Arlington, Virginia 

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Population

240,798

+16.2% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.0%

Median Income

$105,120

Median Home Price

$785,800

Median Age

34.4

Comfort Index (Climate)

7.7 / 5.9

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Arlington, Virginia

National center - Along the Potomac River between southern Maryland and northern Virginia, inland from Chesapeake Bay. September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Arlington, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Arlington, VA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Virginia
County: Arlington County
Metro Area: Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Metro Area
Political Ideology: Strongly liberal
City: Arlington
Zip Codes: 22204, 22201, 22207, 22203, 22202, 22206, 22205, 22209, 22213, 22211, 11 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 26 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Arlington is 4.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Arlington jobs have increased by 1.9%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Arlington's cost of living is 68.7% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Arlington's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Arlington county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 80.6% to 17.1%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Arlington's population is 240,798 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 16.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 28.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Arlington is Real Estate: $785,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.6%.

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. More Education



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Housing Market in Arlington

It's a good time to buy in Arlington. Home Appreciation is up 5.1% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Arlington is $785,800.

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Reviews for Arlington   34 Reviews
Convenient, Lovey, Expensive Washington Neighbor - 10/3/2021
We've lived in Arlington for the past 7 years, and have enjoyed it but would prefer a less expensive, more open area. We live in a townhouse in Rosslyn, close to the... Read More

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I mean...eh - 4/2/2021
I mean...the job market, materialistic things to do, nightlife make this a fun place. There are some great outdoor activities and parks, and you're close to DC, but good... Read More

Expensive, but Nice - 6/13/2018
I lived in an apartment building near the Ballston Metro Station for 2 years before I had kids. Even back when I lived in the area, we were renting a 1 bedroom... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA
22204, 22201, 22207, 22203, 22202, 22206, 22205, 22209, 22213, 22211, 11 total

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