Reston, Virginia Population 2021

61,147
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Reston is a city located in Fairfax County Virginia. Reston has a 2020 population of 61,147. Reston is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 4.70% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 58,404 in 2010. Reston reached it's highest population of 61,147 in 2019.

The average household income in Reston is $151,186 with a poverty rate of 6.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,859 per month, and the median house value is $499,200. The median age in Reston is 39.8 years, 38.7 years for males, and 41 years for females.

Reston Demographics

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

  • White: 72.07%
  • Asian: 10.50%
  • Black or African American: 10.38%
  • Two or more races: 4.99%
  • Other race: 2.00%
  • Native American: 0.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Reston, Virginia is 61,147 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 60,335.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 58,404.

Reston, Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White44,06772.07%
Asian6,42310.50%
Black or African American6,34510.38%
Two or More Races3,0544.99%
Some Other Race1,2232.00%
American Indian and Alaska Native350.06%
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Reston Population by Race

Reston Population Pyramid $2021

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Reston Median Age

39.8


Total

38.7


Male

41


Female

Reston Adults

There are 49,004 adults, (9,433 of whom are seniors) in Reston.

Reston Age Dependency

54.5

Age Dependency Ratio

23.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Reston Sex Ratio

Female

31,791

51.99%

Male

29,356

48.01%

Reston Population by Age

Reston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Reston Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.9%27.1%
All61.6%38.4%
Non Family53.7%46.3%
Male52.4%47.6%
Female37.8%62.2%

61.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Reston Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All25,7702.3761.6
Married12,3513.0672.9
Non Family10,4321.3353.7
Female2,0513.1637.8
Male9363.1252.4

2.99

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

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Reston Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1602.60%
9th to 12th Grade1,0252.29%
High School Graduate4,54210.16%
Some College5,26611.78%
Associates Degree1,9574.38%
Bachelors Degree16,06535.94%
Graduate Degree14,68332.85%
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Reston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Reston Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White29,98629,53823,129
Asian4,9614,5403,533
Hispanic4,7183,7211,842
Black4,2123,9381,667
2+ Races1,2401,173774
Other Race715614232
Native American3535

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 white people with a rate of 77.13%.

Reston Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$74,607$91,096$60,545
Less Than 9th Grade$25,504$32,430$20,036
High School Graduate$30,586$36,746$27,729
Some College$44,233$44,681$44,029
Bachelors Degree$83,782$99,786$66,800
Graduate Degree$102,473$126,386$81,553

$74,607

Average Earnings

$91,096

Average Male

$60,545

Average Female

Reston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Reston Language by Age

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Reston Language

70.14% of Reston residents speak only English, while 29.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.34% of the population.

Reston Language

Reston Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White38,5451,4473.75%
Asian6,40584913.26%
Hispanic7,71683710.85%
Black6,30583113.18%
Multiple3,05433110.84%
Other1,223877.11%
Native352057.14%

6.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.71%

Male Poverty Rate

8.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Reston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Reston is Native, with 57.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Reston is White, with 3.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.83%.

Reston Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.80%
High School15.02%
Some College7.26%
Bachelors or Greater3.43%

Reston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed44.70%
Male Unemployed20.81%
Female Employed4.41%
Male Employed2.06%

Reston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Reston Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$120,396$151,186
Families$139,573$171,987
Married Families$155,468$190,512
Non Families$95,251$115,434
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Income by Household Type

Reston Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.6%

Male Marriage Rate

48.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Reston Married by Age and Sex

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Reston Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Reston Marital Status by Race

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Reston Marital Status

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3,642

Number of Veterans

3,193

Male Veterans

449

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War1,206
Vietnam1,035
Second Gulf War1,001
Korea228
World War II87

Reston Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,180
65 to 74835
55 to 64787
75+563
18 to 34277

Reston Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,9938.26%
Black3607.75%
Hispanic2975.31%
Asian1743.20%
Other Race586.67%
2+ Races573.58%

Reston Veterans by Race

Reston Veterans by Education

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3.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Reston Veterans by Education

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74.4%

Labor Force Participation

71.2%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Reston Employment by Age

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Reston Employment by Race

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Reston Employment by Education

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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25.89%

Born in Reston

75.36%

Native Born

24.64%

Foreign Born

10.06%

Non Citizen

14.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

75.36% of Reston residents were born in the United States, with 25.89% having been born in Virginia. 10.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Reston Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202161,1470.00%
202061,1470.00%
201961,1478121.35%
201860,335-17-0.03%
201760,3522820.47%
201660,070-42-0.07%
201560,1128951.51%
201459,217-171-0.29%
201359,3889921.70%
201258,3962,1773.87%
201156,219-2,185-3.74%
201058,4040.00%

Reston Population by Year