Reston

The town is highly walkable, and it is connected to the metro system, getting anywhere is easy and stress-free.

Overview for Reston, VA

69,587 people live in Reston, where the median age is 40.2 and the average individual income is $66,365.05. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

69,587

Total Population

40.2 years

Median Age

High

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

$66,365.05

Average individual Income

Welcome to Reston

Reston is a community with lots of friendliness and accessibility.
 
Originally a planned community, from its early history to all of its modern-day developments, Reston has been a community-oriented place to live. This suburb offers a lot to its residents including scenic views, community entertainment facilities, and tasty restaurants. Its classic suburban feel is one that you can feel throughout the whole community. 
 
As a planned community, everything in this neighborhood was made for people to live their lives in, so everything is easy and accessible. The town is highly walkable, and it is connected to the metro system, getting anywhere is easy and stress-free. There are plenty of real estate options in Reston, from modern contemporary designs to more classic architectural styles.
 

What to Love

  • Suburban and friendly environment
  • A high level of walkability and accessibility 
  • Plenty of parks, trails, and pools

Local Lifestyle

Renton offers its residents a community-based lifestyle, with lots of opportunities for socializing and gathering with loved ones. Reston’s has something for everyone, so life in this neighborhood means its residents get to have a lot of choice and diversity in the things they do. From all of the entertainment facilities to all of the local parks, you can always see people out in the neighborhood having fun and spending time with their loved ones. You’ll also find people spending time at the restaurants and shops of the area, or attending community events. There is a lot to love about daily Reston living.
 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Throughout the Reston community, there are lots of options for shopping, dining, and entertainment. 
 
Reston has restaurants and bars of all kinds! When people are craving a nice American steak, they head to Melrose Grill. For French and Italian fare in a bistro environment, residents love Peyrassol Cafe. Delicious artisanal pizza within a unique sci-fi-themed environment can be found at Smoking Monkey Pizza.
 
One popular shopping destination is Reston Town Center. It’s a shopping mall and entertainment facility that has almost every kind of store you could think of. Beyond the shopping, it also has restaurants, a movie theater playing the latest films, an ice rink in the winter months, and even hosts fitness events.  
 
From April through to December, Reston Farmers Market is a place where you can purchase the freshest produce, food, and explore products sold by the local farmers of the Reston area.
 

Things to Do

There is a wide range of fun things happening all the time in Reston, from outdoor recreation to community events.
 
Outdoor recreation in Reston is always exciting. There are 50+ miles of walking trails, community tennis courts, community pools, places to play spots, and parks of all kinds. One place to take in the outdoors is the Vernon J. Walker Nature Education Center, which has spots for picnics, nature exhibits, and even programs for kids.
 
Visiting the historic ​​Lake Anne is another excellent way to spend time in Reston. Not only can you take in some beautiful architecture, the lake, and the scenery of this area, but it also hosts plenty of events throughout the year. Some favorites include craft markets and music festivals.
 

Schools

 
 
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Demographics and Employment Data for Reston, VA

Reston has 28,887 households, with an average household size of 2. 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. 69,587 people call Reston home. The population density is 3,588.8 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

69,587

Total Population

High

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

40.2

Median Age

48.28 / 51.72%

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
28,887

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$66,365.05

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

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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