The downtown skyline in Arlington, Virginia.
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How We Calculate Our Data
Civics 80
Demographics 53
Economy 61
Education 68
Health 49
Housing 42
Infrastructure 68

#19. Arlington, VA

Home to the Pentagon, Arlington National Cemetery and the U.S. Department of Defense, Arlington is on the south bank of the Potomac River across from Washington, D.C. The city has higher education options like George Mason University and Marymount University, and home prices average $600,000. Strong public education, a robust arts scene and a growing economy are some of the quality of life advantages, and Arlington is ranked among the healthiest cities in America.

Find out more about why Arlington is a Top 100 Best Place to Live.

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