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Arlington, VA Named Best Place To Live In Virginia

Arlington, Virginia was just ranked #1 in the “2018 Best Places to Live in Virginia” list by, 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,, 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: 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


2018 Best Places to Live in Virginia. (2018)., Inc. Source: