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About Arlington, VA


Small-town feel with big-city amenities

Arlington, in northern Virginia, is located just on the other side of the river from Washington, D.C. Formerly a part of the District of Columbia, the area that is now known as Arlington was formally returned to Virginia in 1847. Arlington enjoys similar amenities with its sister city across the Potomac, without some of the hustle and bustle of Washington, D.C. Home to the Pentagon, Arlington National Cemetery, and numerous memorials and museums, Arlington is just a short car, bus, or metro ride away from Washington, D.C. and easy access to additional opportunities in Northern Virginia.

Arlington has a number of other attractions and activities as well. The Fashion Centre at Pentagon City offers a wonderful array of stores, and can be combined with visits to the National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial. If you enjoy spending time outdoors, you'll want to visit Gravelly Point or Theodore Roosevelt Island National Park.

Homes for sale in Arlington can serve a number of different needs. There is easy access, including public transportation, to those working in Washington, DC. Arlington has a number of business and government contractor firms in its own right. Rosslyn offers upscale condo living with easy access to the city, while neighborhoods, such as Shirlington continue to grow with a mix of single-family homes, condos, and apartments. Falls Church can provide a more suburban feel, but has direct access to the Metro and other public transportation options, including to nearby airports. Arlington real estate options are expansive, with homes available in many price ranges and styles.

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Arlington Schools and Demographics


Elementary Schools near Arlington, VA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Arlington Science Focus School KG - 05 660 18 22201
Barrett Elementary School PK - 05 568 14 22203
Carlin Springs Elementary School PK - 05 649 14 22204
Francis Scott Key Elementary School PK - 05 730 15 22201
Hoffman-boston Elementary School PK - 05 550 13 22204
Long Branch Elementary School PK - 05 590 19 22201
Oakridge Elementary School PK - 05 780 22 22202
Randolph Elementary School PK - 05 470 10 22204

Middle Schools near Arlington, VA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Jefferson Middle School 06 - 08 1,050 16 22204
Kenmore Middle School 06 - 08 990 20 22204

High Schools near Arlington, VA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Washington-liberty High School 09 - 12 2,073 23 22201

Ungraded Schools near Arlington, VA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Arlington Career Center 09 - 12 415 19 22204
Arlington Community High School UG - UG 250 25 22204
Governor's Academy For Career And Technical Education In Arlington UG - UG 0 0 22204
New Directions Alternative H.s. Program 09 - 12 23 0 22201

Demographics near Arlington, VA 22209

Zip Code City
Population 234,174 234,142
Population Density 9,013 9,014
Median Age 38.5 38.5
People per Household 2.1 2.1
Median Household Income 120,313 120,312
Average Income per Capita 73,142 73,142

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