Herndon, VA 20170 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 20170: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Herndon, VA 20170

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,263
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,949
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,776
  • County: Fairfax County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.981, Longitude -77.387
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Herndon, VA 20170 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 42,158
Population in Households 42,154
Population in Familes 34,818
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 4,697
Diversity Index2 80


Total Households 13,483
Average Household Size 3.13
Family Households 10,145
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,037 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,558 (61.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,925 (35.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 554 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $451,589
Average Home Value $491,657


Median Household Income $103,011
Average Household Income $131,668
Per Capita Income $42,113
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.29% 0.43%
Households 0.25% 0.4%
Families 0.17% 0.34%
Median Household Income   1.15%
Per Capita Income   2.17%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Herndon, VA 20170 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 20170 to the other 870 ZIP Codes in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 40 96th
Population Density1 # 44 95th
Diversity Index2 # 19 98th
Median Household Income # 72 92nd
Per Capita Income # 111 87th

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