Living in Arlington, MA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Arlington SnackAbility

7.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
9
Amenities
10
Education
9.5
Commute
4

Arlington, MA Crime Report

225
Total Crimes
490.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-80.90%
Below National Average

Arlington, MA Cost Of Living

160
Arlington's Overall Cost Of Living
1.6x
Higher Than The National Average

Arlington, Massachusetts Info Snack

Arlington is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States, six miles (10 km) northwest of Boston. The population was 42,844 at the 2010 census.
Population
45,147
Unemployment
3.7%
Poverty
5.4%
Median Home
$609,800
Median Income
$107,085
Median Rent
$1,645

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Map Of Arlington, MA

Population over time in Arlington

Year Population % Change
2017 45,147 0.3%
2016 44,992 1.3%
2015 44,408 0.6%
2014 44,128 0.9%
2013 43,728 1.0%
2012 43,308 0.8%
2011 42,952 0.9%
2010 42,570 0.8%
2009 42,240 -
Crime/100k Arlington MA USA
Violent Crime 74.1 338.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 2.0 5.0
Robbery 19.6 60.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 50.1 241.2 246.8
Property Crime 416.3 1263.3 2199.5
Burglary 89.4 200.8 376.0
Larceny 313.9 966.8 1594.6
Car Theft 13.1 95.7 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Arlington

White
76.5% (34,553)
African American
2.6% (1,188)
American Indian
0.0% (17)
Asian
11.8% (5,321)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.2% (103)
Two Or More
3.7% (1,679)
Hispanic
5.1% (2,286)
Race Arlington MA USA
White 76.5% 72.2% 61.1%
African American 2.6% 6.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 11.8% 6.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.8% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.7% 2.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 5.1% 11.6% 17.8%

Household Income For Arlington, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
3.6% (162,970)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.8% (127,448)
$15,000 to $24,999
4.9% (220,814)
$25,000 to $34,999
4.7% (211,454)
$35,000 to $49,999
6.7% (300,259)
$50,000 to $74,999
11.8% (531,635)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.8% (533,555)
$100,000 to $149,999
18.7% (843,896)
$150,000 to $199,999
13.2% (597,879)
$200,000 or more
21.8% (984,785)
Income Arlington MA USA
Less than $10,000 3.6% 5.4% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.8% 4.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 4.9% 7.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 4.7% 7.0% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 6.7% 9.6% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 11.8% 14.7% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.8% 12.0% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 18.7% 17.8% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 13.2% 9.5% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 21.8% 12.0% 7.0%

Gender in Arlington

Female
53.5% (24,139)
Male
46.5% (21,008)
Gender Arlington MA USA
Female 53.5% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 46.5% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Arlington for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (902)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (902)
High School / GED
12.0% (5,417)
Some College
9.0% (4,063)
Associate's Degree
4.0% (1,805)
Bachelor's Degree
31.0% (13,995)
Master's Degree
27.0% (12,189)
Professional Degree
5.0% (2,257)
Doctorate Degree
8.0% (3,611)
Education Arlington MA USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 12.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 9.0% 16.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 4.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 31.0% 24.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 27.0% 13.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 5.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 8.0% 3.0% 1.0%

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