McLean is a lovely community located in the suburbs of Washington, DC. Home prices in McLean neighborhoods are not only among the most expensive in Virginia, but consistently rank among the most expensive in America.
The community is home to many diplomats, businessmen, members of Congress, and high-ranking government officials partially due to its proximity to Washington, D.C. and the Central Intelligence Agency. It is also a town of artists. McLean has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape McLean’s character.
McLean is known for its luxury homes. It boasts a high rate of owner-occupied single-family homes. Real estate is primarily made up of medium sized to large single-family homes and townhomes. It is also known for its nearby high-end shopping destinations: the Tysons Corner Center and the Tysons Galleria. But, most importantly, McLean is also known for its sense of community. Residents in this area are proud to live here and it shows. Throughout the year, they participate in local events and cheer on children in their Little League and soccer matches. Its neighborhoods are also a great place for families with children to consider. The town’s good public-school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values.