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  • Community Characteristics: Distinctive College Community, Growing Population and / or Moderate Residential Turnover, Many Single Family Dwellings

  • Population: 183,697

  • Income Per Capita: $44,130

  • Average Household Expenditure: $66,028


The urban villages that make up the majority of Arlington real estate provide terrific neighborhoods, shopping centers, and restaurants. Shirlington, Columbia Pike, Ballston, Crystal City, Glencarlyn, Rosslyn, and Pentagon City – among several other prime Arlington real estate spots – are always bustling with residents, workers, and visitors. Many Arlington real estate owners enjoy the city’s outdoor recreational opportunities along the Mount Vernon Trail, as well as its numerous indoor activities, like shopping at the Pentagon City Mall and the boutiques that make up the Crystal City Underground. In addition, a number ofWashington, D.C.-area landmarks and heritage sites call Arlington real estate home; the Pentagon and Arlington National Cemetery, as well as the Defense Department Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), where the Internet was created, are located here.

Arlington real estate owners are not only ethnically diverse, but they are some of the most educated in the country, making Arlington real estate highly desirable among like-minded business professionals. And with twenty percent of the jobs in Northern Virginia located in Arlington, Arlington real estate is an equally ideal investment for business owners and commuters alike. But there are many other reasons to consider investing in Arlington real estate. The city offers easy access to I-395, I-495, I-66, and downtown D.C. And with its excellent public schools and convenient Metro access, the value of Arlington real estate has risen much faster than the national average in recent years.

Resource: Long & Foster

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