Ballston, Arlington
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Ballston, Arlington

Welcome to Ballston

As one of the busiest neighborhoods in Arlington, the Ballston real estate market is hyper-competitive.
 
With an unbeatable location on a metro line, placement right off 395 and close proximity to DC, it’s among the most universally attractive neighborhoods in the DC area. And with such a wide variety of living spaces, there is something available here for everybody. The options are endless, whether you’re a professional looking for a bachelor pad, a single family seeking your first standalone unit, a growing family ready for a new construction, or even if you’re just looking to rent.
 
But act fast: due to Ballston Commons’ decline, Ballston faced a slight downturn over the past decade compared to the rest of the Orange Line corridor. But with Ballston Quarter projected to be completed within the year, the market is only going to become more and more competitive. Ballston Quarter is going to be a massive boost to the neighborhood.
 
There is serious potential for the character of New Ballston to resemble a sort of sweet spot between trendy Clarendon and corporate Rosslyn.

Overview for Ballston, Arlington, VA

235,764 people live in Ballston, Arlington, where the median age is 35.1 and the average individual income is $77,535. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

235,764

Total Population

35.1 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$77,535

Average individual Income

Around Ballston, Arlington, VA

There's plenty to do around Ballston, Arlington, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

81
Very Walkable
Walking Score
95
Biker's Paradise
Bike Score
72
Excellent Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Smiley's, Commonwealth Bee Company, and Medical Exercise Trainers.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $ 2.6 miles 15 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.54 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.72 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.28 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.28 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.47 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Ballston, Arlington, VA

Ballston, Arlington has 109,528 households, with an average household size of 2.12. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Ballston, Arlington do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 235,764 people call Ballston, Arlington home. The population density is 9,068.75 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

235,764

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

35.1

Median Age

50.29 / 49.71%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
109,528

Total Households

2.12

Average Household Size

$77,535

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Ballston, Arlington, VA

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Ballston, Arlington. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Ashlawn Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Cardinal Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
McKinley Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Tuckahoe Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
St Ann Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Carlin Springs Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Jamestown Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Arlington Traditional
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Chesterbrook Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - PreK
No rating available
Randolph Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Long Branch Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Oakridge Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Innovation Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Dr. Charles R. Drew Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Barcroft Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Chesterbrook Montessori School-Arlington Forest
PRIVATE
PreK - PreK
No rating available
Metta Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Full Circle Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
Abingdon Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Alice West Fleet Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Washington Liberty High
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Hoffman-Boston Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Montessori Public School Of Arlington
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Arlington Montessori House
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Full Circle Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Francis Scott Key Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Our Savior Lutheran School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Full Circle Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - PreK
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available

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