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Arlington County

Primary Office Markets

     
Arlington 35,170,491 sq/ft*  
     
Ballston 6,209,439  
Clarendon 1,541,021  
Courthouse / Virginia Square 5,823,406  
Crystal City / Pentagon City 14,038,996  
Rosslyn 8,251,243  
     
* Includes buildings under construction

 

Notable Independent Companies

 
Independent Public Headquarter Companies
   
 
   
   
location
  Symbol
   
 
   
AES Corporation   Ballston   (AES)
Arlington Asset Investment Corp   Rosslyn   (AI)
CACI International Inc   Ballston   (CACI)
Corporate Executive Board Company   Rosslyn   (EXBD)
FBR Capital Markets Corporation   Rosslyn   (FBCM)
Rosetta Stone   Rosslyn   (RST)
Virginia Commerce Bancorp, Inc.   North Arlington   (VCBI)

Taxes

         
    Arlington County   Virginia
Corporate Income Tax (2011)   none   6.0%
 
Personal Income Tax (2011)   none   2.0% - 5.75%1
 
Sales & Use Tax (2011)   1.0%   4.0%2
 
Real Property Tax (Commercial: FY 11)   $1.0703    
 
Real Property Tax (Residential: FY 11)   $0.954    
 
Personal Property Tax (FY 11)   $5.005    
 
Business, Professional and Occupational License (BPOL) Tax6        
 
1 Individual Income Tax — The Virginia individual income tax rate is 2 percent on the first $3,000 of taxable income increasing to 5.75 percent of income above $17,000

2 in addition to County sales tax

3 Real property in Fairfax County is assessed at 100 percent of its estimated fair market value as of January 1 of each year

4 Effective rate per $100 of assessed value. Assessment ratio (percent of fair market value taxable).

5 This tax is levied on automobiles, trucks, motor homes, motorcycles, trailers, campers, boats, outboard motors and airplanes etc. Business Furniture and Fixtures have an ssessment ratio (in years) of 80% 1 yr. Reduced by 10% a year thereafter. Minimum is 20%

6 All business (including home-based enterprise and self-employed individuals) that are located or operating in Fairfax County and that have gross annual receipts greater than $10,000 are assessed a Business, Professional and Occupational License (BPOL) tax. The tax rate or fee depends on the amount of gross receipts and type of business

Demographics

 
 
Population
207,627
 
Median household income (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars)
$96,218
 
State Median household income (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars)
$59,330
 
Per capita income (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars)
$54,981
 
Housing units
105,404
 
Private Sector Jobs
156,090
 
Private Sector Establishments
7,845
 
Total civilian labor force
140,263
SOURCES: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census, 2009 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates. Arlington Economic Development