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Pros

-Uniquely attractive core
-Arts and culture
-Historic interest

Cons

-Growth and sprawl
-Cost of living
-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.


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Quick Facts About Arlington


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Arlington is 2.40 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Arlington jobs have Increased by 0.45 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Arlington's cost of living is 80.60% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Arlington's population is 220,173 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 28.80 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 34 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Arlington is $634,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 23.70%.
    SCHOOLS
    Arlington public schools spend $22,755 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.2 students per teacher in Arlington.

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  1/5/2017
Can't Wait To LEAVE Arlington, Va.

I have been a homeowner in Arlington for the last 6 years and the day I leave this area cannot come soon enough. The only positive to living here is the profit I will... (Read More)

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  11/27/2015
Arlington Exploding with Construction

Here in cozy Northwest Arlington, about a third of the homes have been bulldozed in the last ten years -- and reincarnated as "McMansions." These teardowns are... (Read More)

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  9/2/2014
Fun but expensive

Great access to everything but housing is crazy... (Read More)

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