Herndon, Virginia Population 2024

23,752

Herndon is a city located in Fairfax County and Loudoun County Virginia. Herndon has a 2024 population of 23,752. Herndon is currently declining at a rate of -0.86% annually and its population has decreased by -3.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 24,582 in 2020.

The average household income in Herndon is $168,416 with a poverty rate of 7.1%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Herndon is 35.5 years, 35.5 years for males, and 35.6 years for females.

Herndon Demographics

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

  • White: 43.19%
  • Other race: 21.66%
  • Asian: 16%
  • Two or more races: 11.07%
  • Black or African American: 7.43%
  • Native American: 0.65%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
4.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
5,541.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.38% (-830)
The current population of Herndon, Virginia is 23,752 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 24,582.

Herndon, Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White10,56343.19%
Other race5,29721.66%
Asian3,91216%
Two or more races2,70711.07%
Black or African American1,8187.43%
Native American1590.65%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Herndon Population by Race

Herndon Population Pyramid 2024

Herndon Median Age

35.5

Total

35.5

Male

35.6

Female

Herndon Adults

There are 18,484 adults, (2,533 of whom are seniors) in Herndon.

Herndon Age Dependency

53.3

Age Dependency Ratio

15.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Herndon Sex Ratio

Female11,46046.86%
Male12,99653.14%

Herndon Population by Age

Herndon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,8973.164.635.4
Married4,5593.774.425.6
Non Family2,2121.4554.745.3
Female6033.9749.650.4
Male5233.753862

3.53

Average Family Size

3.1

Average Household Size

64.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Herndon Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5319.42%
9th to 12th Grade8755.39%
High School Graduate2,46915.2%
Some College2,00712.35%
Associates Degree8415.18%
Bachelors Degree5,12231.53%
Graduate Degree3,40220.94%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Herndon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Herndon Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White6,4726,4154,551
Hispanic5,0423,0861,132
Asian2,9932,6801,769
Other Race2,6641,554476
2+ Races1,434901650
Black1,3031,228735
Native American84712

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 99.12%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 70.32%.

Herndon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$64,846$73,138$56,407
Less Than 9th Grade$35,500$44,760$19,973
High School Graduate$36,356$38,250$30,750
Some College$46,019$53,371$30,817
Bachelors Degree$96,731$110,029$81,520
Graduate Degree$116,291$136,477$92,917

$64,846

Average Earnings

$73,138

Average Male

$56,407

Average Female

Herndon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Herndon Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Herndon Language

46.26% of Herndon residents speak only English, while 53.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 32.42% of the population.

Herndon Language

Herndon Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic8,9478359.33%
White8,4904795.64%
Other5,2364438.46%
Multiple2,57228311%
Asian3,9122155.5%
Black1,8181457.98%
Native15912477.99%

7.1%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.93%

Male Poverty Rate

8.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Herndon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Herndon is Native, with 77.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Herndon is Asian, with 5.5% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.69%.

Herndon Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade9.73%
High School9.6%
Some College4.56%
Bachelors or Greater2.84%

Herndon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed24.26%
Female Unemployed13.82%
Female Employed4.93%
Male Employed3.94%

Herndon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Herndon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$133,403$168,416
Families$155,901$182,258
Married Families$179,981$-999,999,999
Non Families$90,833$118,238

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Herndon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.4%

Male Marriage Rate

56.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Herndon Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Herndon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

914

Number of Veterans

797

Male Veterans

117

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War395
Vietnam319
Second Gulf War261
Korea22
World War II0

Herndon Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54337
75+204
55 to 64179
65 to 74171
18 to 3423

Herndon Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White6798.07%
Black1258.89%
Hispanic951.5%
Native American3642.86%
Other Race340.93%
2+ Races301.9%
Asian100.3%

Herndon Veterans by Race

Herndon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Herndon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

79.2%

Labor Force Participation

76.8%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Herndon Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Herndon Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Herndon Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

29.61%

Born in Herndon

58.16%

Native Born

41.84%

Foreign Born

23.03%

Non Citizen

18.81%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

58.16% of Herndon residents were born in the United States, with 29.61% having been born in Virginia. 23.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Herndon Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202922,714-208-0.91%
202822,922-207-0.89%
202723,129-208-0.89%
202623,337-207-0.88%
202523,544-208-0.88%
202423,752-207-0.86%
202323,959-208-0.86%
202224,167-183-0.75%
202124,350-232-0.94%
202024,582-127-0.51%
201924,7091890.77%
201824,520-29-0.12%
201724,549340.14%
201624,515-13-0.05%
201524,52830.01%
201424,525640.26%
201324,4611600.66%
201224,3014601.93%
201123,8414411.88%
201023,4001,7458.06%
200021,6555,51634.18%
199016,1394,69040.96%
198011,4497,148166.19%
19704,3012,301115.05%
19602,0001,000100%
19401,00000%
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Herndon Population by Year