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Arlington, VA Named Best Place To Live In Virginia

March 21, 2018

Arlington, Virginia was just ranked #1 in the “2018 Best Places to Live in Virginia” list by Niche.com, a website which provides reviews and insights into neighborhoods.

Arlington, VA ranked #1 out of over 218 other cities in the study. According to their website, Niche.com, the “rankings and grades are calculated using a series of steps to ensure statistical rigor and useful guidance in deciding where to live.” You can read more about the ranking method on their website here: https://www.niche.com/places-to-live/rankings/methodology/.

Niche.com also mentioned that for 2018, they introduced a new factor: Walkability. They state walkability “Captures how easy it is to get around a place, taking into account commuting patterns, population density, and the number of amenities nearby.”

For those familiar with Arlington, having a high walkability score is no surprise. The View at Liberty Center currently has a walk score of 93, one of the highest in the area!

Rounding out the top 10 cities on the list were:

  • Arlington
  • Vienna
  • Merrifield
  • Stone Ridge
  • Oakton
  • Broadlands
  • South Riding
  • Franklin Farm
  • Dunn Loring
  • Brambleton

To see the full list of Best Places To Live In Virginia with details on each, you may visit their website at https://www.niche.com/places-to-live/search/best-places-to-live/s/virginia/.

Sources:

2018 Best Places to Live in Virginia. (2018). Niche.com, Inc. Source: https://www.niche.com/places-to-live/search/best-places-to-live/s/virginia/