StatisticArlingtonVirginiaNational
Population226,0928,535,519328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)8,69321891
Median age34.137.837.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1845%44%43%
Speak English71%84%79%
Speak Spanish13%7%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Arlington is 3888% higher than Virginia
  • The median age in Arlington is 10% lower than Virginia
  • In Arlington 72.17% of the population is White
  • In Arlington 8.61% of the population is Black
  • In Arlington 10.02% of the population is Asian

Compare Arlington, VA Demographics

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      Arlington population breakdown by race

      RaceArlingtonVirginiaNational
      White72.17%68.75%73.35%
      Black8.61%19.21%12.63%
      Asian10.02%6.05%5.22%
      American Indian0.39%0.26%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.09%0.07%0.18%
      Mixed race3.08%3.37%3.06%
      Other race5.64%2.30%4.75%
      In Arlington, 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.

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      Arlington age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

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