Arlington Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Arlington?

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There are 397,269 residents in Arlington, with a median age of 32.9. Of this, 48.64% are males and 51.36% are females. US-born citizens make up 77.36% of the resident pool in Arlington, while non-US-born citizens account for 10.5%. Additionally, 12.14% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 336,346 people in Arlington currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 397,269 0.5%
Male Population 193,226 -0.7%
Female Population 204,043 1.6%
Male population 48.64%
Female population 51.36%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 32.9 -1.2%
Citizen US Born 307,309 0.3%
Citizen not US Born 41,713 3.3%
Not Citizen 48,247 -0.9%
Citizen US Born 77.36%
Citizen not US Born 10.5%
Not Citizen 12.14%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 2,693 -27.1%
Moved from Same County 32,784 -6.5%
Moved from Same State 12,341 -3.2%
Moved from Different State 7,869 -12.7%
Same House as Last Year 336,346 2.0%
Moved from Abroad 0.69%
Moved from Same County 8.36%
Moved from Same State 3.15%
Moved from Different State 2.01%
Same House as Last Year 85.8%

What are the employment statistics in Arlington?

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White-collar workers make up 75.4% of the working population in Arlington, while blue-collar employees account for 24.6%. There are also 18,066 entrepreneurs in Arlington (8.92% of the workforce); 149,819 workers employed in private companies (73.99%); and 23,506 people working in governmental institutions (11.61%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 152,672 0.4%
Blue Collar 49,819 -0.2%
White Collar 75.4%
Blue Collar 24.6%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 18,066 6.2%
Private Companies 149,819 -1.6%
Governmental Workers 23,506 3.5%
Not for Profit Companies 11,100 11.2%
Self Employees 8.92%
Private Companies 73.99%
Governmental Workers 11.61%
Not for Profit Companies 5.48%

How many households are there in Arlington?

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There are a total of 135,240 households in Arlington, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 68.89% of these Arlington households, while non-family units account for the remaining 31.11%. Additionally, 37.11% of households have children and 62.89% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 135,240 -0.1%
Average People Per Household 3 0.4%
Family Households 93,164 -0.8%
Non-family Households 42,076 1.6%
Family Households 68.89%
Non-family Households 31.11%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 50,183 -0.8%
Households without Children 85,057 0.4%
Households with Children 37.11%
Households without Children 62.89%

What are the median and average incomes in Arlington?

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The average annual household income in Arlington is $81,524, while the median household income sits at $63,351 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $59,009, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $76,688. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $34,570 and $57,737, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $81,524 2.8%
Median Household Income $63,351 4.6%
People below Poverty Level 54,345 -2.3%
People above Poverty Level 332,310 0.8%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Arlington?

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There are 146,438 housing units in Arlington, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1984. Of the 135,240 occupied housing units in Arlington, 55.74% are owner-occupied, while 44.26% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 63.95% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $192,500. In general, housing costs reach $1,145 per month in Arlington.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 146,438 0.0%
Median Year Built 1984 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 1,246 26.5%
Built between 1940 and 1949 1,416 -12.1%
Built between 1950 and 1959 8,896 -7.6%
Built between 1960 and 1969 11,812 3.3%
Built between 1970 and 1979 31,992 -0.4%
Built between 1980 and 1989 42,584 -0.6%
Built between 1990 and 1999 24,769 -2.6%
Built between 2000 and 2009 19,022 -0.9%
Built in 2010 or Later 4,701 43.8%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 135,240 -0.1%
Owner Occupied 75,382 0.9%
Renter Occupied 59,858 -1.2%
Owner Occupied 55.74%
Renter Occupied 44.26%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 48,205 -0.1%
Without Mortgage 27,177 2.6%
Median Value with Mortgage $192,500 10.4%
Median Value without Mortgage $178,900 8.8%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,145 3.2%
With Mortgage 63.95%
Without Mortgage 36.05%

What is the level of education in Arlington?

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Approximately 33.05% of the population in Arlington holds a high school degree (that's 97,499 residents), while 25.35% have attained a college certificate (76,346 locals) and 18.77% have a bachelor's degree (55,372 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 18,596 3.3%
Some High School 97,499 -0.1%
Some College 76,346 -1.5%
Associate Degree 22,445 5.5%
Bachelor's Degree 55,372 0.3%
Graduate Degree 26,280 6.6%
No High School 6.3%
Some High School 33.05%
Some College 25.35%
Associate Degree 7.61%
Bachelor's Degree 18.77%
Graduate Degree 8.91%

What is the marital status of Arlington residents?

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A total of 114,779 people in Arlington have never been married (which represents 36.69% of the total population), while 149,665 of them are wedded (47.84%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 8,053 (2.57%) and 34,470 (11.02%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 114,779 -0.3%
Married 149,665 1.1%
Separated 8,053 5.3%
Widowed 13,907 0.2%
Divorced 34,470 0.0%
Never Married 36.69%
Married 47.84%
Separated 2.57%
Widowed 4.45%
Divorced 11.02%

What are the most common means of transportation in Arlington?

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The top three means of transportation people in Arlington use to get to work are: car, walking and taxi cab. A total of 182,283 residents commute by car, 2,830 prefer going to work by walking and 387 by taxi cab.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 182,283 -0.9%
Bus or TrolleyBus 166 -15.7%
Subway or Elevated 189 N/A
Railroad 52 -59.7%
Ferryboat 86 N/A
Bicycle 245 -31.9%
Motorcycle 155 13.1%
TaxiCab 387 30.7%
Walk 2,830 -4.1%

What is the median and average household income in Arlington by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
76001 37,231 11,012 $87,616.00 $105,452.00
76002 36,302 9,491 $91,413.00 $102,042.00
76006 24,057 11,809 $50,077.00 $72,057.00
76010 59,526 18,019 $38,461.00 $49,951.00
76011 22,878 9,853 $43,350.00 $54,997.00
76012 26,730 10,465 $70,569.00 $92,258.00
76013 34,763 13,041 $58,887.00 $78,379.00
76014 33,289 10,442 $53,896.00 $61,944.00
76015 17,773 6,313 $60,986.00 $74,188.00
76016 31,705 11,103 $94,168.00 $112,879.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2020 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 76001 76002 76006 76010 76011 76012 76013 76014 76015 76016 76017 76018

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