Herndon, VA Population

Population: 21,655. Estimated population in July 2020: 21,965 (+1.4% change)
Males: 11,413 (52.7%), Females: 10,242 (47.3%)

Fairfax County

Zip codes: 20170, 20171.

Median resident age: 31.5 years
Median household income: $72,912
Median house value: $185,200

Races in Herndon:

  • White Non-Hispanic (47.0%)
  • Hispanic (26.0%)
  • Other race (13.0%)
  • Black (9.5%)
  • Two or more races (5.3%)
  • Asian Indian (5.2%)
  • Other Asian (3.5%)
  • Vietnamese (1.8%)
  • Chinese (1.3%)
  • Filipino (1.2%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Korean (0.7%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (9.7%), Irish (9.5%), English (8.6%), United States (4.2%), Italian (3.7%), French (2.5%).

Elevation: 368 feet

Land area: 4.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Herndon

  • High school or higher: 80.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 40.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Herndon town

  • Never married: 33.1%
  • Now married: 54.4%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 6.6%

36.5% Foreign born (19.7% Latin America, 13.4% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +5,601 (+34.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Herndon:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Herndon:

  • WASHINGTON DULLES INTERNATIONAL (about 5 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Abbreviation: IAD)
  • RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL (about 26 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Abbreviation: DCA)
  • ANDREWS AFB (about 38 miles; CAMP SPRINGS, MD; Abbreviation: ADW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Herndon:

  • LEESBURG EXECUTIVE (about 13 miles; LEESBURG, VA; Abbreviation: JYO)
  • MANASSAS REGIONAL/HARRY P. DAVIS FIELD (about 20 miles; MANASSAS, VA; Abbreviation: HEF)
  • MONTGOMERY COUNTY AIRPARK (about 22 miles; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Abbreviation: GAI)
Amtrak station:
DULLES INTERNATIONAL AP’T (DULLES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Herndon:

  • GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; FAIRFAX, VA; Full-time enrollment: 16,564)
  • NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 16 miles; ANNANDALE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 19,406)
  • MONTGOMERY COLLEGE (about 18 miles; ROCKVILLE, MD; Full-time enrollment: 11,829)
  • MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY (about 19 miles; ARLINGTON, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,479)
  • AMERICAN UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Full-time enrollment: 8,859)
  • UNIVERSITY OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (about 23 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Full-time enrollment: 3,223)
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 25 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Full-time enrollment: 16,045)

Schools

Public high school in Herndon:

  • HERNDON HIGH (Students: 2,343; Location: 700 BENNETT ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Herndon:

  • HERNDON MIDDLE (Students: 1,222; Location: 901 LOCUST ST; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • CARSON MIDDLE (Students: 1,110; Location: 13618 MCLEAREN RD; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • MCNAIR ELEM. (Students: 1,007; Location: 2499 THOMAS JEFFERSON DR.; Grades: PK – 06)
  • CROSSFIELD ELEM. (Students: 807; Location: 2791 FOX MILL RD; Grades: PK – 06)
  • DRANESVILLE ELEM. (Students: 807; Location: 1515 POWELLS TAVERN PL; Grades: PK – 06)
  • FLORIS ELEM. (Students: 786; Location: 2708 CENTREVILLE RD; Grades: PK – 06)
  • HERNDON ELEM. (Students: 736; Location: 630 DRANESVILLE RD; Grades: PK – 06)
  • OAK HILL ELEM. (Students: 691; Location: 3210 KINROSS CIRCLE; Grades: PK – 06)
  • HUTCHISON ELEM. (Students: 642; Location: 13209 PARCHER AVE; Grades: PK – 06)
  • FOX MILL ELEM. (Students: 621; Location: 2901 VIKING DR; Grades: PK – 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Herndon:

  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 593; Location: 750 PEACHTREE STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • NYSMITH SCHOOL FOR THE GIFTED (Students: 565; Location: 13625 EDS DR; Grades: PK – 8)
  • TEMPLE BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 170; Location: 1545 DRANESVILLE RD; Grades: PK – 10)
  • FEDERAL CHILDRENS CTR OF NO VA (Students: 120; Location: 530 HUNTMAR PARK DR SUITE 800B; Grades: PK – KG)
  • EMBASSY SCHOOL – HERNDON (Students: 81; Location: 3013 WEST OX ROAD; Grades: PK – 2)
  • MONTESSORI SCHOOL OF HERNDON (Students: 60; Location: 840 DRANESVILLE RD; Grades: KG – 2)
  • FRANKLIN BARN CHILDRENS CENTER (Students: 23; Location: 3005 DOWER HOUSE DR; Grades: KG – KG)