Arlington is a very small town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 2,277 people and just one neighborhood, Arlington is the 68th largest community in Vermont. Much of the housing stock in Arlington was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Arlington isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Arlington are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Arlington is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Arlington who work in office and administrative support (11.15%), teaching (9.38%) and management occupations (9.16%).
Of important note, Arlington is also a town of artists. Arlington has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Arlington’s character.
A relatively large number of people in Arlington telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.36% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Arlington is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Arlington has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Arlington a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Arlington is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.