Reston, Virginia 

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+13.3% since 2020

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8.3 / 5.6

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National center - Along the Potomac River between southern Maryland and northern Virginia, inland from Chesapeake Bay. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Reston, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
Zip Codes: 20191 20190 20194
Cost of Living: 38.9% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 26 ft above sea level

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Reston, VA Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Uniquely attractive core
Arts and culture
Historic interest
Growth and sprawl
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Summer heat

What Bert Has To Say About Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Metro Area

It would be an understatement to say that the nation’s capital is a unique place. The centrally located National Mall is an urban planning gem, with excellent open spaces, walking paths, and major monuments in a classic architectural style. Lining the mall is the Smithsonian museum complex, probably the best set of museums in the world in a single location. In reality, the whole mall setup is a museum in and of itself and a major destination for locals and visitors alike. Numerous government offices and first class hospitality venues surround the mall. To the northwest of the mall, but still within the city limits, lies the upscale residential and commercial enclave of Georgetown, home to Georgetown University, George Washington Hospital, and a variety of entertainment and nightlife amenities. But not all of the D.C. central city glitters; to the north and east in particular lies a considerable expanse of socioeconomically mixed neighborhoods and areas of urban decay.


The unemployment rate in Reston is 4.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Reston jobs have increased by 2.0%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Reston's cost of living is 38.9% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Reston's Cost of Living

September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Reston, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, Fairfax county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 69.9% to 28.0%. More Voting Stats

Reston's population is 60,871 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 13.3%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 28.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Reston is Real Estate: $552,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.6%.

Reston public schools spend $14,978 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.8 students per teacher in Reston. More Education

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Housing Market in Reston

It's a good time to buy in Reston. Home Appreciation is up 10.3% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Reston is $552,200.
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Reviews for Reston   21 Reviews
Paradise - 2/19/2022
I have lived in Reston for three years and it is absolute paradise. The fact that it was a planned city from decades ago is still apparent to this day. With plenty of... Read More

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Hot, humid summers - 3/31/2015
Summers are hot and... Read More

Many bike and walking trails - 3/5/2014
There is a vast network of bike and walking trails thoughout the city and neighborhoods. 40% of the city is slated to remain green so there are many trees, parks and... Read More

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