Arlington, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Arlington, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Arlington is the 7th largest city in Texas with a population of 378,442 as of July 1, 2016. Arlington ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Arlington is located at latitude 32.7007 and longitude -97.1247 in Tarrant County. The formal boundaries for the City of Arlington (see map below) encompass a land area of 95.9 sq. miles and a water area of 3.74 sq. miles. Tarrant County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 604 feet.

The City of Arlington (GNIS ID: 2409731) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Arlington is located within Arlington Division of Tarrant County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Arlington population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Arlington, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 378,442
Population in Households 375,139
Population in Familes 308,849
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,303
Population Density1 3,946
Diversity Index2 79
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 136,358
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 92,299
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 148,945 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 74,037 (49.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 62,322 (41.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 12,587 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $147,584
Average Home Value $179,519
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $54,620
Average Household Income $72,744
Per Capita Income $26,477
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.56% 0.73%
Households 0.39% 0.64%
Families 0.23% 0.5%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   1.33%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Arlington, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arlington to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 7 100th
Population Density1 # 89 95th
Diversity Index2 # 63 97th
Median Household Income # 492 72nd
Per Capita Income # 535 69th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.