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
  • County: Fairfax County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.981, Longitude -77.387
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,281
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 13,803
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,756
    • Single Family Addresses: 11,047

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Database updated: April 1, 2020, Maps updated: May 1, 2020.

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Herndon, VA 20170 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Herndon, VA 20170 Housing Affordability Index is 117
State of Virginia Housing Affordability Index is 126
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Herndon, VA 20170 Wealth Index is 202
State of Virginia Wealth Index is 124
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 41,828 (100%)
Population in Households 41,824 (100.0%)
Population in Families 34,669 (82.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 4 ( 0.0%)
Population Density 4,678
Diversity Index2 81
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $117,783
Average Household Income $156,698
Per Capita Income $49,844
Wealth Index4 202

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 13,886 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,539 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,766 (34.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 581 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $487,726
Housing Affordability Index3 117
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 13,305
Average Household Size 3.14
Family Households 10,066
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.12% 0.19%
Households 0.03% 0.1%
Families 0.03% 0.11%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   2.11%

Herndon, VA 20170 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 20170 to the other 880 ZIP Codes in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 38 96th
Population Density # 45 95th
Diversity Index # 18 98th
Median Household Income # 58 94th
Per Capita Income # 95 89th

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