Rosslyn By-The-Numbers

Typical Rosslyn residents are young, well-educated, savvy, and affluent, and they demand an equally cosmopolitan place to call home. They are changing the very nature of what Rosslyn has to offer.

The Rosslyn Metro Station area is a bustling corridor in Arlington, Va., across the Potomac River from Georgetown and just minutes from downtown Washington, D.C. Much of Rosslyn's space is contained in sleek, high-rise buildings that blend seamlessly with luxury condos, townhomes, and apartment towers, forming one of the D.C. area’s most majestic urban skylines. Statistics below demonstrate why Rosslyn offers the best location in the region.


  • Approximately 11,000 people live in Rosslyn
  • Median age is 31
  • 81% are college graduates
  • Of those college grads, 43% have advanced degrees
  • Average household income is $105,000
  • Most Rosslyn residents live in one- and two-person households
  • 41% of population between 25-34
  • Nearly 20,000 worker population
  • 941 Workplaces
  • More than 8.5 million square feet of office space
  • An additional 1.2 million square feet of office space under development
  • Rosslyn Station is the busiest Metro station in Virginia
  • More than 180,000 Metro travelers visit Rosslyn weekly and growing daily
  • 10,000,000 sq. ft. of office
  • 17.5% increase in retail expenditures between 2010 and 2015
  • $40,000 spent annually on retail expenditures per household

Sources: Arlington, Virginia, Profile 2012, Rosslyn Metro Station Area Demographics, Research by Jones, Lang and LaSalle.

 Featured Rosslyn Events

Lunch Bootcamp
Tuesday, April 16 - Thursday, May 16
at Gateway Park

Rosslyn Reads! Book Festival
Thursday, April 25
at Central Place Plaza

Rosslyn Public Art Walking Tour
Saturday, May 11 - Thursday, June 6
at Central Place Plaza