Lyon Village

Lyon Village is one of the most friendly neighborhoods in Arlington. Numerous parks with children's activities and its quiet community gives it a very fun and homely feel. It is away from the bustling city life but does have some popular places such as small boutiques, grocery stores and restaurants a few blocks away for shopping, hanging out or simply walking. Commuting has never been a concern in this part of the city.

Reviewers claim it's a hidden gem right outside of DC and you won't find a safer spot. It's very easy to get to downtown DC and it never gets too noisy or loud.
What Lyon Village Residents
Think About Their Apartments
overall
8.0
value
8.0
amenities
7.2
social
7.0
management
8.0
safety
10
Median rents in Lyon Village
Studio
$
1407
1 Bedroom
$
1990
2 Bedroom
$
2777

Living in
Lyon Village

Easy Commute
Walkable
Great nightlife
Quiet Neighborhood
Very Safe
Great restaurants and bars
Lyon Village — 8.2/10 Rating (based on 10 neighborhood reviews)
It's a neighborhood where the majority of the buildings are private houses. That makes the living experience so much more enjoyable because although you're right by the Lee Highway, 7 minutes' walk from the Courthouse Metro, 10 minutes' walk from the Clarendon area, you get a suburban feeling day in and day out. Our apartment complex has our own yard and out-door parking lot, it's a hidden gem right out of DC! Grocery stores (Giant, Wholefoods) and pharmacies (CVS and Walgreen) are also all within a 10-minute walk range! Commuting was extremely convenient. I work part-time at McPherson Square and I can take both a bus right outside my building or choose to walk for 7 minutes to the metro stop. I'm honestly in love with my neighborhood, it's my everyday getaway from all the craziness and stress from my busy life :)
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10
/10
Neighborhood Rating
Park Adams
The neighborhood has a very busy nightlife. It has several bars and lounges in the area, as well as a great selection of late-night eateries. During the day time, the area is very peaceful. Great places for brunch, shopping, and groceries.
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9
/10
Neighborhood Rating
The Clarendon
Super close to CVS, coffee shops, metro, and you can walk to Clarendon without living in it. Noise level can be high with Wilson Blvd and the fire and police stations. Overall, very convenient!
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8
/10
Neighborhood Rating
2201 Wilson Apartments
Clarendon is the most similar to D.C. as far as an Arlington neighborhood goes. There are tons of bars, restaurants, gyms/yoga studios, grocery stores. Walking around, you will see tons of young professionals/graduate students. It's really clean and quiet. It's on the silver/orange metro line so you can really get anywhere. It's super closer to major highways/the airport, so if you have a car, there is not a single place that's too far away.
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10
/10
Neighborhood Rating
The Clarendon
Great local area. Night life is okay, but very tailored to ex-frat bros. Tons of great food and an easy commute to the city.
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8
/10
Neighborhood Rating
The Clarendon
Nothing special but is fine
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8
/10
Neighborhood Rating
2201 Wilson Apartments
Lyon village is a great place to live because it it really close to Clarendon with all of the night life and restaurants, but you don't have to deal with all the people and noise. It is very safe - as a female I never feel insecure when walking around at night alone.
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7
/10
Neighborhood Rating
2201 Wilson Apartments
very easy to get to DC or the more "hopping" parts of Arlington (Clarendon, Ballston, etc). All of the amenities are right there though. Would recommend for anyone who enjoys a safe quiet place just outside the bustle.
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6
/10
Neighborhood Rating
Potomac Towers
When I first came to school everyone said DuPont circle was the place to live and I wanted to be in the scene with everyone. After living in Arlington, I do not regret this decision at all. Everything is so clean and classy and safe. It is really the perfect community filled with young professionals. I personally think it is a better place for networking than the city.
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8
/10
Neighborhood Rating
Verde Pointe
Metro, bars, restaurants, gyms, movie theaters, breweries, etc. all a block or two away.
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8
/10
Neighborhood Rating
Verde Pointe


Getting to Know
Lyon Village

Neighborhood Boundaries
East to West Boundary: N Kirkwood Rd to N Uhle St
North to South Boundary: Custis Memorial Pkwy to Wilson Blvd
dining
Earls
Galaxy Hut
grocery
Giant Food
Giant Food
About your Neighbors
Data from the 2013 American Community Survey

Zip Codes
Lyon Village includes zip code 22201
Rent vs Own
54
%
of Lyon Village residents are renters
Driving to Work
52
%
of Lyon Village residents drive to work
New Construction
25
%
of housing units in Lyon Village have been built in the last 15 years
Building Types
44
%
<20 units
5
%
20-49 units
52
%
50+ units
Demographics
Children (under 18)
11
%
18 - 34
51
%
35 - 54
24
%
55+
14
%
Unit Mix
4
%
Studio
45
%
1 Bed
31
%
2 Bed
20
%
3+ Bed
Occupation or Education
Working Professional
82
%
Undergrad Student
2
%
Grad Student
9
%
Unemployed
2
%
Retired
4
%

Best Apartments
in Lyon Village


1 Bed $1,550

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Studio $1,425
1 Bed $1,550
2 Beds $1,945

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Studio $2,000
1 Bed $2,575
2 Beds $3,195

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1 Bed $1,900

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Studio $1,900
1 Bed $2,200
2 Beds $3,495

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Studio $2,150
1 Bed $2,300
2 Beds $2,995

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