Population density (sq mi)8,0788,693218
Median age38.034.137.8
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a47%57%
Families w/ Kids under 1841%45%44%
Speak Englishn/a71%84%
Speak Spanishn/a13%7%

Key findings

  • The population density in Fairlington-Shirlington is 7% lower than Arlington
  • The median age in Fairlington-Shirlington is 11% higher than Arlington
  • In Fairlington-Shirlington 86.22% of the population is White
  • In Fairlington-Shirlington 5.09% of the population is Black
  • In Fairlington-Shirlington 3.28% of the population is Asian

Compare Arlington, VA Demographics


      Fairlington-Shirlington population breakdown by race

      American Indian1.17%0.39%0.26%
      Native Hawaiian0.26%0.09%0.07%
      Mixed race3.28%3.08%3.37%
      Other race0.70%5.64%2.30%
      In Fairlington-Shirlington, 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

      Fairlington-Shirlington age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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