Arlington County

Arlington, VA: What you need to know

Home to the Pentagon, Arlington National Cemetery and the Marine Corps Iwo Jima Memorial, Arlington is one of the Top 100 Best Places to Live in America thanks to amenities like a growing economy, strong educational system and robust arts scene. The Potomac River is a visible attraction within the city, and residents have convenient access to George Mason University and Marymount University. Several housing options are available, including hundreds of historic homes.


Arlington, VA City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 223,945
Median Age 34
Median Household Income $105,763
Median Home Price $607,700
Walkscore 67

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Arlington, VA Demographics

Median Population in Arlington, VA

Median Age 33.9%
Age 18 Over 83.3%
Age 21 Over 81.3%
Age 62 Over 11.8%
Age 65 Over 9.1%

Race in Arlington, VA

  Ethnicity White 72.1%
  Ethnicity Black 8.5%
  Ethnicity Asian 9.9%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 15.5%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.5%
  Ethnicity Other 5.9%

Population By Gender in Arlington, VA

  Male 50%
  Female 50%

Language in Arlington, VA

  English Only 70.9%
  English Other 29.1%

Economics in Arlington, VA

  Median Household Income $105,763
  Median Home Price $607,700
  Homes Owned 55.6%
  Homes Rent 44.4%
  Median Property Rent $1,827

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Commute Types in Arlington, VA

  Walked 4.9%
  Worked at Home 5.8%
  Public Transportation 26.4%
  Other Means 2.7%
  Drove Alone 54.2%
  Carpooled 6%

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Total Employed Armed Forces: 2,623
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