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Arlington

Welcome to Arlington, Virginia – where charm, convenience, and community converge to create the perfect place to call home. Nestled just across the Potomac River from the nation's capital, Arlington offers an unparalleled blend of urban excitement and suburban tranquility. Whether you're a young professional seeking a dynamic city life or a family in search of top-notch schools and parks, Arlington has something for everyone.

One of the foremost advantages of living in Arlington is its unbeatable location. Situated just minutes from downtown Washington, D.C., Arlington residents enjoy easy access to the heart of the nation, including iconic landmarks like the National Mall, the Smithsonian museums, and the Capitol. Commuting couldn't be more convenient with the Metrorail system connecting Arlington to the entire D.C. metropolitan area. Say goodbye to long hours spent in traffic and hello to stress-free commutes!

Arlington's diverse neighborhoods cater to a wide range of lifestyles. Clarendon is a vibrant hub of restaurants, bars, and shops, perfect for those who crave a lively social scene. For families, neighborhoods like Lyon Village and Ballston offer excellent schools and beautiful parks, making it a haven for children to grow and play. No matter where you choose to settle, you'll find a welcoming community that suits your needs.

Nature lovers rejoice! Arlington boasts an abundance of green spaces and parks for outdoor enthusiasts. Enjoy a leisurely bike ride along the scenic Custis Trail, hike through lush forests in Potomac Overlook Regional Park, or have a family picnic at the stunning Long Bridge Park. With over 150 parks and miles of hiking and biking trails, Arlington ensures you can soak up the great outdoors right at your doorstep.

Arlington is a cultural gem with a thriving arts and entertainment scene. The Signature Theatre hosts world-class performances, while the Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse combines the joy of movies with delicious dining. The county also hosts numerous festivals, concerts, and art exhibitions throughout the year, ensuring there's always something exciting happening.

Arlington's dining scene is as diverse as its residents. Whether you're craving international cuisine, farm-to-table freshness, or a classic American burger, you'll find it here. Discover culinary delights from around the world in Clarendon's ethnic eateries or savor gourmet meals in trendy Arlington restaurants. The dining options are endless, ensuring every palate is pleased.

Arlington takes education seriously, with top-rated public schools and a plethora of private and charter options. The Arlington Public School system consistently ranks among the best in the nation, providing students with a strong foundation for their future. Families can rest easy knowing their children are receiving a first-class education.

Overview for Arlington, VA

235,764 people live in Arlington, where the median age is 35.1 and the average individual income is $77,535. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

235,764

Total Population

35.1 years

Median Age

High

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

$77,535

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Arlington, VA

Arlington has 109,528 households, with an average household size of 2.12. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Arlington do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 235,764 people call Arlington home. The population density is 9,068.75 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

235,764

Total Population

High

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

35.1

Median Age

50.29 / 49.71%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
109,528

Total Households

2.12

Average Household Size

$77,535

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

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

Schools in Arlington, VA

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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Arlington. 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
Ashlawn Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Cardinal Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
McKinley Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Tuckahoe Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
St Ann Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Carlin Springs Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Jamestown Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Arlington Traditional
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Chesterbrook Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - PreK
No rating available
Randolph Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Long Branch Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Oakridge Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Innovation Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Dr. Charles R. Drew Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Barcroft Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Chesterbrook Montessori School-Arlington Forest
PRIVATE
PreK - PreK
No rating available
Metta Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Full Circle Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
Abingdon Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Alice West Fleet Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Washington Liberty High
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Hoffman-Boston Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Montessori Public School Of Arlington
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Arlington Montessori House
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Full Circle Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Francis Scott Key Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Our Savior Lutheran School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Full Circle Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - PreK
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available

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