Nestled right outside of our nation's capital, Arlington, Virginia, is one of the best places to live.
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Overview for Arlington, VA

235,764 people live in Arlington, where the median age is 35.1 and the average individual income is $77,535. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

35.1 years

Median Age


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Average individual Income

Welcome to Arlington 

A vibrant community right outside Washington, D.C.
Nestled right outside of our nation's capital, Arlington, Virginia, is one of the best places to live. It provides convenience and an ambient atmosphere with historic and luxurious homes. Arlington is both a pedestrian and commuter-friendly environment. With access to the Metro subway system, residents can travel throughout Arlington and neighboring communities with absolute ease.
Because Arlington is located right outside of Washington, D.C., government workers, medical workers, and technology professionals are some of the residents who call this community home. Young adults who are just getting started in the workforce also seek out Arlington because of its convenience, fine dining options, and entertainment venues. To date, there are just over 238,000 residents in Arlington County. 

What to Love

  • Conveniently located
  • Access to numerous fine dining options
  • Historic homes
  • Easy access to Washington, D.C.

Local Lifestyle 

The local lifestyle of Arlington, Virginia, is alive and buzzing. There are several restaurants, boutiques, shops, and entertainment venues to explore. The community itself also has a historical background, making it an ideal community for residents who appreciate our nation's history.
The fast-paced nature of the community means that there are always different events going on, and there's always a reason to get out and explore the community. Because of Arlington's proximity to Washington, D.C., Arlington is often regarded as an extension of the nation's capital, giving residents access to many of the D.C. activities. 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Arlington is home to several top-tier dining establishments. Because of Arlington's proximity to the nation's capital, it's not uncommon to run into a senator, politician, or another high-ranking government official in some of these hot spots. 
Popular restaurants to enjoy in the community include Mazaro Italian Restaurant, Guerra Steakhouse, Grand Cru Wine Bar and Bistro, and CIRCA at Clarendon. Mazaro has a modern spin on authentic Italian cuisine, while Guerra is a family steakhouse serving thick cuts of premium steak. Grand Cru is a vintage-inspired French restaurant, and CIRCA has a seasonal menu for brunch, lunch, and dinner. 
There are many shopping destinations that will satisfy your retail therapy needs here in Arlington. Popular destinations include the Fashion Centre at Pentagon City. This vibrant mall in nearby Pentagon City is home to some of the nation's leading brands and over 140 retailers. 
You can explore the outdoor shops at The Village at Shirlington as well if you're in the mood for an outdoor stroll. Pentagon Row is another destination that has a nice mix of retail options, dining options, and outdoor amenities.
Whichever destination you get out to, you can explore the vibrant atmosphere that Arlington is known for. During the wintertime, the community transforms into a winter wonderland, while summertime offers an enchanting atmosphere. 

Things to Do

Throughout the year, there is a slew of activities, events, and festivals to enjoy throughout Arlington. The annual Rosslyn Jazz Fest is a popular festival that attracts people throughout Arlington and surrounding areas. Every year, the Arlington County Fair is anticipated by locals. Families, couples, and friends enjoy carnival rides, food, and community during this event. 
The nearby National Cherry Blossom Festival is the perfect way to mark the start of spring, while the Arlington Festival of the Arts is a great celebration of the community's creative side. Other festivals residents look forward to include the Armed Forces Cycling Classic, the Columbia Pike Blues Festival, and of course, the annual Fourth of July celebration that takes place on the National Mall.

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