Arlington Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Arlington Population & Age Distribution

 
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Total Population
398,854

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.7%
5 - 17:
19.3%
18 - 24:
11.0%
25 - 34:
15.4%
35 - 54:
26.5%
55 - 64:
10.9%
Over 65 Years:
10.2%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
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Attending College
7.0%
7.0%
High School Graduates
84.8%
84.8%
College Graduated
29.5%
29.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 
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Per capita Income

Arlington
$27,513
$27,513
USA
$31,177
$31,177

Median household income

Arlington
$58,502
$58,502
USA
$57,652
$57,652

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
15.7%

Employment Industries in Arlington

 
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Healthcare
12.4%
12.4%
Retail
12.1%
12.1%
Manufacturing
10.3%
10.3%
Education
9.0%
9.0%
Accommodation
8.0%
8.0%
Construction
7.0%
7.0%
Transportation
6.4%
6.4%
Other
5.6%
5.6%
Finance
5.6%
5.6%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
5.3%
5.3%
Administration
4.9%
4.9%
Wholesale
3.4%
3.4%
Public Service
3.1%
3.1%
Arts
2.0%
2.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
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White
39.1%
39.1%
Black Or African American
22.0%
22.0%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.3%
0.3%
Asian
6.8%
6.8%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.1%
0.1%
Other Race / Two or More Races
2.5%
2.5%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
29.2%
29.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 
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Ancestry (Top 20)

German
7.8%
7.8%
Irish
5.9%
5.9%
English
5.7%
5.7%
African
2.7%
2.7%
French
1.6%
1.6%
Scottish
1.5%
1.5%
Italian
1.5%
1.5%
European
1.3%
1.3%
Nigerian
1.1%
1.1%
Scots-Irish
1.0%
1.0%
Swedish
0.7%
0.7%
Polish
0.7%
0.7%
Norwegian
0.6%
0.6%
Dutch
0.6%
0.6%
British
0.6%
0.6%
Czech
0.4%
0.4%
Welsh
0.4%
0.4%
Other Arab
0.4%
0.4%
Somalian
0.3%
0.3%
Iranian
0.3%
0.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
66.8%
66.8%
Spanish
22.4%
22.4%
Vietnamese
3.3%
3.3%
African languages
1.8%
1.8%
Arabic
1.3%
1.3%
French
0.6%
0.6%
Langs. of India
0.6%
0.6%
Chinese
0.5%
0.5%
Tagalog
0.3%
0.3%
Urdu
0.3%
0.3%
Other Indo-European
0.3%
0.3%
Native American languages
0.2%
0.2%
Persian
0.2%
0.2%
Other Asian languages
0.2%
0.2%
Korean
0.2%
0.2%
German/Yiddish
0.2%
0.2%
Portuguese
0.2%
0.2%
French Creole
0.1%
0.1%
Pacific Island languages
0.1%
0.1%
Italian
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Arlington Residents:
20.8%