Arlington is a somewhat small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 11,634 people and just one neighborhood, Arlington is the 49th largest community in Tennessee. Arlington has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Arlington, where the median household income is $97,500.
Real Estate Prices
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.
Occupations and Workforce
Arlington is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Arlington is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Arlington who work in office and administrative support (12.64%), management occupations (11.21%) and sales jobs (10.90%).
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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Arlington is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Arlington a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Arlington has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local 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 30.81 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Arlington does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.