McLean

Spacious houses and rolling lawns.

Welcome to McLean

A drive through McLean, Virginia, takes you past the homes of a veritable who's who of Washington, D.C.; McLean's spacious houses and rolling lawns offer a quiet alternative to the capital city's hustle and bustle, making it popular real estate for government movers and shakers.
 
The McLean neighborhood is well-known for its current and former notable residents, some of whom include Robert F. Kennedy's widow, Ethel Kennedy, some members of Congress, several Supreme Court Justices, and former Secretary of State Colin Powell.
 
 

Things to Do

While the city is famous for its high-end shopping at Tyson's Galleria and Tyson's Corner Center, residents are still likely to visit local attractions—for example, buying fresh produce at the McLean Farmer's Market or taking in a performance at the intimate Robert Ames Alden Theatre.
 
There are many choices for fine dining within the McLean, Virginia, city limits, and casual fare is easily accessible in neighboring cities and towns. Cuisine ranges from traditional American selections to an array of international options, such as Amoo's House of Kabob, which features a highly regarded Persian-fusion menu.
 
 

Housing in McLean

Due to its greatly sought-after amenities, including easy access to Washington, D.C. and government buildings in the surrounding area McLean, Virginia, real estate is valued significantly more than similar properties in other parts of the state. Many of the large, single-family homes for sale in McLean, VA are priced well into the seven figures, and houses are primarily four or five bedroom properties. Most residents own their homes, whether they choose a detached house or a condo in one of the area's complexes.
 
 

Living in McLean

A majority of locals find living in McLean well worth the higher price tag when they consider the quality of public schools in the area, the safe, peaceful nature of the community, and the family-oriented neighborhood atmosphere. Children can often be seen playing outside on nice days, and nine lovely parks offer hiking, biking, and picnicking opportunities.
 
Now that McLean, VA, is connected by a Metro stop, residents can get into D.C. more quickly than ever for business or pleasure, making this city an excellent choice to get the best of both worlds.
 

Overview for McLean, VA

49,310 people live in McLean, where the median age is 46.4 and the average individual income is $115,266. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

49,310

Total Population

46.4 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$115,266

Average individual Income

Around McLean, VA

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

25
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
28
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score
23
Minimal Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Tasty Kabob, SyteraYoga, and Tysons Art and Learning Center.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2.44 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.43 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.48 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.41 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.57 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.11 miles 40 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for McLean, VA

McLean has 16,840 households, with an average household size of 2.92. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in McLean do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 49,310 people call McLean home. The population density is 1,988.53 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

49,310

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

46.4

Median Age

49.13 / 50.87%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

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10-17 Years

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18-24 Years

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25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
16,840

Total Households

2.92

Average Household Size

$115,266

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in McLean, VA

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The following schools are within or nearby McLean. 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
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
5/5
Kent Gardens Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Montessori School Of McLean
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
5/5
Sherman Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
5/5
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
5/5
Mt. Daniel Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 2nd
No rating available
Churchill Road Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - K
No rating available
Chesterbrook Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Brooksfield School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
St Luke Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Spring Hill Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
5/5
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
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