Business Statistics and Demographics

Arlington’s mix of industries and talent is exceptionally diverse, and extends well beyond government research into cutting-edge areas of technology and commerce. Media organizations, nonprofits, think tanks and technology firms have flocked to Arlington for its central location with the region, talented workforce, distinctive energy, and urban appeal.

Summary Profiles

The following sources provide a snapshot report of current data for Arlington County:

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Arlington County Planning Research and Analysis Team (PRAT) Profile report containing demographics, income and employment statistics, and development and housing data.
Virginia Employment Commission Community Profile including demographic, economic, and educational data.


Economic Indicators

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Economic Indicators The most recent summary of Arlington’s economic indicators.


Additional Resources

The following resources provide detailed and historical employment, labor, and demographic information for Arlington County and other jurisdictions:

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Virginia Workforce Connection Provides labor market, economic and demographic data and comparative information over time and between regions in Virginia. Portal for Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) and Labor Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS).
Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Numerous databases including employment, unemployment, wage, and CPI data for the US and smaller jurisdictions, including Arlington County.
U.S. Census Bureau Interactive site to access demographic, business, and demographic information at the national, state, and local levels.
Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments Regional forecasts for the Greater Washington Metropolitan Region by Traffic Analysis Zones (TAZ).
George Mason University, Center for Regional Analysis Recent studies, presentations, and updated economic indicators for Northern Virginia and the greater Washington Region.


Housing Market Statistics

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Northern Virginia Association of Realtors (NVAR) Data includes sales and listings totals, average sales price and total dollar volume, with comparisons to the previous year.


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