Arlington

 
 

Welcome to Arlington

Lively suburb with abundant natural resources 

 
Walkable and urban, Arlington features a mix of traditional homes and loft spaces and a variety of retail, restaurants, and bars. Filled with energy and a revitalized commercial corridor, this area draws residents with its easy commute and proximity to the city.
 
Located across the river from Georgetown and connected to D.C. by two metro lines and several highways, this suburb is easy to navigate and offers wide and ample sidewalks and bike lanes. Arlington also has professional and entertainment opportunities, from the federal government and nonprofit offices to a nearby tech corridor.
 
A mixture of older homes and apartments dominate the housing market here, but a significant amount of new construction has added luxury apartment options just steps away from retail. From modern appliances to gyms and pools, the amenities in many new buildings provide all the luxuries and conveniences you could want.
 

What to Love

  • A mix of traditional homes and loft spaces
  • Filled with a variety of retail, restaurants, and bars
  • Connected to D.C. by two metro lines and several highways
 

People & Lifestyle

Families and young professionals favor this area for its quiet seclusion and quick commute. Arlington residents can enjoy all of the city’s bustling amenities while also maintaining a measurable distance from the constant noise.
 

Dining, Shopping & Entertainment

Dining options abound in Arlington. Local favorites include William Jeffrey’s Tavern, featuring speakeasy murals, creative American food, a long craft beer list, and a raw bar, and The Renegade, which offers a gourmet pub menu and live music showcase. At Pupatella, enjoy its famous Neapolitan-style pizza cooked in a wood-fired oven.
 
At Carlyle House Historic Park, a colonial house museum that offers guided tours, school programs, and wedding and event rentals, guests can find a mix of history and gourmet cuisine.
 

Things to Do

Residents here appreciate the availability of major national retail chains, but there are a number of independent and unique stores and restaurants that give Arlington its character. 
 
Visitors are also drawn to Arlington National Cemetery, Gravelly Point Park, where locals gather for a close-up view of commercial aircraft in flight, and Pentagon Row, an upscale outdoor shopping center. At Long Bridge Park, guests can use a network of walkways while enjoying expansive views of capital monuments.
 

Schools

There are 24 elementary schools, six middle schools, and four high schools in Arlington. In 2007, Forbes magazine named D.C. and Arlington the top place in the nation to educate a child. A few of the city’s most notable schools include: 
 
  • Jamestown Elementary School, PK-5
  • Arlington Science Focus School, PK-5
  • Yorktown High School, 9-12
 

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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

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Without Children:

Marital Status

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Single
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Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

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

Schools in Arlington, VA

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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

Around Arlington, VA

There's plenty to do around Arlington, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

81
Very Walkable
Walking Score
95
Biker's Paradise
Bike Score
72
Excellent Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including BW Health Academy, St Charles Early Childhood Education Center, and We Rep Fitness.

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Ratings by Yelp
Active 4.55 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.5 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.87 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.79 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.73 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.89 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars

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