Arlington County, Virginia Population 2019

Arlington County, Virginia's estimated population is 235,121 with a growth rate of 1.53% 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
2018237,5212,4001.02%
2017235,1213,5391.53%
2016231,5822,8361.24%
2015228,7462,7031.20%
2014226,0431,1050.49%
2013224,9383,4751.57%
2012221,4635,4912.54%
2011215,9726,6853.19%
2010209,28738,35122.44%
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%

How Many People Live in Arlington County, Virginia?

235,121

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White164,10271.49%
Asian23,57610.27%
Black or African American20,2788.83%
Some Other Race13,0295.68%
Two or More Races7,3423.20%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,0130.44%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1940.08%

Arlington County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2019

Arlington County, Virginia Median Age

34.4


Total

34.3


Male

34.5


Female

Arlington County, Virginia Adults

There are 189,832 adults, (22,553 of whom are seniors) in Arlington County, Virginia.

Arlington County, Virginia Age Dependency

37.2

Age Dependency Ratio

13.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Arlington County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

115,131

50.16%

Male

114,403

49.84%

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%36%
All44.5%55.5%
Female40.2%59.8%
Male37.5%62.5%
Non Family31.5%68.5%

44.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All102,3102.2144.5
Non Family54,5951.4431.5
Married38,8583.0764
Female5,8753.1840.2
Male2,9823.3637.5

3.02

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Arlington County, Virginia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,4983.78%
9th to 12th Grade3,9612.30%
High School Graduate13,7197.98%
Some College14,3718.36%
Associates Degree5,9083.44%
Bachelors Degree59,64434.70%
Graduate Degree67,76939.43%

Arlington County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White111,604110,64994,762
Hispanic23,77017,7409,628
Asian18,11816,63713,595
Black14,75913,0176,800
Other Race8,2915,1221,794
Multiple Races3,9453,7172,886
Native American610541219
Islander14012029

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 99.14%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 84.91%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$74,887$83,462$66,403
Less Than High School$25,336$32,153$17,259
High School Grad$29,547$31,106$26,307
Some College$42,053$47,558$38,113
Bachelors Degree$75,506$83,884$66,313
Graduate Degree$99,480$114,245$83,995

$74,887

Average Earnings

$83,462

Average Male

$66,403

Average Female

Arlington County, Virginia Language

Arlington County, Virginia Language by Age

Arlington County, Virginia Language

70.46% of Arlington County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 29.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.73% of the population.

Arlington County, Virginia Poverty

Arlington County, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White141,2726,4144.54%
Hispanic35,4715,18614.62%
Black19,6513,24616.52%
Other12,9083,04623.60%
Asian23,3912,99812.82%
Multiple7,2926108.37%
Native1,01320320.04%

8.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.00%

Male Poverty Rate

9.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Arlington County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Arlington County, Virginia is Other, with 23.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Arlington County, Virginia is White, with 4.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.38%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.38%
High School15.67%
Some College10.33%
Bachelors or Greater3.92%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.95%
Male Unemployed27.36%
Female Employed4.22%
Male Employed2.94%

Arlington County, Virginia Income

Arlington County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$112,138$145,577
Families$150,962$185,764
Married Families$169,253$205,404
Non Families$92,147$108,636

Arlington County, Virginia Marital Status

Arlington County, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.0%

Male Marriage Rate

42.2%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Arlington County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Arlington County, Virginia Veterans

12,767

Number of Veterans

10,955

Male Veterans

1,812

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War4,799
First Gulf War4,510
Vietnam3,566
Korea816
World War II420
Age Group Veterans
35 to 544,594
65 to 742,552
55 to 641,954
75+1,942
18 to 341,725

Arlington County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White10,3947.67%
Black1,3848.51%
Hispanic8313.10%
Asian3901.93%
2 or More3518.00%
Other1451.51%
Indian9011.29%
Hawaiian138.84%

Arlington County, Virginia Veterans by Education

3.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Arlington County, Virginia Employment Status

78.3%

Labor Force Participation

74.3%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Arlington County, Virginia Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

19.88%

Born in Virginia

77.08%

Native Born

22.92%

Foreign Born

12.65%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

77.08% of Arlington County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 19.88% having been born in Virginia. 12.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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