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Arlington historic town center aerial view on Massachusetts Avenue at Mystic Street and Br

Arlington, Massachusetts

WELCOME TO ARLINGTON!

Arlington, MA is the quintessential suburban-town-meets-big-city. This town is located just 8 miles from downtown Boston and boasts easy commutes and public transportation plus walkable residential neighborhoods. From charmingly restored movie theaters and a diverse, bustling restaurant scene to an ice-skating rink and sandy town beach, Arlington is perfect for those who love a night out or a peaceful afternoon reading a book on the shores of Spy Pond. Learn more about all that Arlington, MA has to offer below! 
 

ARLINGTON BY THE NUMBERS

45,304

Population

5.5

Size
(Square Miles)

8

Miles from Boston 
 

$1,237,000

Average Sale Price
Single Family Home, 2022

$796,000

Average Sale Price
Condominiums, 2022

$125,700

Median Income
Household, US Census

1240

Average SAT Score
Boston.com

#34

Top School Ranking
Boston Magazine Best Schools
in Greater Boston, 2023

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT ARLINGTON, MA

Fun Fact: Arlington is home to the country’s first public children’s library! Kids and books have gone hand in hand here for many years. The public school system is made up of seven elementary schools, one middle school and one high school. There are also a number of private schools. The average SAT scores for the town’s high school students is 1240. View the Arlington Public Schools’ website for more information. 

Education Links

Education

Arlington is an absolute commuter's dream! Driving virtually anywhere is a breeze in this town because it is nestled between Route 2 (to Boston/Route I-95) and Route 3 (Cambridge/Somerville/Boston & North to NH). Plus, it conveniently has Massachusetts Avenue running through it which runs all the way from Lexington through Cambridge and Boston, ending in Dorchester. If you prefer public transportation, the MBTA will truly connect you anywhere you need to go, with 8 bus lines going through town (62, 67, 77, 78, 79, 80, 87, 350) and 3 train lines within just a few miles from downtown (Red - Alewife; Purple - Lowell/Fitchburg; Green - Medford/Tufts)! Finally, if you prefer to walk, Arlington might be a great choice for you, with well-maintained sidewalks and a large stretch of the 11-mile Minuteman Bikeway Rail Trail connecting walkers and bikers throughout Arlington and surrounding towns. 

Transportation Links

Transportation

Below are links to our Top 10 Things to Do in Arlington, Massachusetts! Please Contact Us if you'd like to learn more about things to do in Arlington.
 

  1. Arlington Cultural District

  2. Arlington Farmer's Market

  3. Arlington Shops

  4. Arts Arlington Events

  5. Battle Road Byway

  6. Capitol Theater

  7. Minuteman Bikeway Rail Trail

  8. Robbins Library

  9. Robbins Park (also known as Skyline Park)

  10. Spy Pond Park

Things to do

Below are links to some of our favorite places to eat in Arlington, Massachusetts! Please Contact Us if your favorites are missing - we'd love to add them so others can enjoy, too!

 

 

Places to Eat

Need help setting up utilities in Arlington, MA? Here are some useful numbers to help you in your new home.

 

Click here to download our Arlington Utility Sheet

Utilities

ARLINGTON, MA HOMES FOR SALE

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