Best Places to Live

Arlington, VA

Population: 223,945
LIV
SCORE
648
David Hills

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.


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Arlington, VA Ranking Data

Civic
80
Demographics
53
Economy
61
Education
68
Health
49
Housing
42
Infrastructure
68