Reston, Virginia Population 2024

62,111

Reston is a city located in Fairfax County Virginia. Reston has a 2024 population of 62,111. Reston is currently declining at a rate of -0.18% annually but its population has increased by 1.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 61,418 in 2020.

The average household income in Reston is $168,794 with a poverty rate of 5.73%. The median age in Reston is 40.1 years: 39.1 years for males, and 41 years for females.

Reston Demographics

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

  • White: 64.17%
  • Asian: 11.66%
  • Two or more races: 10.59%
  • Black or African American: 9.75%
  • Other race: 3.61%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
15.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,048.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.13% (693)
The current population of Reston, Virginia is 62,111 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 61,418.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White40,00064.17%
Asian7,26711.66%
Two or more races6,60210.59%
Black or African American6,0779.75%
Other race2,2483.61%
Native American1430.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander20%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Reston Population by Race

Reston Population Pyramid 2024

Reston Median Age

40.1

Total

39.1

Male

41

Female

Reston Adults

There are 50,497 adults, (10,378 of whom are seniors) in Reston.

Reston Age Dependency

55.4

Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Reston Sex Ratio

Female32,19151.64%
Male30,14848.36%

Reston Population by Age

Reston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All27,8082.2461.538.5
Married12,5502.9872.227.8
Non Family11,8771.245545
Female2,2263.0840.559.5
Male1,1552.8951.348.7

2.91

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

61.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Reston Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1,0382.26%
Associates Degree2,2624.92%
Bachelors Degree16,90336.79%
Graduate Degree15,93234.67%
High School Graduate4,0128.73%
Less Than 9th Grade9402.05%
Some College4,86010.58%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Reston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Reston Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White29,16728,87923,333
Asian5,8385,3764,292
Hispanic5,0904,1052,115
Black4,2934,0731,979
2+ Races3,1172,8461,755
Other Race1,4471,268581
Native American968047
Islander220

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 80%.

Reston Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$87,402$110,541$69,051
Graduate Degree$113,576$134,016$95,796
High School Graduate$38,584$49,940$33,074
Less Than 9th Grade$30,320$38,362$23,138
Overall$86,219$107,500$67,638
Some College$52,308$56,487$50,913

$86,219

Average Earnings

$107,500

Average Male

$67,638

Average Female

Reston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Reston Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Reston Language

69.93% of Reston residents speak only English, while 30.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.86% of the population.

Reston Language

Reston Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White36,6621,6144.4%
Asian7,24581511.25%
Hispanic8,8156597.48%
Multiple6,6024576.92%
Black6,0763856.34%
Other2,248733.25%
Native143106.99%

5.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.16%

Male Poverty Rate

7.2%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Reston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Reston is Asian, with 11.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Reston is Other, with 3.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.31%.

Reston Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.27%
High School13.87%
Some College5.88%
Bachelors or Greater3.43%

Reston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed26.09%
Male Unemployed21.75%
Female Employed4.25%
Male Employed1.8%

Reston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Reston Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$162,917$196,572
Households$135,503$168,794
Married Families$186,712$-999,999,999
Non Families$106,529$127,066

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Reston Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.1%

Male Marriage Rate

47.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Reston Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Reston 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 35-44.

Reston Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Reston Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3,666

Number of Veterans

3,271

Male Veterans

395

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War1,377
Vietnam1,104
First Gulf War1,102
Korea157
World War II37

Reston Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 541,050
75+804
55 to 64737
65 to 74625
18 to 34450

Reston Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2,9458.73%
Black3727.95%
Hispanic3325.4%
2+ Races1634.22%
Other Race1197.3%
Asian671.07%

Reston Veterans by Race

Reston Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Reston Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

74.1%

Labor Force Participation

70.6%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Reston Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Reston Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Reston 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

27.77%

Born in Reston

75.84%

Native Born

24.16%

Foreign Born

9.58%

Non Citizen

14.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

75.84% of Reston residents were born in the United States, with 27.77% having been born in Virginia. 9.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Reston Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202462,111-114-0.18%
202362,225-114-0.18%
202262,339-114-0.18%
202162,4531,0351.69%
202061,4182710.44%
201961,1478121.35%
201860,335-17-0.03%
201760,3522820.47%
201660,070-42-0.07%
201560,1128951.51%
201459,217-171-0.29%
201359,3889921.7%
201258,3962,1773.87%
201156,219-2,185-3.74%
201058,40400%

Reston Population by Year