StatisticColumbia Heights WestArlingtonVirginia
Population density (sq mi)17,7938,693218
Median age32.234.137.8
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a47%57%
Families w/ Kids under 1872%45%44%
Speak Englishn/a71%84%
Speak Spanishn/a13%7%

Key findings

  • The population density in Columbia Heights West is 105% higher than Arlington
  • The median age in Columbia Heights West is 6% lower than Arlington
  • In Columbia Heights West 31.78% of the population is White
  • In Columbia Heights West 25.26% of the population is Black
  • In Columbia Heights West 8.32% of the population is Asian

Compare Arlington, VA Demographics


      Columbia Heights West population breakdown by race

      RaceColumbia Heights WestArlingtonVirginia
      American Indian1.22%0.39%0.26%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.09%0.07%
      Mixed race3.03%3.08%3.37%
      Other race30.39%5.64%2.30%
      In Columbia Heights West, 15.4% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Columbia Heights West age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Columbia Heights West, Arlington, VA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).