Home to the Pentagon, the Marine Corps War Memorial, Arlington National Cemetery, and the United States Air Force Memorial, Arlington, VA is a major US tourist destination attracting a multitude of visitors annually. Its proximity to Washington, DC’s greater metropolitan area and its ease of access via public transit, car, and airplane make Arlington a great place to work and live, as well. Quality residential neighborhoods and a superior labor force have brought a broad spectrum of businesses and residents, helping Arlington thrive and grow at a steady pace. Recently recognized by Niche.com as the “Best City to Live in America,” the county’s population represents some of the most highly educated people in the US and is an increasingly diverse community.
Government and service sector jobs swell Arlington’s daytime population to 279,100, with these sectors accounting for around 75% of the 221,700 jobs in the county. Technology companies favor Arlington County as do many major groups and associations including the Association of the US Army, the Navy League of the United States, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, and American Chemistry Association. With its ideal location in relation to Washington, DC, many Fortune 500 companies favor Arlington as their headquarters, with just a drive across a bridge to conduct business withthe federal government. Some of these companies includeNestlé, AES, FBR Capital Markets, ENVIRON International Corporation, ESI International, Interstate Hotels & Resorts and Rosetta Stone. Federal agencies headquartered in Arlington include the United States Department of Defense,the United States Marshals Service, the United States Trade and Development Agency, the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, the American Battle Monuments Commission, the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Foreign Service Institute, the DHS National Protection andPrograms Directorate, the Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board, the Office of Naval Research, the Transportation Security Administration, and the US AbilityOne Commission, just to name a few. With a stellar reputation as a great place to work and live, come grow your company's future in Arlington.