Arlington, Tennessee Population 2024

14,243

Arlington is a city located in Fayette County and Shelby County Tennessee. Arlington has a 2024 population of 14,243. Arlington is currently declining at a rate of -0.53% annually and its population has decreased by -2.1% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,549 in 2020.

The average household income in Arlington is $125,332 with a poverty rate of 5.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Arlington is 34.7 years, 38.1 years for males, and 32.5 years for females.

Arlington Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Arlington was:

  • White: 82.84%
  • Black or African American: 12.97%
  • Two or more races: 3.37%
  • Asian: 0.61%
  • Native American: 0.2%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
23.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
598.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.1% (-306)
The current population of Arlington, Tennessee is 14,243 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 14,549.

Arlington, Tennessee Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White11,88182.84%
Black or African American1,86012.97%
Two or more races4843.37%
Asian880.61%
Native American290.2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Arlington Population by Race

Arlington Population Pyramid 2024

Arlington Median Age

34.7

Total

38.1

Male

32.5

Female

Arlington Adults

There are 9,690 adults, (1,173 of whom are seniors) in Arlington.

Arlington Age Dependency

68.4

Age Dependency Ratio

13.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Arlington Sex Ratio

Female7,32551.07%
Male7,01748.93%

Arlington Population by Age

Arlington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,5143.1786.113.9
Married3,1873.6187.712.3
Non Family6561.1381.718.3
Female3643.274.525.5
Male3073.0692.27.8

3.47

Average Family Size

3.17

Average Household Size

86.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Arlington Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade750.87%
9th to 12th Grade1691.97%
High School Graduate1,67419.52%
Some College1,32715.47%
Associates Degree1,04412.17%
Bachelors Degree2,85133.24%
Graduate Degree1,43816.76%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Arlington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Arlington Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White7,2417,0983,473
Black1,0811,023656
2+ Races188188135
Hispanic1248181
Asian391414

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 71.81%.

Arlington Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$62,304$70,718$48,171
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$39,006$54,659$31,028
Some College$47,333$59,481$36,346
Bachelors Degree$70,640$89,500$58,239
Graduate Degree$100,679$115,616$90,110

$62,304

Average Earnings

$70,718

Average Male

$48,171

Average Female

Arlington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Arlington Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Arlington Language

97.95% of Arlington residents speak only English, while 2.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.85% of the population.

Arlington Language

Arlington Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White11,8426815.75%
Black1,860945.05%
Asian887484.09%
Hispanic4157417.83%

5.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.26%

Male Poverty Rate

6.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Arlington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Arlington is Asian, with 84.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Arlington is Black, with 5.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.3%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.45%.

Arlington Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.87%
High School12.37%
Some College8.06%
Bachelors or Greater2.19%

Arlington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed18%
Female Unemployed16.28%
Female Employed6.39%
Male Employed4.76%

Arlington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Arlington Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$116,409$125,332
Families$124,636$133,750
Married Families$135,219$-999,999,999
Non Families$45,854$59,030

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Arlington Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

63.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.7%

Male Marriage Rate

63.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Arlington Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Arlington 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 45-54.

Arlington Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Arlington Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,054

Number of Veterans

969

Male Veterans

85

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War504
First Gulf War392
Vietnam309
Korea19
World War II0

Arlington Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54500
65 to 74202
55 to 64168
18 to 3493
75+91

Arlington Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White7939.91%
Black23418.4%
2+ Races279.68%
Hispanic1810.53%

Arlington Veterans by Race

Arlington Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Arlington Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

73.7%

Labor Force Participation

70.7%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Arlington Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Arlington Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Arlington Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

60.01%

Born in Arlington

97.8%

Native Born

2.2%

Foreign Born

0.59%

Non Citizen

1.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.8% of Arlington residents were born in the United States, with 60.01% having been born in Tennessee. 0.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Arlington Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202913,860-77-0.55%
202813,937-76-0.54%
202714,013-77-0.55%
202614,090-76-0.54%
202514,166-77-0.54%
202414,243-76-0.53%
202314,319-77-0.53%
202214,396-114-0.79%
202114,510-39-0.27%
202014,5492,80523.88%
201911,744240.2%
201811,720200.17%
201711,70010.01%
201611,699-1-0.01%
201511,70030.03%
201411,697-4-0.03%
201311,70100%
201211,701920.79%
201111,609870.76%
201011,5228,953348.5%
20002,56900%

Arlington Population by Year