Arlington, VA (Town Center)




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About Arlington, VA (Town Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the Town Center of Arlington is $671,162, which is more expensive than 91.5% of the neighborhoods in Virginia and 92.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Arlington Town Center is currently $2,756, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 95.0% of the neighborhoods in Virginia.

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

Real estate in the Town Center of Arlington, VA is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Town Center neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

Arlington Town Center has a 15.9% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 76.6% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

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 Town Center neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

Do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that a full 85.4% of the adults living in the Arlington Town Center neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.

In addition, a unique characteristic about the people in the Arlington Town Center neighborhood is that a majority of them are young, single professionals. In fact, there are more young, single professionals in this one community than 96.5% of neighborhoods in the U.S. Here you'll find an active nightlife nearby with lots of opportunities to flirt and find romance. In addition to being an excellent choice for young, single professionals, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.

Also, wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder. If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the Arlington Town Center neighborhood is wealthier than 96.4% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic of this neighborhood.

Finally, 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: 46.3%. This is a higher percent living alone than we found in 95.1% 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.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Arlington Town Center neighborhood has more Greek and Austrian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Greek ancestry and 1.3% have Austrian ancestry.

Arlington Town Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The real estate in the Arlington Town Center neighborhood really stands out in the way it looks for a unique reason: this neighborhood has a higher proportion of apartment complexes or high-rise apartments than nearly every neighborhood in the country. Most neighborhoods are a mixture of real estate and housing types, but here it is almost entirely dominated by big apartment buildings and complexes. In fact, 94.0% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 99.1% of American neighborhoods.

In addition, the Arlington Town Center 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 93.3% 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.

Furthermore, the Arlington Town Center neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 39,743 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 98.0% of the nation's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

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 Arlington Town Center neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 18.9% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 98.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Furthermore, executives, managers and professionals make up 72.2% of the workforce in the Arlington Town Center neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 36.7% of the Arlington Town Center neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 98.0% of America's neighborhoods.

Also, more people in Arlington Town Center choose to walk to work each day (11.9%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Town Center 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 96.4% of the neighborhoods in America. With 45.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 87.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Arlington Town Center neighborhood, 72.2% 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 18.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (14.9%), and 6.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Town Center neighborhood in Arlington, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (13.4%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (12.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.4%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (9.7%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (5.9%), among others. In addition, 25.7% 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 Arlington Town Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 73.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and South Asian languages.

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 Arlington Town Center neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.2% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (38.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (36.7%) and 11.9% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work 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 Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Arlington 0.101011101001110
Virginia 1.96
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Virginia 19

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 14 Condition Alerts found.

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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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