Arlington, Tennessee Population 2021

11,811
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Arlington is a city located in Fayette County Tennessee. With a 2020 population of 11,811, it is the 50th largest city in Tennessee and the 2755th largest city in the United States . Arlington is currently growing at a rate of 0.29% annually and its population has increased by 2.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,517 in 2010. Arlington reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 23 miles, Arlington has a population density of 513 people per square mile.

The average household income in Arlington is $112,927 with a poverty rate of 2.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,801 per month, and the median house value is $238,500. The median age in Arlington is 33.8 years, 31.3 years for males, and 34.6 years for females.

Arlington Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Arlingtonwas:

  • White: 77.00%
  • Black or African American: 17.59%
  • Two or more races: 1.89%
  • Asian: 1.83%
  • Other race: 1.52%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Arlington, Tennessee is 11,811 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 11,743.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,517.

Arlington, Tennessee Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,00777.00%
Black or African American2,05817.59%
Two or More Races2211.89%
Asian2141.83%
Some Other Race1781.52%
American Indian and Alaska Native190.16%
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Arlington Population by Race

Arlington Population Pyramid $2021

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Arlington Median Age

33.8


Total

31.3


Male

34.6


Female

Arlington Adults

There are 7,797 adults, (704 of whom are seniors) in Arlington.

Arlington Age Dependency

64.9

Age Dependency Ratio

9.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55

Child Dependency Ratio

Arlington Sex Ratio

Female

5,604

47.91%

Male

6,093

52.09%

Arlington Population by Age

Arlington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Arlington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family70.2%29.8%
Female72.9%27.1%
All85.9%14.1%
Male90.1%9.9%
Married90.5%9.5%

85.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Arlington Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,5603.2885.9
Married2,6333.6790.5
Non Family5141.0970.2
Female3323.772.9
Male812.8590.1

3.61

Average Family Size

3.28

Average Household Size

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Arlington Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1802.65%
9th to 12th Grade1051.55%
High School Graduate1,24018.27%
Some College1,42020.92%
Associates Degree77011.35%
Bachelors Degree1,88327.74%
Graduate Degree1,18917.52%
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Arlington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Arlington Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,3255,2002,431
Black1,0561,015503
Hispanic24512691
Asian17014371
Other Race11028
2+ Races56567

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 47.63%.

Arlington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$57,390$70,240$42,769
Less Than 9th Grade$27,614$44,375$25,057
High School Graduate$43,563$52,005$32,917
Some College$53,051$71,735$29,773
Bachelors Degree$58,632$80,761$48,382
Graduate Degree$91,396$102,381$80,536

$57,390

Average Earnings

$70,240

Average Male

$42,769

Average Female

Arlington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Arlington Language by Age

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Arlington Language

96.01% of Arlington residents speak only English, while 3.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.53% of the population.

Arlington Language

Arlington Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,8982462.76%
Hispanic5309918.68%
Asian2147133.18%
Other1782815.73%

2.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.34%

Male Poverty Rate

3.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Arlington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Arlington is Asian, with 33.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Arlington is White, with 2.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.61%.

Arlington Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.07%
High School4.23%
Some College2.97%
Bachelors or Greater0.98%

Arlington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed38.24%
Female Unemployed12.20%
Female Employed2.76%
Male Employed1.19%

Arlington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Arlington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$102,114$112,927
Families$108,200$120,740
Married Families$115,991-
Non Families$51,806$60,380
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Income by Household Type

Arlington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

63.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.8%

Male Marriage Rate

63.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Arlington Married by Age and Sex

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Arlington Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Arlington Marital Status by Race

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Arlington Marital Status

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741

Number of Veterans

658

Male Veterans

83

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam283
Second Gulf War276
First Gulf War243
Korea23
World War II

Arlington Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54304
65 to 74213
55 to 64122
18 to 3458
75+44

Arlington Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4687.81%
Black25519.74%
Hispanic3412.69%
2+ Races1818.75%

Arlington Veterans by Race

Arlington Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

6.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Arlington Veterans by Education

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73.9%

Labor Force Participation

70.9%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

Arlington Employment by Age

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Arlington Employment by Race

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Arlington Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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62.68%

Born in Arlington

96.41%

Native Born

3.59%

Foreign Born

2.77%

Non Citizen

0.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.41% of Arlington residents were born in the United States, with 62.68% having been born in Tennessee. 2.77% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Arlington Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202111,811340.29%
202011,777340.29%
201911,743340.29%
201811,709210.18%
201711,688-2-0.02%
201611,690-4-0.03%
201511,69420.02%
201411,692-5-0.04%
201311,69720.02%
201211,695870.75%
201111,608830.72%
201011,5258,95616.20%
20002,5690.00%

Arlington Population by Year