Arlington County, Virginia Population 2018

Arlington County, Virginia's estimated population is 234,965 with a growth rate of 1.45% 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
2017229,534-5,431-2.31%
2017234,9653,3551.45%
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
White164,102
Asian23,576
Black or African American20,278
Some Other Race13,029
Two or More Races7,342
American Indian and Alaska Native1,013
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander194

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Arlington County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2018

5,00010,00015,000 Male Population5,00010,00015,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

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

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

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

Arlington County, Virginia Households by Type

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 Households

Arlington County, Virginia Education

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

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%.

Arlington County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

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 largest non-English language 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%.

Arlington County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.38%
High School15.67%
Some College10.33%
Bachelors or Greater3.92%

Arlington County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

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

Arlington County, Virginia Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Arlington County, Virginia Veterans

Arlington County, Virginia Veterans by War

12,767

Number of Veterans

10,955

Male Veterans

1,812

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Second Gulf War4,799
First Gulf War4,510
Vietnam3,566
Korea816
World War II420

Arlington County, Virginia Veterans by Age

Name 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

Arlington County, Virginia Employment by Age

78.3%

Labor Force Participation

74.3%

Employment Rate

3.2%

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