Community spotlight: Arlington

Household median income in the city is more than $100,000
  • At least 18 companies or government agencies located in Arlington locally employ more than 1,000 people.
  • The most walkable neighborhoods in the city include Ballston-Virginia Square, Clarendon-Courthouse, Lyon Village, North Rosslyn and Colonial Village.
  • As of mid-April the median list price of an existing single-family home in Arlington was $575,000.

Comprised of “urban villages,” Arlington, Va., is known for headquartering federal government agencies, its quaint architecture and deep-rooted history.

Situated on the south side of the Potomac River across from Washington, D.C., the city is the home of the Department of Defense at the Pentagon, Drug Enforcement Administration, Transportation Security Administration and Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.