Arlington

 

Planning and Development Strategy

Arlington has focused high-density commercial and residential development around Metrorail stations in the Rosslyn-Ballston and Jefferson Davis Metro Corridors while maintaining lower density residential neighborhoods in the rest of the County. Arlington has more private office space than the downtowns of Los Angeles, Dallas, Denver, Seattle, or Atlanta. As of January 1, 2013:

  • About 355,530 square feet of office space was completed during 2012.
  • Approximately 1,414,903 square feet of office space started construction.
  • 16.5% Office Vacancy Rate: (January 2013)

For more information about Residential and Commercial Development in Arlington County.

Tax Base

Arlington’s 2013 tax base is approximately divided between 49.1% commercial and 50.9% residential properties, enabling the County to maintain a competitive property tax rate in the Washington DC region. 

History

Originally part of the area surveyed for the nation’s capital, the portion on the west bank of the Potomac River was returned to the Commonwealth of Virginia by the U.S. Congress in 1846. This area was known as Alexandria City and Alexandria County until 1920 when the county portion was renamed Arlington County.

Community Resources

Although perhaps best known to visitors as the home of the Pentagon and Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington boasts high quality residential neighborhoods.

  • Arlington has 61 registered civic and citizen associations, dozens of commissions, and over 100 community service organizations.
  • There are almost 150 public parks
  • 86 miles of biking/jogging trails
  • 13 community centers
  • Seven live stage theaters
  • Eight libraries in Arlington for residents and visitors to enjoy.
  • Arlington also boasts 652 restaurants.

Public Schools

35 Public Schools

  • 22 Elementary Schools
  • 6 Middle Schools
  • 4 High Schools
  • 4 Other Educational Facilities

22,675 Students were enrolled in the Arlington County Public School System as September 2012.

  • Elementary:  12,392
  • Middle/High School:  10,221
  • Stratford Program:  32

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