Best Places to Live

Arlington, VA

Population: 223,945
LIV
SCORE
643
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With residents from more than 140 countries making up its population, Arlington is a diverse suburb of Washington D.C. and houses such famous landmarks as the Pentagon, Arlington National Cemetery and the Marine Corps Iwo Jima Memorial.

Arlington rates high in the economic category as well as education, with residents having convenient access to George Mason University and Marymount University. The city is known for its low crime rate, scenic parks and easy commutes to D.C.

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Arlington, VA Ranking Data

Civic
79
Demographics
62
Economy
51
Education
82
Health
75
Housing
51
Infrastructure
42