Do you mean 22303, which is the Huntington area of Fairfax Co, just outside the beltway, or do you mean 22203, which is North Arlington, which extends from VA Square metro to the Falls Church/Fairfax Co border?
The Fairfax Co police site has some information about crimes: http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/police/crime/
Here is a link to a crime map for Arlington Co: http://www.spotcrime.com/va/arlington
If you really want to know what the areas are like and the crime rates, I suggest you talk to the local police districts, walk around the areas at different times of day to see what the neighborhoods are like.
Please let me know if you need any further assistance.
However, there are a number of web sites that can help you formulate an opinion.
With regard to Crime - go to the Virginia State Police Website, plug in zip codes, and go from there.
With regard to zip codes, depending on the county they are located in, most county web sites outline the demographics, weather, schools, income levels, etc.
I have lived in the 22207 area of North Arlington since 1986. In my subdivision, there has been only one crime since I have lived here. Check out the US News rankings of high schools; they prefer H-B Woodlawn to any McLean or Great Falls school. Of course, North Arlington is more expensive per square foot of finished space that either McLean or Great Falls, and high priced homes, as well as others, sell faster and rent for more per square foot, too. If you are price conscious, and not too fussy about your commute, I would check out the Woodson and/or Robinson school pyramids.
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Arlington is certainly nice..convenient location..lots of amenities..restaurants etc. This obviously helps to keep the prices up and make this a location which is highly desirable.
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Erik J. Weisskopf,ABR,CDPE,CRS,GRI
Re/Max Distinctive Real Estate
The best place to find information about the county is http://www.arlingtonva.us/. If you wish to receive automated listings for zip code 22303 as they come to the market feel free to contact me.
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