Home to the legendary Birchmere Music Hall, Arlandria’s multicultural business community runs primarily along Mount Vernon Avenue and encompasses a variety of national brands and independent retailers. The area is popularly known as Chirilagua, named after a village in El Salvador, a place where many residents and business owners have strong family ties.

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District Statistics
Households 3,630
Population 8,843
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 47.8%
Source: 2008-2013 American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau
Diverse Business District
Total Storefronts 76
Retail 24
Restaurants 19
Source: AEDP Research

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