Arlington Ranked #2 In Best Cities To Live In America

Published March 17, 2021 recently released their 2021 list of the best Best Cities To Live In America. 

As their website states, “The Best Places to Live ranking provides a comprehensive assessment of the overall livability of an area. This grade takes into account several key factors of a location, including the quality of local schools, crime rates, housing trends, employment statistics, and access to amenities in an attempt to measure the overall quality of an area.”’s top 10 Best Cities To Live In America for 2021 are:

  1. The Woodlands, Texas
  2. Arlington, Virginia
  3. Naperville, Illinois
  4. Overland Park, Kansas
  5. Cambridge, Massachusetts
  6. Ann Arbor, Michigan
  7. Plano, Texas
  8. Columbia, Maryland
  9. Berkeley, California
  10. Bellevue, Washington

Regarding Arlington, states:

“Arlington is a city in Virginia with a population of 233,464. Arlington is in Arlington County and is one of the best places to live in Virginia. Living in Arlington offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Arlington there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Arlington and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Arlington are highly rated.”

One of the things that helps with Arlington’s ranking is its high walkability score of 69. Neighborhoods within Arlington can rank even higher. For example, Ballston-Virginia Square has a walk score of 92. Properties like 4040 Wilson Blvd. and the The View at Liberty Center have a walk score of 94 and 93, respectively.

The Shooshan Company is honored to be a part of Arlington’s development and high ranking.

To see the full list of Best Cities To Live In America with details on each, you may visit their website at