Rankings for Arlington

by Dan Lesniak

Rankings for Arlington


Arlington-VA-made-Top-10-List-of-Happiest-Cities-To-Work-In-by-ForbesRecently, there have been a lot of polls being done ranking cities in various categories. According to niche.com, Arlington ranking at the top and very high on a few, including the “Best City to Live in America”, “Best Suburbs to Live in America”, and “Best City for Millennials”.


“Best City to Live in America”

Niche.com ranked Arlington as the #1 “Best City to Live in America”. Arlington received marks of “very high and high” for education, health and fitness, nightlife, family amenities, outdoor activities, length of commute and diversity.

The top 5 were:

  1. Arlington, VA
  2. Cambridge, MA
  3. Columbia, MD
  4. Ann Arbor, MI
  5. Plano, TX

To see the entire list of entries, click here.


“Best Suburbs to Live in America”

Niche.com ranked Arlington as the #7 “Best Suburb to Live in America”. Arlington ranked in the Top 10.

The “Best Suburbs” list is “based on crime, public schools, cost of living, job opportunities, and local amenities.”

The Top 10 were:

  1. Superior, CO
  2. Merrifield, VA
  3. Rollingwood, TX
  4. Park City, UT
  5. Chesterbrook, PA
  6. McNair, VA
  7. Arlington, VA
  8. Carmel, IN
  9. Louisville, CO
  10. Cambridge, MA

To see the entire list of entries, click here.


“Best City for Millennials”

Niche.com ranked Arlington as the #2 “Best City for Millennials to Live in America”. Arlington received high marks for the number of millennial residents, job opportunities and access to bars and restaurants.

The Top 10 are:

  1. Cambridge, MA
  2. Arlington, VA
  3. Alexandria, VA
  4. San Francisco, CA
  5. Ann Arbor, MI
  6. Minneapolis, MN
  7. Seattle, WA
  8. Denver, CO
  9. Washington, D.C.
  10. Austin, TX

To see the entire list of entries, click here.


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