Fall in Love with McLean, Virginia
McLean, Virginia, an unincorporated community, is home to nearly 50,000 residents according to the 2010 census. The area is upscale and its close proximity to the nation’s capital makes it an ideal area for diplomats, members of Congress and other high ranking government officials. Residents such as these make the McLean zip code one of the most expensive in the entire Washington D.C. metropolitan market. Indeed, McLean, Virginia real estate is a much sought out commodity for those looking to live in rural splendor within easy commute distance to the capital.
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Why Do Residents Choose McLean?
Things to Do
Thanks to its location in Fairfax County, McLean is in close proximity to all the attractions that the Washington, D.C. area has to offer. Get your fill of museums and historical sites by traveling just a short distance down the road to the nation's capital!
The McLean area also boasts an active arts and culture scene, with local galleries, theaters, and botanical gardens always buzzing with events and chances to get involved. Looking for a free day of family fun? Or maybe more interested in what our nightlife has to offer? Either way, McLean always offers something to keep you busy!
Parks & Recreation
Northern Virginia is an open space wonderland for nature lovers, and the overarching feeling in the area is one of equestrian refinement owing to the rural nature of Fairfax County, Virginia. There are numerous parks within the boundaries of McLean, Virginia real estate, which augment the open space feeling in this community. Some of the local parks in which to enjoy outdoor recreation include Clemyjontri Park, Scott's Run Nature Preserve and Great Falls Park.
The close proximity of McLean to Washington D.C. places all the fun and excitement that is available in a big city near at hand for those residents who prefer a more sedate place to live, but with an easy outlet to an exciting night life and cultural opportunities.
Schools, Health and Transportation
The McLean, Virginia real estate market is served by the Fairfax County Public School District and is one of the higher performing school districts in the country with enviable graduation rates and solid academic and extracurricular programs that are available to their students.
The health needs of the community are met by state-of-the-art facilities in any number of the more than a dozen hospitals that service the area. From the George Washington Medical Center to Sibley Memorial Hospital, the medical concerns of McLean’s citizenry are well addressed by the medical infrastructure in place.
Getting from Point A to Point B in McLean, Virginia is facilitated by a host of routes such as the Capital Beltway, the George Washington Memorial Parkway, Dolly Madison Boulevard, Interstate 66 and the Old Dominion Drive that crisscross McLean and provide access to surrounding areas. Additionally, the Washington Metro Silver Line is slated to open a station near Tyson’s Corner to further aid in the transportation needs of McLean’s population.
Shopping & Dining
Nearby Tyson’s Corner hosts the Tyson Galleria and features a mix of big-box retail opportunities and boutique shopping experiences for McLean residents. Anchored by Macy’s, Saks 5th Avenue and Neiman Marcus, the Galleria also houses Louis Vuitton, Montblanc and Versace. Shopping is an elegant experience when you choose to do it at the Tyson Galleria.
Shopping can work up an appetite, and when you begin to feel peckish after a long day of shopping for that perfect item, McLean has tons of options. You can put down your bags and put up your feet for a relaxing meal at any of the local restaurants and eateries, including P.F. Chang's, Craze Burger, and Maggiano’s Little Italy.
The largest employer in the McLean area is Booz Allen Hamilton, and information technology consulting firm. The next largest employers in the area include Capital One and the Central Intelligence Agency. Thanks to its location near the Washington, D.C. area, McLean offers tons of choices for career paths.
The unemployment rate in the McLean area is more than .5% below the national average. Whether you're looking for a government position or to find a career in finance, McLean can provide almost any option under the sun!
McLean at a Glance
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Zip Codes: 22043, 22046, 22101, 22106, 22107, 22108, 22109
Mean Home Price: $982,900
Washington DC: 11 mi
Bethesda: 13.8 mi
Ronald Raegan Washington Natl Airport: 10.6 mi
Major Roads: US-29, US-309,
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