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  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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Yorktown is a neighborhood in Arlington, Virginia. Yorktown is in Arlington County and is one of the best places to live in Virginia. Living in Yorktown offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Yorktown there are a lot of restaurants and parks. Residents of Yorktown tend to be liberal. The public schools in Yorktown are highly rated.
About Yorktown...
Population

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$764,019
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,975
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    10%
  • Own
    90%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$198,889
National
$55,322
Children
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
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Yorktown Reviews

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Arlington is a very fortunate area of the country. We are lucky to live next to the capital of the country. Things are hip and moving around this area which keeps living exciting and open to new tries all the time. You can access almost anything and everything you'd want, except true quite spaces for personal time, dark spaces for sleeping, or stars for stargazing. Also, the educational system is super advanced and full of incredible opportunities, but the amount pressure and stress put on kids in this area is unhealthy.
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