CNNMoney published their annual Top Earning Towns list for 2012. Arlington ranks as #11 according to their data with a population of 209,696, median family income of $132,580 and a median home price of $485,000. Arlington also ranked #45 for Best Place to Live by CNNMoney.
So what does their median home price value actually get you in Arlington?
The $450,000 – $500,000 price range can buy you a variety of types of properties, but the most common will be:
A newer 1 bedroom + den condo in North Arlington
An older 2 bedrooom, 2 bathroom condo in North Arlington or a newer 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom condo in South Arlington
A smaller detached home with usually 2-3 bedrooms that need a little work
A townhouse in both North and South Arlington
For a full list of current properties for sale in this price range, click here.