Ballston And Others Among Best Cities To Live In Virginia

Published September 24, 2020 recently released their 2020 list of the best places to live in Virginia, and Arlington neighborhoods are ranked at the top.’s top 10 Virginia neighborhoods for 2020 are:

  1. Bluemont, Arlington
  2. Radnor/Fort Myer Heights, Arlington
  3. Ballston/Virginia Square, Arlington
  4. Clarendon/Courthouse, Arlington
  5. North Highland, Arlington
  6. Stone Ridge, Loudoun County
  7. Waycroft/Woodlawn, Arlington
  8. City of Arlington
  9. Short Pump, Richmond
  10. Innsbrook, Richmond

Regaring Ballston/Virginia Square, the website states:

“Ballston/Virginia Square is a neighborhood in Arlington, Virginia with a population of 13,824. Ballston/Virginia Square is in Arlington County and is one of the best places to live in Virginia. In Ballston/Virginia Square, most residents rent their homes. In Ballston/Virginia Square there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Ballston/Virginia Square and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Ballston/Virginia Square 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 Places To Live In Virginia with details on each, you may visit their website at