,7440.78%
200021,6555,5162.98%
199016,1394,6903.49%
198011,4497,14810.29%
19704,3012,3017.96%
19602,0001,0003.53%
19401,0000.00%