Arlington is a tiny city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 259 people and just one neighborhood, Arlington is the 369th largest community in Kentucky.
Arlington is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.29% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Arlington is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Arlington who work in sales jobs (36.76%), food service (14.71%), and personal care services (10.29%).
Arlington’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Arlington has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Arlington a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Being a small city, Arlington does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Arlington have a very low rate of college education: just 6.86% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Arlington in 2018 was $15,380, which is low income relative to Kentucky and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $61,520 for a family of four. Arlington also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 47.79% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Arlington is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Arlington home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Arlington residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Arlington include English, Irish, German, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Arlington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Arabic.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the neighborhood than in 97.5% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many laborers and manufacturers.
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the neighborhood stands out by having 90.4% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.6% of all American neighborhoods.
This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 26 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 93.5% of America.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more English ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 29.1% of this neighborhood's residents have English ancestry.
is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Arlington are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 91.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 31.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 81.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 45.8% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 22.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (15.5%), and 13.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.6% of households.
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Arlington, KY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (29.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (7.1%), and residents who report German roots (5.7%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (3.2%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (1.8%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.3% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (90.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (7.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.