Between the high government presence and a strong private sector, Arlington has consistently had one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country, even during the economic downturn in 2008. As a result, BusinessWeek named Arlington County as the safest city to survive a recession for the same year.
There are over 220,000 people in the county; and they are among the most educated in the nation. Because of this, there has been considerable growth in the number of technology firms operating and hiring in the area.
The county is also home to some popular landmarks that attract tourists in the region. This includes the Pentagon, the Arlington National Cemetery, and the Iwo Jima War Memorial.
Other cities that share the same area code include Alexandria and Reston.
Another area code that serves North Virginia is 571, which was created as an overlay to 703.
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