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Yorktown is a neighborhood in Arlington, Virginia with a population of 4,313. 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. Many families live in Yorktown and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Yorktown are highly rated.
About Yorktown...
Population
4,313

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$848,240
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$869
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    13%
  • Own
    87%
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Yorktown Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of neighborhoods based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$208,535
National
$55,322
Families with Children
38%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    50%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    13%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    10%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    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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