Broadlands is a census-designated place (CDP) in Loudoun County, Virginia, United States. It is a 1,500-acre (610 ha) master-planned community started and developed by Van Metre Homes in the 1990s. It is built on wetlands and is certified as a Community Wildlife Habitat by the National Wildlife Federation.
The population as of the 2010 Census was 12,313.
According to Data US, which includes US Census American Community Survey data, between 2012 and 2016 Broadlands had an estimated population of 13,872 people, with a median age of 33.9 and a median household income of $169,353.
The Broadlands community is managed by Broadlands Association, Inc., a homeowners association that incorporated in 1995 and composed of nine resident members. Broadlands became homeowner-controlled in 2009. Broadlands also includes two apartment complexes with rental units: The Arbors at Broadlands and the Van Metre Broadlands Apartments. The median property value in Broadlands is $569,800, and the homeownership rate is 85%. Broadlands is home to three Loudoun County Public Schools: Hillside Elementary, Mill Run Elementary, and Eagle Ridge Middle School.
Broadlands is located in eastern Loudoun County, just off the Dulles Greenway at Claiborne Parkway (Exit 5) or Ashburn Village Blvd/Moorview Parkway (Exit 6), midway between Dulles International Airport and the town of Leesburg, close to AOL's headquarters and other corporate centers. It is bordered to the northeast, across the Dulles Greenway, by Ashburn, and to the south it is bordered by Brambleton.
From the center of Broadlands, by car, it is 33 miles (53 km) to Washington DC and 9.3 miles (15.0 km) to the main terminal of Washington Dulles International Airport.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Broadlands CDP has a total area of 3.2 square miles (8.4 km2), of which 0.02 square miles (0.04 km2), or 0.50%, are water.