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Arlington, VA Quick Facts

  • Population: 227,146
  • County: Arlington County
  • Median Household Income: $94,876
  • Zip Codes: 22201, 22202, 22203, 22204, 22205, 22206, 22207, 22209, 22210, 22211, 22212, 22213, 22214, 22215, 22216, 22217, 22219, 22222, 22225, 22226, 22227, 22230, 22240, 22241, 22242, 22243, 22244, 22245, 22246

Top Employers

  • Government of the United States
  • Arlington County
  • Deloitte
  • Virginia Hospital Center
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Marriott International
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • SRA International
  • CACI
  • US Airways Group
  • SAIC
  • Corporate Executive Board
  • Bureau of National Affairs
  • Marymount University
  • BAE Systems
  • Boeing
  • State of Virginia
  • National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
  • Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide
  • Accenture


Arlington forms part of the region's core transportation network. The county is traversed by two interstate highways, Interstate 66 in the northern part of the county and Interstate 395 in the eastern part, both with high-occupancy vehicle lanes or restrictions. In addition, the county is served by the George Washington Memorial Parkway. In total, Arlington County maintains 376 miles (605 km) of roads.

The street names in Arlington generally follow a unified countywide convention. The north-south streets are generally alphabetical, starting with one-syllable names, then two-, three- and four-syllable names. The "lowest" alphabetical street is Ball Street. The "highest" is Arizona. Many east-west streets are numbered. Route 50 divides Arlington County. Streets are generally labeled North above Route 50, and South below.

Arlington County is home to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, which provides domestic air services to the Washington, D.C. area. In 2009, Condé Nast Traveler readers voted it the country's best airport. Nearby international airports are Washington Dulles International Airport, located in Fairfax and Loudoun counties in Virginia, and Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, located in Anne Arundel County, Maryland.

In 2007, the county authorized EnviroCAB, a new taxi company, to operate exclusively with a hybrid-electric fleet of 50 vehicles and also issued permits for existing companies to add 35 hybrid cabs to their fleets. As operations began in 2008, EnvironCab became the first all-hybrid taxicab fleet in the U.S. and the company not only offset the emissions generated by its fleet of hybrids, but also the equivalent emissions of 100 non-hybrid taxis in service in the metropolitan area. The green taxi expansion was part of a county campaign known as Fresh AIRE, or Arlington Initiative to Reduce Emissions, that aimed to cut production of greenhouse gases from county buildings and vehicles by 10 percent by 2012.

Arlington has more than 100 miles (160 km) of on-street and paved off-road bicycle trails. Off-road trails travel along the Potomac River or its tributaries, abandoned railroad beds, or major highways, including: Four Mile Run Trail that travels the length of the county; the Custis Trail, which runs the width of the county from Rosslyn; the Washington and Old Dominion Railroad Trail (W and OD Trail) that travels 45 miles (72 km) from the Shirlington neighborhood out to western Loudoun County; the Mount Vernon Trail that runs for 17 miles (27 km) along the Potomac, continuing through Alexandria to Mount Vernon.

Public transport

Arlington is served by the Orange, Blue, Yellow, and Silver lines of the Washington Metro. Additionally, it is served by Virginia Railway Express commuter rail, Metrobus (regional public bus), Fairfax Connector (regional public bus), Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC) (regional public bus), and a county public bus system, Arlington Transit (ART).

Capital Bikeshare, a bicycle sharing system, began operations in September 2010 with 14 rental locations primarily around Washington Metro stations in throughout the county.

Metroway, the first bus rapid transit (BRT) in the D.C. area, is currently being implemented (2014) between Alexandria and Arlington. It is a joint project between the City of Alexandria, Arlington County, and the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. Wait times are similar to those of Metro trains. The Arlington portion will be converted into streetcar in the future.

Arlington, VA New Homes

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Arlington County, VA


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