Arlington County, Virginia Population 2018

Arlington County, Virginia's estimated population is 234,965 with a growth rate of 3.92% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Arlington County, Virginia is the 9th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017234,9658,8733.92%
2016226,092-5,518-2.38%
2016231,6102,6411.15%
2015228,9692,4661.09%
2014226,5038790.39%
2013225,6243,8951.76%
2012221,7295,2992.45%
2011216,4307,0423.36%
2010209,38838,45222.49%
1990170,93618,33712.02%
1980152,599-21,685-12.44%
1970174,28410,8836.66%
1960163,40127,95220.64%
1950135,44978,409137.46%
194057,04030,425114.32%
193026,61510,57565.93%
192016,0405,80956.78%
191010,2313,80159.11%
19006,430-12,167-65.42%
189018,5971,0515.99%
188017,5467914.72%
187016,7554,10332.43%
186012,6522,64426.42%
185010,008410.41%
18409,9673944.12%
18309,573-130-1.34%
18209,7031,15113.46%
18108,5522,60343.76%
18005,9490.00%

Arlington County, Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White163,181
Asian22,655
Black or African American19,477
Some Other Race12,744
Two or More Races6,957
American Indian and Alaska Native883
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander195

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Arlington County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2018

0%5%10%15% Male Population0%5%10%15% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Arlington County, Virginia Median Age

34.1


Total

34


Male

34.2


Female

Arlington County, Virginia Adults

There are 187,656 adults, (21,027 of which are seniors) in Arlington County, Virginia.

Arlington County, Virginia Age Dependency

35.8

Age Dependency Ratio

12.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Arlington County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

113,448

50.18%

Male

112,644

49.82%

Arlington County, Virginia Households and Families

Arlington County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Arlington County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married64.3%35.7%
All44.2%55.8%
Female40.1%59.9%
Male33.9%66.1%
Non Family31%69%

44.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Arlington County, Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All100,7072.2144.2
Non Family53,7551.4431
Married38,1403.0764.3
Female5,9713.2140.1
Male2,8413.2333.9

3.02

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Arlington County, Virginia Households

Arlington County, Virginia Education

Arlington County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,6603.92%
9th to 12th Grade3,9302.31%
High School Graduate13,9138.19%
Some College14,4778.53%
Associates Degree5,7413.38%
Bachelors Degree58,65434.54%
Graduate Degree66,43839.12%

Arlington County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White111,543110,46494,473
Hispanic23,11817,1428,960
Asian17,53916,03912,864
Black14,16712,4056,311
Other Race7,9864,7381,567
Multiple Races3,5583,3452,622
Native American508506195
Islander12811549

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 99.61%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 84.70%.

Arlington County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$72,593$81,055$63,833
Less Than High School$21,963$26,661$16,646
High School Grad$28,964$30,973$26,715
Some College$41,498$46,159$36,186
Bachelors Degree$72,693$81,197$62,670
Graduate Degree$98,529$113,611$82,701

$72,593

Average Earnings

$81,055

Average Male

$63,833

Average Female

Arlington County, Virginia Language

Arlington County, Virginia Language by Age

Arlington County, Virginia Language

70.92% of Arlington County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 29.08% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.49% of the population.

Arlington County, Virginia Poverty

Arlington County, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White140,5306,4974.62%
Hispanic34,5156,07417.60%
Other12,5653,67429.24%
Black18,8113,35917.86%
Asian22,4922,97413.22%
Multiple6,9085477.92%
Native88319622.20%

8.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.76%

Male Poverty Rate

9.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Arlington County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Arlington County, Virginia is Other, with 29.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Arlington County, Virginia is White, with 4.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.22%.

Arlington County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.27%
High School16.98%
Some College9.90%
Bachelors or Greater4.23%

Arlington County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.44%
Male Unemployed30.92%
Female Employed4.61%
Male Employed3.62%

Arlington County, Virginia Income

Arlington County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$108,706$140,662
Families$147,164$178,545
Married Families$164,284$198,826
Non Families$90,227$106,016

Arlington County, Virginia Marital Status

Arlington County, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.5%

Male Marriage Rate

42.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Arlington County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Arlington County, Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Arlington County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Arlington County, Virginia Veterans

Arlington County, Virginia Veterans by War

12,470

Number of Veterans

10,694

Male Veterans

1,776

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Second Gulf War4,601
First Gulf War4,537
Vietnam3,627
Korea858
World War II507

Arlington County, Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 544,242
65 to 742,445
55 to 641,991
18 to 341,986
75+1,806

Arlington County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White10,3897.66%
Black1,2788.17%
Hispanic7582.90%
Asian3601.85%
2 or More3127.91%
Other830.89%
Indian416.71%
Hawaiian74.96%

Arlington County, Virginia Veterans by Education

3.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Arlington County, Virginia Employment Status

Arlington County, Virginia Employment by Age

78.5%

Labor Force Participation

74.5%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Arlington County, Virginia Employment by Race

Arlington County, Virginia Employment by Education

Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990