Arlington, VA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 90,426 housing units in Arlington. This represents a 6.6% growth from 84,847 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 90,426 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Arlington is about 43.3%. Arlington's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.5%. Average household size is 2.15 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Arlington were built after 1959.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type8.70%
One Bedroom30.80%
Two Bedrooms27.90%
Three Bedrooms20.60%
Four Bedrooms9.40%
Five Bedrooms or more2.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.27
Median year structure was built1953
Median Value of occupied units$262,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$262,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.05
Median year structure was built1964
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$979

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.40%
Second Mortgage11.40%
Home Equity Loan9.30%
Simple Mortgage56.80%
Debt Free22.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17.6%