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:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

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

 

Total Population
398,854

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.7%
5 - 17:
18.9%
18 - 24:
11.4%
25 - 34:
15.5%
35 - 54:
26.3%
55 - 64:
10.9%
Over 65 Years:
10.4%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
7.1%
7.1%
High School Graduates
85.2%
85.2%
College Graduated
30.3%
30.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Arlington
$28,484
$28,484
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Arlington
$60,571
$60,571
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
14.6%

Employment Industries in Arlington

 
Healthcare
12.2%
12.2%
Retail
12.0%
12.0%
Manufacturing
10.0%
10.0%
Education
9.0%
9.0%
Accommodation
8.4%
8.4%
Construction
7.5%
7.5%
Transportation
7.2%
7.2%
Other
5.7%
5.7%
Finance
5.4%
5.4%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
5.1%
5.1%
Administration
5.0%
5.0%
Wholesale
3.2%
3.2%
Public Service
2.9%
2.9%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
38.6%
38.6%
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
29.6%
29.6%
Black or African American
22.3%
22.3%
Asian
6.5%
6.5%
Other Race / Two or More Races
2.6%
2.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.3%
0.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
7.3%
7.3%
English
5.6%
5.6%
Irish
5.6%
5.6%
African
3.1%
3.1%
European
1.6%
1.6%
French
1.5%
1.5%
Scottish
1.5%
1.5%
Italian
1.5%
1.5%
Nigerian
1.3%
1.3%
Scots-Irish
0.9%
0.9%
Polish
0.8%
0.8%
Swedish
0.6%
0.6%
British
0.6%
0.6%
Norwegian
0.6%
0.6%
Dutch
0.6%
0.6%
Czech
0.5%
0.5%
Welsh
0.4%
0.4%
Other Subsaharan African
0.4%
0.4%
Other Arab
0.3%
0.3%
Sudanese
0.3%
0.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
66.5%
66.5%
Spanish
22.4%
22.4%
Vietnamese
3.2%
3.2%
African languages
1.8%
1.8%
Arabic
1.2%
1.2%
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%
German/Yiddish
0.2%
0.2%
Native American languages
0.2%
0.2%
Persian
0.2%
0.2%
Other Asian languages
0.2%
0.2%
Portuguese
0.2%
0.2%
Korean
0.1%
0.1%
Pacific Island languages
0.1%
0.1%
French Creole
0.1%
0.1%
Hungarian
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Arlington Residents:
20.8%