Living in Arlington, VA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Arlington SnackAbility

7.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
10
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
N/A
Amenities
10
Education
9
Commute
5

Arlington, VA Cost Of Living

166
Arlington's Overall Cost Of Living
1.7x
Higher Than The National Average

Arlington, Virginia Info Snack

Arlington County is a county in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and is coterminous with the U.S. Census Bureau-census-designated place of Arlington, which is the second-largest principal city of the Washington metropolitan area. As a result, the county is often referred to in the region simply as "Arlington" or "Arlington, Virginia". In 2016, the county's population was estimated at 230,050, making it the sixth-largest county in Virginia, or the fourth-largest city if it were incorporated as such. It is the highest-income county in the United States by median family income, and has the highest concentration of singles in the region.
Population
231,803
Unemployment
2.9%
Poverty
7.2%
Median Home
$669,400
Median Income
$117,374
Median Rent
$1,936

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Map Of Arlington, VA

Population over time in Arlington

Year Population % Change
2017 231,803 1.0%
2016 229,534 1.5%
2015 226,092 1.0%
2014 223,945 1.7%
2013 220,173 2.5%
2012 214,861 2.8%
2011 209,077 3.0%
2010 202,999 2.8%
2009 197,467 -

Race / Ethnicity in Arlington

White
61.8% (143,154)
African American
8.6% (20,048)
American Indian
0.3% (606)
Asian
10.3% (23,874)
Hawaiian
0.1% (202)
Other
0.4% (978)
Two Or More
2.9% (6,761)
Hispanic
15.6% (36,180)
Race Arlington VA USA
White 61.8% 62.2% 61.1%
African American 8.6% 18.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 10.3% 6.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.9% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 15.6% 9.2% 17.8%

Household Income For Arlington, Virginia

Less than $10,000
3.9% (902,056)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.5% (357,059)
$15,000 to $24,999
3.5% (819,044)
$25,000 to $34,999
3.6% (839,189)
$35,000 to $49,999
5.3% (1,229,010)
$50,000 to $74,999
12.2% (2,829,025)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.2% (2,823,934)
$100,000 to $149,999
20.9% (4,840,998)
$150,000 to $199,999
14.1% (3,262,455)
$200,000 or more
22.8% (5,277,527)
Income Arlington VA USA
Less than $10,000 3.9% 5.3% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.5% 3.7% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 3.5% 7.4% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 3.6% 7.7% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 5.3% 11.3% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 12.2% 16.7% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.2% 12.9% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 20.9% 16.8% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 14.1% 8.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 22.8% 10.1% 7.0%

Gender in Arlington

Female
50.0% (115,984)
Male
50.0% (115,819)
Gender Arlington VA USA
Female 50.0% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 50.0% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Arlington for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (9,272)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (4,636)
High School / GED
8.0% (18,544)
Some College
8.0% (18,544)
Associate's Degree
3.0% (6,954)
Bachelor's Degree
35.0% (81,131)
Master's Degree
27.0% (62,586)
Professional Degree
8.0% (18,544)
Doctorate Degree
5.0% (11,590)
Education Arlington VA USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 8.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 8.0% 19.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 3.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 35.0% 22.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 27.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 8.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 5.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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