Median real estate price in the City Center of Arlington is $505,688, which is more expensive than 45.3% of the neighborhoods in Washington and 73.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Arlington City Center is currently $2,463, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 52.6% of Washington neighborhoods.
Arlington City Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Arlington, Washington.
Real estate in the City Center of Arlington, WA is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the City 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.
Real estate vacancies in Arlington City Center are 5.9%, which is lower than one will find in 62.1% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Arlington City Center 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.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
With 1.7% of employed workers living in the Arlington City Center neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 95.9% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
There is an especially high percentage of incarcerated people (0.7%) living in the Arlington City Center neighborhood.
Did you know that the Arlington City Center neighborhood has more Swiss and Norwegian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry and 8.4% have Norwegian ancestry.
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 City Center neighborhood in Arlington are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 66.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 4.3% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 67.6% of America's neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the Arlington City Center neighborhood, 32.3% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 26.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (21.2%), and 19.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Arlington City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 83.2% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (8.8%).
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 City Center neighborhood in Arlington, WA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (12.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (12.6%), and residents who report English roots (10.7%), and some of the residents are also of Norwegian ancestry (8.4%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (4.9%), among others.
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 City Center neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.6% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (65.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (18.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.