Reston

Founded in 1964, Reston was influenced by the Garden City movement that emphasized planned

Welcome to Reston

 
Reston is a census-designated place in Fairfax County, Virginia. Founded in 1964, Reston was influenced by the Garden City movement that emphasized planned, self-contained communities that intermingled green space, residential neighborhoods, and commercial development. The intent of Reston's founder, Robert E. Simon, was to build a town that would revolutionize post–World War II concepts of land use and residential/corporate development in suburban America.
 
In 2018, Reston was ranked as the Best Place to Live in Virginia by Money magazine for its expanses of parks, lakes, golf courses, and bridle paths as well as the numerous shopping and dining opportunities in Reston Town Center. As of the 2020 U.S. Census, Reston's population was 63,226.

Overview for Reston, VA

62,453 people live in Reston, where the median age is 39.6 and the average individual income is $69,942. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

62,453

Total Population

39.6 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$69,942

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Reston, VA

Reston has 27,366 households, with an average household size of 2.28. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Reston do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 62,453 people call Reston home. The population density is 4,070.56 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

62,453

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

39.6

Median Age

48.09 / 51.91%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
27,366

Total Households

2.28

Average Household Size

$69,942

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Reston, VA

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The following schools are within or nearby Reston. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Armstrong Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
2/5
Crossfield Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
Reston Children's Center
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Hunters Woods Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Ideaventions Academy For Mathematics And Science
PRIVATE
4th - 9th
No rating available
Dogwood Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
Forest Edge Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
1/5
Lake Anne Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
1/5
Academy Of Christian Education
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Sunrise Valley Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
3/5
Lake Anne Nursery Kindergarten
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Reston Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - 3rd
No rating available
Sunset Hills Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Children's House Montessori School Of Reston
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Fairfax Christian School
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available

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