Arlington, Virginia 

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Economy in Arlington, Virginia

Arlington has an unemployment rate of 2.0%. The US average is 3.9%.

Arlington has seen the job market increase by 1.9% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 39.1%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Arlington
- The Sales Tax Rate for Arlington is 6.0%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Arlington is 5.8%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Arlington
- The average income of a Arlington resident is $62,854 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Arlington resident is $105,120 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYArlington, VirginiaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate2.0%3.9%
  Recent Job Growth1.9%1.6%
  Future Job Growth39.1%33.5%
  Sales Taxes6.0%7.3%
  Income Tax5.8%4.6%
  Income per Cap.$67,061$31,177
  Household Income$112,138$57,652
  Family Median Income$150,962$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting0.1%1.3%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction0.0%0.6%
  Construction4.3%6.2%
  Manufacturing1.9%10.4%
  Wholesale trade0.9%2.7%
  Retail trade4.3%11.6%
  Transportation and warehousing1.6%4.1%
  Utilities0.2%0.9%
  Information3.1%2.1%
  Finance and insurance5.0%4.7%
  Real estate, rental, leasing2.6%1.9%
  Professional, scientific, technical services25.1%6.7%
  Management of companies0.1%0.1%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs3.1%4.3%
  Educational services8.7%9.3%
  Health care and social assistance6.9%13.8%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation2.0%2.2%
  Accommodation, food services5.8%7.4%
  Other services6.7%4.9%
  Public administration17.4%4.8%
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    Reviews for Arlington    32 Reviews
    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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    Can't Wait To LEAVE Arlington, Va. - 1/5/2017
    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

    Arlington Exploding with Construction - 11/27/2015
    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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