Average Cost of Living in Arlington
The cost of living in Arlington, TX, is 3% higher than the average for the US. The average cost of living in Arlington is $1,441.
Average Home Prices in Arlington
The median cost of a home in Arlington, TX, is $281,067.
If you're interested in Arlington rent-to-own homes, don't forget to consider important factors in addition to monthly living costs, such as average commute, taxes, crime rates, etc. The following are some common Arlington statistics compared to the U.S. national average.
|Arlington Averages||National Averages|
|One-Way Commute||27.2 minutes||27.1 minutes|
|Income Tax Rate||No income tax||4.6%|
|Air Quality||AQI 42||AQI 40|
|Median Household Income||$60,571||$79,900|
|Median Property Taxes||$3,245||$2,471|
|Median Home Cost||$281,067||$295,300|
|Median Home Age||33.3 years||37 years|
In the city of Arlington, the average home sells for about $262,004. This is an increase of 2.2 percent from the previous year. In fact, there was a $5,558 increase in the average price over a 365-day time span. Homes selling in the region are selling at an average of $53 per square foot. The median sales price for homes in this particular city is $92,810, which is an increase of 5.5 percent from the previous year. This increase was $4,810. Obviously, the housing market in this area is on the rise and hopefully will continue to rise. One of the more popular regions in Arlington is the west part, which has the highest average home value. The average value of homes in the west is
Transportation and Sports
Depending on the season, Arlington has a trolley that's especially for hotel guest in the Arlington Entertainment District. The service is free for certain hotels and will take passengers to and from attractions like AT&T Stadium, Six Flags Over Texas and Hurricane Harbor. The Yellow Cab Co. offers its services to the cities of Dallas, Fort Worth and Arlington. Cowboy Cab also provides a taxi service to this area. The Fort Worth Transportation Authority (The T) and the Dallas Area Rapid Transit both supply Arlington with transportation via bus. There's also a motorcoach service called Dan Dipert. The Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) is the third busiest airport in the world and located just 10 minutes from Arlington. Plus, it has two railways: Trinity Railway Express (TRE) and Amtrak / National Passenger Train Service.
Although Arlington is divided into north, east, south, west, northwest and so on, it's actually divided even smaller into over 120 tiny neighborhoods. However, when you're thinking of over 120 neighborhoods, it starts to get confusing in terms of which border belongs to which area. Instead, it's important to focus on the main neighborhoods (some of which house smaller neighborhoods within them). Some examples include Ambercrest, Brighton, Central Meadowbrook, Handley, and Oakbrook.