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Arlington, VA

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Steeped in American history, Arlington County is on the Potomac River in Northern Virginia and home to approximately 210,000 people. With Washington D.C. right across the river, there are many government headquarter buildings here, including the Department of Defense and the United States Drug Enforcement Administration. This factor contributes to the economy in a big way and has helped make it one of the highest-income counties in the country. Temperatures in Arlington fall right in the middle of the United States averages throughout the year.

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$1536-$3142

The Alexander
Beds: 1-2  •  Baths: 1-2

$1199-$2609

Merrill House Apartments
Beds: Studio-4  •  Baths: 1-2

$1750-$4701

Latrobe Apartments
Beds: Studio-2  •  Baths: 1-2

$1254-$3570

Crystal House
Beds: Studio-3
Baths: 1-2

$1463-$2178

Tysons Glen
Beds: Studio-3
Baths: 1-2.5

$1120-$2379

Roosevelt Towers
Beds: Studio-3
Baths: 1-2

Key City Stats

The average age of Arlington, VA is
25 to 29
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 15.63%
  • 11.67%
  • 8.69%
  • Female
  • 16.03%
  • 11.12%
  • 8.21%
$1604
is average rent in Arlington, VA
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 0.57%
  • 0.34%
  • 0.76%
27.73%
of units are available for rent in Arlington
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 3235
  • 2063
  • 2927
Getting Around in Arlington, VA

Average commute time to work for residents is thirty minutes, which is only two minutes longer than the national average. Public transportation is available, including bus, commuter rail, and even a hybrid-electric taxi company called EnviroCAB.

75
Walk Score®
"Very Walkable"
56
Transit Score®
"Good Transit"
The average commuter time in Arlington is:
30 to 34 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 7.25%
  • 21.82%
  • 4.64%

Arlington National Cemetery

<p>Arlington National Cemetery sits right across the river from the Lincoln Memorial. Established during the Civil War, the cemetery honors the lives of veterans who have served the United States since its creation. The pristine grounds cover over 600 acres and are dotted with beautiful trees, monuments, and tranquil gardens. The cemetery performs 27-30 funeral services each day and draws many visitors every year. The Tomb of the Unknowns, also known as the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, stands on a hill that overlooks D.C. The Tomb is continuously guarded by the army and involves a strict routine. Guards typically change every thirty-to-sixty minutes.</p>

The Pentagon

<p>The headquarters of the United States Department of Defense, commonly knows as the Pentagon, is in Arlington. It is the world largest low-rise office building and covers six zip codes! Its uniquely shaped building holds 26,000 employees. The design of the building is exceptional: there are 17 and a half miles of corridor but getting from any two opposite points can be done in seven minutes. Tours of the Pentagon are available and over 106,000 visitors visit every year. Tours include a nearly 2-mile walk through the building and a view of historic photographs, displays, and the 9/11 Memorial Chapel.</p>

Hume School Museum

<p>Take a step back in time and visit the Arlington Historical Society Hume School Museum. The museum was built in 1891 as a schoolhouse and is the oldest school building in Arlington County. The beautiful building is a designated Virginia State Historical Landmark and is on the National Register of Historic Sites. The Arlington Historical Society runs the museum and helps preserve the unique history of the area. Peruse the museum's permanent collection of Civil War memorabilia and artifacts during open weekend hours.</p>