Reston

Envisioned as a place where residents could live, work, and play without having to leave the community.
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Welcome to Reston

Reston, a pioneering planned community in Fairfax County, Virginia, stands as a testament to modern urban planning and a balanced lifestyle. Founded in the 1960s by Robert E. Simon, Reston was envisioned as a place where residents could live, work, and play without having to leave the community. Today, with a population of over 60,000, Reston beautifully intertwines lush green spaces with vibrant urban areas.
 
Reston's real estate, expertly navigated by Elizabeth Sachero-Perez, is characterized by its diversity, ranging from luxurious high-rise condos to charming townhouses and detached homes, all set within a community that prioritizes open spaces and natural beauty.
 

What to Love

  • Innovative urban planning with a focus on community living
  • Abundance of parks, lakes, and walking trails
  • Thriving arts and cultural scene

Local Lifestyle

Reston's lifestyle is defined by its founding principles of living, working, and playing in harmony with nature. The community is known for its active outdoor life, with amenities like the Reston Town Center, a hub for shopping, dining, and entertainment. The Reston Community Center offers a wide range of activities and programs for all ages.
 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Reston's dining scene caters to a variety of tastes. Cafesano, with its Mediterranean flavors, and Jackson's Mighty Fine Food & Lucky Lounge, offering American cuisine, are popular choices. The Reston Farmers Market is a go-to for fresh, local produce.
 
For entertainment, the Reston Community Players present a range of theatrical productions. The Water Mine Family Swimmin' Hole is a family favorite for summer fun.
 

Things to Do

Reston is home to several parks and recreational areas, including the Lake Anne Plaza, which embodies the community's founding vision. The Walker Nature Center provides educational and recreational opportunities for nature lovers.
 

Schools

Reston is served by the Fairfax County Public School system, known for its high-quality education. Notable schools include:
 
Reston, VA, is a unique blend of urban sophistication and natural beauty, offering an ideal environment for those seeking a dynamic yet peaceful lifestyle. Elizabeth Sachero-Perez, with her in-depth understanding of Reston's real estate market, is your perfect partner in exploring this diverse and thriving community.
 
Contact Elizabeth Sachero-Perez to discover the ideal home for you in Reston, VA, and experience the vibrant, community-focused lifestyle it offers.

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

Around Reston, VA

There's plenty to do around Reston, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

24
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
64
Bikeable
Bike Score
57
Good Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Dolcemente Pastries, Good Morning Bakery, and Fit Health.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.09 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.35 miles 22 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.25 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.73 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.5 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.29 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars

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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Mixed Schools ()
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
Reston Children's Center
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Ideaventions Academy For Mathematics And Science
PRIVATE
4th - 9th
No rating available
Crossfield Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
Hunters Woods Elementary School for the Arts and Sciences
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
Dogwood Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
Academy Of Christian Education
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
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
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
3/5
Lake Anne Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
2/5
Forest Edge Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
3/5
Sunrise Valley Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
3/5

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