Best Places to Live

Arlington, VA

Population: 223,945
LIV
SCORE
607
David Hills

Chief among the reasons why Arlington is a Top 100 Best Place to Live are the city’s strong educational system, growing economy, and thriving arts and culture scene. Residents pay a premium to enjoy historic houses, views of the Potomac River, and proximity to George Mason University and Marymount University. Many Arlington residents work for the federal government, which has several agencies and departments in the city, including the Department of Defense, Drug Enforcement Agency and the Transportation Security Administration. 

See where Arlington ranked on the Top 10 Healthiest Cities 2015

Arlington, VA Ranking Data

Civic
81
Demographics
52
Economy
41
Education
65
Health
62
Housing
60
Infrastructure
62