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Reston, VA (Virginia) Houses and Residents

Reston,VA index of house prices

Total population: 58,404 (Urban population: 56,447, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 26,907 (25,552 occupied: 15,505 owner occupied, 10,053 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

39%
State:

35%

Housing density: 1,569 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $528,270.

Median contract rent in 2016: $928 (lower quartile is $779, upper quartile is $1,141)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,851


Median gross rent in Reston, VA in 2016: $989

Housing units in Reston with a mortgage: 12,360 (333 second mortgage, 2,022 home equity loan, 64 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,108

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $144,107

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $126,430

Median monthly housing costs: $1,848


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Reston, Virginia Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $508,563 (it was $206,900 in 2000)
Reston:

$508,563
Virginia:

$264,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $363,369 - $688,341

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $736,372
Here:

$736,372
State:

$352,970

Townhouses or other attached units: $470,730
Here:

$470,730
State:

$343,400

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $337,397
Here:

$337,397
State:

$225,729

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $341,044
Here:

$341,044
State:

$312,703
Median year house/condo built: 1981

Median year apartment built: 1980

Household type by relationship:

Households: 60,375
  • In family households: 45,326 (8,385 male householders, 6,284 female householders)
    11,651 spouses, 15,033 children (14,210 natural, 381 adopted, 432 stepchildren), 516 grandchildren, 550 brothers or sisters, 788 parents, 806 other relatives, 1,301 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 14,834 (4,519 male householders (3,300 living alone)), 6,385 female householders (5,102 living alone)), 3,950 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 196

Size of family households: 7,113 2-persons, 3,399 3-persons, 2,603 4-persons, 1,037 5-persons, 389 6-persons, 117 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,393 1-person, 1,856 2-persons, 272 3-persons, 304 4-persons.

8,583 married couples with children.
2,476 single-parent households (488 men, 1,988 women).

70.2% of residents of Reston speak English at home.
10.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
8.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
5.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (62% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
3.9% of residents speak other language at home (63% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 15,203 (25.2%)
(56.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

7.1
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.3
State:

4.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Reston, Virginia:

  • 54no bedroom
  • 7491 bedroom
  • 3,5052 bedrooms
  • 5,3073 bedrooms
  • 4,0984 bedrooms
  • 1,7945+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Reston population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Reston, Virginia:

  • 238no bedroom
  • 2,7091 bedroom
  • 4,4992 bedrooms
  • 1,8183 bedrooms
  • 6144 bedrooms
  • 1355+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Reston population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Reston in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 237no vehicle
  • 5,4661 vehicle
  • 7,1282 vehicles
  • 2,0273 vehicles
  • 4814 vehicles
  • 1145+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Reston population

Cars and other vehicles available in Reston in renter-occupied apartments

  • 1,036no vehicle
  • 4,8851 vehicle
  • 3,2862 vehicles
  • 5863 vehicles
  • 1944 vehicles
  • 365+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Reston population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Reston, Virginia:

  • 321 room
  • 1822 rooms
  • 7543 rooms
  • 1,3744 rooms
  • 1,9025 rooms
  • 2,0786 rooms
  • 2,1227 rooms
  • 1,9978 rooms
  • 4,9809+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Reston population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Reston, Virginia:

  • 1921 room
  • 8202 rooms
  • 1,7973 rooms
  • 2,8904 rooms
  • 2,1415 rooms
  • 9306 rooms
  • 5057 rooms
  • 3508 rooms
  • 3919+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Reston population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Reston, VA household income distribution

  • Reston, VA household income distribution
  • 706Less than $10,000
  • 560$10,000 to $14,999
  • 473$15,000 to $19,999
  • 399$20,000 to $24,999
  • 412$25,000 to $29,999
  • 562$30,000 to $34,999
  • 570$35,000 to $39,999
  • 488$40,000 to $44,999
  • 290$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,219$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,225$60,000 to $74,999
  • 3,072$75,000 to $99,999
  • 3,100$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,550$125,000 to $149,999
  • 3,819$150,000 to $199,999
  • 5,036$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Reston, VA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Reston, VA
  • 56Less than $10,000
  • 6$10,000 to $14,999
  • 4$15,000 to $19,999
  • 18$25,000 to $29,999
  • 2$30,000 to $34,999
  • 2$40,000 to $49,999
  • 30$70,000 to $79,999
  • 2$80,000 to $89,999
  • 5$90,000 to $99,999
  • 53$100,000 to $124,999
  • 69$125,000 to $149,999
  • 245$150,000 to $174,999
  • 371$175,000 to $199,999
  • 579$200,000 to $249,999
  • 888$250,000 to $299,999
  • 2,392$300,000 to $399,999
  • 2,679$400,000 to $499,999
  • 5,193$500,000 to $749,999
  • 1,829$750,000 to $999,999
  • 540$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 118$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 51$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Reston, VA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Reston, VA
  • 16Less than $100
  • 61$100 to $149
  • 25$150 to $199
  • 167$200 to $249
  • 38$250 to $299
  • 119$300 to $349
  • 40$350 to $399
  • 19$400 to $449
  • 34$450 to $499
  • 37$500 to $549
  • 45$550 to $599
  • 7$600 to $649
  • 38$650 to $699
  • 17$700 to $749
  • 69$750 to $799
  • 390$800 to $899
  • 100$900 to $999
  • 639$1,000 to $1,249
  • 2,234$1,250 to $1,499
  • 3,646$1,500 to $1,999
  • 1,145$2,000 to $2,499
  • 517$2,500 to $2,999
  • 261$3,000 to $3,499
  • 62$3,500 or more
  • 233No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2,7132010 or later
  • 5,4022000 to 2009
  • 3,2861990 to 1999
  • 3,2081980 to 1989
  • 1,4651970 to 1979
  • 1,235Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Reston population
Reston commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 412
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,496
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 4,252
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 4,544
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 3,953
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1,891
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 4,340
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1,005
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,605
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 3,107
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 2,964
  • 90 or more minutes: 782
Reston, VA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 66.2%
Number of people working at home: 3,323 (9.6% of all workers)

Reston mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 54,312 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 4,916 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 712 (1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 839 (1%)
  • Railroad: 40 (0%)
  • Taxi: 753 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 272 (0%)
  • Walked: 767 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 3,323 (5%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 1,619
 Irish: 1,564
 American: 1,494
 European: 1,240
 English: 1,148
 Iranian: 886
 Italian: 778
 Ethiopian: 699
 Polish: 560
 Eastern European: 531
 Russian: 526
 Egyptian: 516
 African: 339
 British: 321
 French (except Basque): 312
 Nigerian: 307
 Scottish: 292
 Sudanese: 272
 Liberian: 271
 Scotch-Irish: 270
 Afghan: 219
 Brazilian: 182
 Iraqi: 176
 Lebanese: 163
 Moroccan: 152
 Celtic: 130
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 122
 Hungarian: 122
 Greek: 122
 Norwegian: 120
 Dutch: 117
 French Canadian: 114
 Turkish: 111
 Ukrainian: 106
 Swedish: 99
 Danish: 94
 Armenian: 69
 Serbian: 69
 Welsh: 67
 Scandinavian: 59
 Slovak: 51
 Canadian: 51
 Lithuanian: 49
 Portuguese: 47
 Jamaican: 47
 Swiss: 45
 Latvian: 42
 South African: 41
 Somali: 40
 Ghanaian: 38
 Arab: 30
 Guyanese: 29
 Alsatian: 28
 Northern European: 27
 Belgian: 26
 Czech: 24
 Croatian: 20
 Finnish: 20
 Austrian: 19
 Sierra Leonean: 17
 Cajun: 17
 Romanian: 16
 Bulgarian: 14
 Haitian: 11
 Maltese: 9
 British West Indian: 6
 Slovene: 6
 Australian: 4
 Slavic: 3
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 2
 Czechoslovakian: 1
 Yugoslavian: 1

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 11%India
  • 11%El Salvador
  • 5%Iran
  • 4%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 4%Peru
  • 4%Ethiopia
  • 3%Bolivia

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 15,549
  • Other state: 27,807
  • Northeast: 9,798
  • Midwest: 5,221
  • South: 9,317
  • West: 3,454

81% of Reston residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 49% lived in Virginia.

Reston:

81.1%
State average:

84.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 194
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 98
  • 5th and 6th grade: 138
  • 7th and 8th grade: 157
  • 9th grade: 106
  • 10th grade: 53
  • 11th grade: 29
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 91
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,644
  • Less than 1 year of college: 867
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,755
  • Associate degree: 831
  • Bachelor's degree: 8,051
  • Master's degree: 4,481
  • Professional school degree: 1,004
  • Doctorate degree: 1,189

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 187
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 106
  • 5th and 6th grade: 117
  • 7th and 8th grade: 108
  • 9th grade: 171
  • 10th grade: 31
  • 11th grade: 75
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 319
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,572
  • Less than 1 year of college: 785
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,450
  • Associate degree: 1,449
  • Bachelor's degree: 8,145
  • Master's degree: 5,868
  • Professional school degree: 680
  • Doctorate degree: 535

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.2%Males
  • 2.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 2.8%Males
  • 10.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 37.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 3.9%Males
  • 4.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 1.7%Males
  • 4.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 9.6%Males
  • 2.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 2.9%Males
  • 6.6%Females
Reston marital status for males
Reston marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,373
  • One, attached: 8,290
  • Two: 104
  • 3 or 4: 585
  • 5 to 9: 3,731
  • 10 to 19: 2,917
  • 20 to 49: 995
  • 50 or more: 3,702

Median worth of mobile homes: $246,480

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 0.8%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Reston:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Reston
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (52.9%)
  • Electricity (45.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.7%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.1%)
  • Electricity (58.1%)
  • Utility gas (39.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.5%)
  • No fuel used (1.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.5%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 562
Here:

11.1%
Virginia:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 178
Here:

8.0%
Virginia:

9.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 335
Here:

12.7%
Virginia:

19.9%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)