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Average Rent in Arlington, VA

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Arlington Studio - $1,976-4%
Arlington 1 Bed - $2,535+1%
Arlington 2 Beds - $3,434-2%

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*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Rent Trends

Average rent in Downtown, Arlington, VA

In Arlington, VA, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $1,976 to $3,434. Specifically, the average rent for a studio apartment in Downtown, Arlington, VA is $1,976. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $2,535. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $3,434.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

Studio

-4%

Changed from $2,058 to $1,976
1 Bed

+1%

Changed from $2,510 to $2,535
2 Beds

-2%

Changed from $3,504 to $3,434

Cost of Living

Compared to State Average

21.7%

Compared to National Average

27.3%

The cost of living in Downtown, Arlington, VA is 21.7% higher than the state average and 27.3% higher than the national average. Downtown, Arlington, VA housing is 112.6% more expensive than the U.S average, while utilities are about 0.8% less pricey. When it comes to basic necessities such as food and clothing, groceries are around 13.4% more in Downtown, Arlington, VA than in the rest of the country.

Healthcare services such as doctor check-ups and dentistry cost 12.3% more here compared to the U.S. average.
Cost of Living in Downtown, Arlington, VACompared to State AverageCompared to National Average
Housing
85.6%
112.6%
Utilities
4%
0.8%
Food
11%
13.4%
Transportation
2.1%
1%
Healthcare
13.9%
12.3%

Compare Other Cities

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Fredericksburg$2,670+143%
Manassas$2,637+10%
Fairfax$2,162+12%
Columbia$2,129+18%
Annapolis$2,127+26%
Bethesda$2,099+9%
Washington$2,084+2%
Alexandria$2,052+14%
Frederick$1,996-5%
Arlington$1,976-4%
Owings Mills$1,785+17%
Woodbridge$1,560+2%
Glen Burnie$1,526-7%
Laurel$1,396-17%
Baltimore$1,382-13%
Dundalk$1,155-1%
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Ashburn$3,547+3%
Bethesda$2,702+1%
Arlington$2,535+1%
Annapolis$2,441+2%
Washington$2,435-2%
Fairfax$2,230+2%
Manassas$2,227+22%
Alexandria$2,031-4%
Frederick$1,968+11%
Columbia$1,962+15%
Laurel$1,907+8%
Woodbridge$1,888+7%
Owings Mills$1,727+1%
Fredericksburg$1,653+6%
Glen Burnie$1,597+10%
Baltimore$1,470+7%
Bowie$1,370-2%
Dundalk$1,200+10%
King George$1,100--
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Bethesda$3,894+13%
Washington$3,496-2%
Arlington$3,434-2%
Annapolis$3,156+8%
Fairfax$2,791+5%
Ashburn$2,674+8%
Alexandria$2,642+8%
Laurel$2,294+7%
Woodbridge$2,242+7%
Columbia$2,227+14%
Manassas$2,216+8%
Frederick$2,205+10%
Warrenton$2,150+28%
Owings Mills$2,101+2%
Glen Burnie$1,789-3%
Bowie$1,767+7%
Baltimore$1,618+3%
Fredericksburg$1,574-13%
Dundalk$1,384+3%
King George$1,000--

Compare Neighborhoods

Westover Village

$1,550

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Ballston - Virginia Square

$1,627

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Bluemont

$1,700

1 Bed Avg. Rent

What are the most affordable neighborhoods in Arlington, VA?

For renters in Arlington seeking more affordable options, the neighborhoods to watch are Westover Village, Ballston - Virginia Square, and Bluemont, where average rents for 1-bedroom apartments stand at $1,550, $1,627, and $1,700 respectively. Additional areas offering value are North Highland and Arlington Mill, where the rents are $1,850 and $1,858, a favorable comparison to Arlington's overall 1-bedroom average of $2,535.

What are the most expensive neighborhoods in Arlington, VA?

In Arlington, the neighborhoods commanding the highest rents are Downtown, Pentagon City, and Penrose. A 1-bedroom apartment in Downtown averages at $2,993, in Pentagon City it averages $2,944, and in Penrose, the average is $2,884. For additional high-end living options, Lyon Village offers 1-bedroom apartments at $2,873, and Clarendon - Courthouse at $2,753. These rates compare to the overall average rent of $2,535 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Arlington, highlighting the premium nature of these specific neighborhoods.

What are the most popular neighborhoods in Arlington, VA?

In Arlington, the most sought-after neighborhoods for renters include Downtown, Pentagon City, and North Highland. In Downtown, the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is $2,993. Pentagon City sees average rents of $2,944 for a 1-bedroom unit. North Highland offers similar appeal with 1-bedroom apartments averaging $1,850. For those seeking other popular areas, Crystal City Shops presents 1-bedroom apartments at $2,734, and Colonial Village at $1,995. These prices are set against the backdrop of the city-wide average of $2,535 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Arlington, underscoring the popularity of these particular neighborhoods.

NeighborhoodStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Lyon Village$2,857+1%
Pentagon City$2,651+12%
Clarendon - Courthouse$2,555+9%
Downtown$2,329-2%
North Arlington$2,303+4%
Lyon Park$2,190+3%
Fairlington$2,135+1%
Shirlington$1,969-1%
Arlington Heights$1,942-1%
South Arlington$1,930+1%
Aurora Highlands$1,929-18%
Crystal City Shops$1,900+1%
Colonial Village$1,795--
Douglas Park$1,770-13%
Barcroft$1,664+5%
North Highland$1,650--
Arlington Ridge$1,646--
Ballston - Virginia Square$1,600--
Columbia Forest$1,550+5%
Bluemont$1,500--
Arlington Mill$1,435-4%
Neighborhood1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Downtown$2,993-1%
Pentagon City$2,944+8%
Penrose$2,884+6%
Lyon Village$2,873-4%
Clarendon - Courthouse$2,753+1%
Crystal City Shops$2,734+7%
Fairlington$2,727+18%
Aurora Highlands$2,7200%
East Falls Church$2,700+14%
North Arlington$2,620-3%
Arlington Heights$2,455+1%
South Arlington$2,420+6%
Shirlington$2,402+2%
Lyon Park$2,360-2%
Waverly Hills$2,295-3%
Cherrydale$2,200--
Barcroft$2,162+10%
Ashton Heights$2,150-2%
Douglas Park$2,150+3%
Alcova Heights$2,100--
Colonial Village$1,9950%
Arlington Ridge$1,950+3%
Columbia Heights South$1,900--
Columbia Forest$1,900+12%
Arlington Mill$1,858+4%
North Highland$1,850+19%
Bluemont$1,700-23%
Ballston - Virginia Square$1,627-41%
Westover Village$1,550--
Neighborhood2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Downtown$4,624+3%
Lyon Village$4,260-3%
Arlington Ridge$4,225+101%
Penrose$3,965+10%
Clarendon - Courthouse$3,936-1%
Pentagon City$3,852-2%
Lyon Park$3,787+5%
North Arlington$3,680-3%
East Falls Church$3,622+20%
Ballston - Virginia Square$3,502-1%
Crystal City Shops$3,369-1%
Shirlington$3,308+3%
Waverly Hills$3,292+10%
Fairlington$3,133+21%
Aurora Highlands$3,104-21%
Arlington Heights$3,049+5%
South Arlington$3,0170%
Columbia Heights South$2,900+7%
Douglas Park$2,900+8%
Bluemont$2,750-6%
Ashton Heights$2,700--
Barcroft$2,695+16%
Colonial Village$2,400+17%
Cherrydale$2,275--
North Highland$2,270-9%
Nauck$2,225--
Columbia Forest$2,200--
Arlington Mill$2,036+8%

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Find Houses in Nearby Cities

City1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Washington, DC 0.8 miles$2,435$3,496
Shaw, DC 0.9 miles------
Arlington, VA 2.7 miles$2,535$3,434
Alexandria, VA 6.9 miles$2,031$2,642
Rosslyn, VA 2 miles------
Pentagon, DC 2.2 miles------
West Bethesda, MD 2.9 miles------
Bethesda, MD 6.3 miles$2,702$3,894
Woodbridge, VA 20.5 miles$1,888$2,242
Fairfax City, VA 12.5 miles------