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Arlington
  • City in Virginia

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grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade A

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Arlington is a city in Virginia with a population of 233,464. Arlington is in Arlington County and is one of the best places to live in Virginia. Living in Arlington offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Arlington there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Arlington and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Arlington are highly rated.

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About Arlington...
Population
233,464

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$705,400
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,970
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    57%
  • Own
    43%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    25%
  • 35-44 years
    17%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    10%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    40%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    35%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    11%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    8%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  12%

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