Vienna – Voted Third Best Place to Live by CNNMoney Magazine
In August 2013, CNNMoney and Money magazine ranked Vienna, VA third on its list of the 100 best places to live in the United States. In addition to highly ranked public schools, its assets include a downtown with many small businesses, a Washington Metro station with large parking garages (the western terminus of the Orange Line) just south of the town, and a portion of the Washington & Old Dominion Railroad Regional Park hiker/biker trail cutting through the center of the town. Tysons Corner, a residential, commercial and shopping district, is nearby, as is Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts. Most of all, Vienna is known for its walkability, sense of community, great parks, and includes farmers markets, parades, and outdoor activities on the C&O trail that runs through town.
Vienna is a town in Fairfax County, Virginia, located in Northern Virginia on Interstate 66, Vienna is 12 miles (19 km) west of Washington, D.C. and 2 miles (3.2 km) northeast of Fairfax, the county seat. Significantly more people live in ZIP codes with the Vienna postal addresses (22180, 22181, and 22182).
Vienna is a part of both the Washington Metropolitan Area, and the median age in Vienna is 40.