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Arlington, TN
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Arlington profile


Living in Arlington



Arlington is a somewhat small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 14,396 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Arlington is the 40th largest community in Tennessee. Much of the housing stock in Arlington was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Arlington economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Arlington, where the median household income is $104,637.00.

Arlington real estate is some of the most expensive in Tennessee, although Arlington house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Also of interest is that Arlington has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.68% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Arlington is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Arlington’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Arlington is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Arlington, the average commute to work is 32.20 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

As is often the case in a small town, Arlington doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Arlington is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 48.01% of adults in Arlington have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Arlington in 2018 was $36,501, which is wealthy relative to Tennessee, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $146,004 for a family of four.

Arlington is a very ethnically-diverse town. 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, German, Irish, Italian, and European.

The most common language spoken in Arlington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.


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