Arlington, VA (Colonial Village)




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About Arlington, VA (Colonial Village)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Colonial Village median real estate price is $387,151, which is more expensive than 71.7% of the neighborhoods in Virginia and 77.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Colonial Village is currently $1,752, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 74.6% of the neighborhoods in Virginia.

Colonial Village is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Arlington, Virginia.

Colonial Village real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Colonial Village neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in Colonial Village are 5.2%, which is lower than one will find in 74.4% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Colonial Village is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Arlington, the Colonial Village neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Colonial Village neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 79.8% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.

Furthermore, the government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy. From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is that the Colonial Village neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 17.0% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 98.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

The types of households in a neighborhood can tell a lot about the character and lifestyle of those living here. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood, above nearly every neighborhood in America, has a greater percentage of its residents living alone: 62.0%. This is a higher percent living alone than we found in 99.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Often residents who live alone are new arrivals to an area who are single, and often senior citizens who have lost a spouse.

In addition, the rate of college educated adults in the Colonial Village neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 82.6% of adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Also, think about the people you know personally. How many of them would purchase box seats to opening night at the symphony? How many of them regularly attend gallery openings, or are the first to reserve tickets to opening night at the ballet? If they're like most of us, they don't do any of these things. But if you're among an exclusive crowd of wealthy and refined patrons of the arts, then you'll feel right at home in the Colonial Village neighborhood: a neighborhood in which more "urban sophisticates" live than 98.4% of neighborhoods across the U.S. Here, your neighbors are defined as having urbane tastes in literature, music, live theatre and the arts. They are wealthy, educated, travel in style, and live a big city lifestyle whether or not they live in or near a big city. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for young, single professionals.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The Colonial Village neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 94.5% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.

In addition, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Colonial Village neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 73.9% of the residential real estate here is classified as such. This puts this neighborhood on the map as having a higher proportion of large apartment buildings than 96.4% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Colonial Village neighborhood has more Swiss and Welsh ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry and 2.9% have Welsh ancestry.

Colonial Village is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Vietnamese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Colonial Village neighborhood, 41.0% of people ride the train to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this is a higher level of train ridership than in 98.2% of the neighborhoods in America.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Colonial Village neighborhood in Arlington are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 89.6% of the neighborhoods in America. With 34.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 77.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Colonial Village neighborhood, 79.8% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions, with 17.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (13.0%), and 4.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the Colonial Village neighborhood in Arlington, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (22.2%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (14.0%), and residents who report Irish roots (12.9%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (11.7%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (7.7%), among others. In addition, 16.0% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Colonial Village neighborhood is English, spoken by 79.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Chinese and Vietnamese.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Colonial Village neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (46.8% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (43.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (41.0%) and 8.0% of residents also ride the bus for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Colonial Village 0.101011101001110
Arlington 0.101011101001110
Virginia 1.96
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Colonial Village 0.101011101001110
Arlington 0.101011101001110
Virginia 18.67
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Colonial Village 0.101011101001110
Arlington 0.101011101001110
Virginia 19

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 14 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of VA school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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