Arlington, Virginia Population 2022

244,847
map placeholder

Arlington is a city located in Arlington County Virginia. It is also the county seat of Arlington County. With a 2020 population of 244,847, it is the 3rd largest city in Virginia and the 95th largest city in the United States. Arlington is currently growing at a rate of 1.28% annually and its population has increased by 2.60% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 238,643 in 2020. Spanning over 26 miles, Arlington has a population density of 9,418 people per square mile.

The average household income in Arlington is $154,331 with a poverty rate of 6.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,005 per month, and the median house value is $731,700. The median age in Arlington is 34.7 years, 34.5 years for males, and 34.9 years for females.

Arlington Demographics

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

  • White: 69.05%
  • Asian: 10.35%
  • Black or African American: 9.22%
  • Two or more races: 5.80%
  • Other race: 5.10%
  • Native American: 0.36%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.12%
The current population of Arlington, Virginia is 244,847 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 238,643.

Arlington, Virginia Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Arlington Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Loading...

Arlington Population by Race

Arlington Population Pyramid 2022

Loading...

Arlington Median Age

34.8


Total

34.6


Male

35.1


Female

Arlington Adults

There are 193,964 adults, (25,431 of whom are seniors) in Arlington.

Arlington Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

15.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Arlington Sex Ratio

Female

118,040

49.93%

Male

118,394

50.07%

Arlington Population by Age

Arlington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

map placeholder

Arlington Household Types

42.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Arlington Households and Families

2.97

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

Loading...

Arlington Households by Type

Loading...
Loading...

Arlington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Arlington Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 99.25%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 85.92%.

Arlington Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...

$80,926

Average Earnings

$90,048

Average Male

$70,321

Average Female

Arlington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Arlington Language by Age

Loading...

Arlington Language

71.12% of Arlington residents speak only English, while 28.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.95% of the population.

Arlington Language

Arlington Poverty by Race

Loading...

6.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.41%

Male Poverty Rate

7.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Arlington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Arlington is Native, with 14.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Arlington is Multiple, with 7.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.42%.

Arlington Poverty

Loading...

Arlington Poverty Rate by Education

Loading...

Arlington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Arlington Income by Household Type

Loading...
Loading...

Income by Household Type

Arlington Marital Status

map placeholder

Marriage Rates

44.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.5%

Male Marriage Rate

42.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Arlington Married by Age and Sex

Loading...

Arlington Marriage

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

Arlington Marital Status by Race

map placeholder

Arlington Marital Status

Loading...

12,591

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Arlington Veterans by War

Loading...

Arlington Veterans by Age

Loading...

Arlington Veterans by Race

Arlington Veterans by Education

Loading...

2.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Arlington Veterans by Education

Loading...

78.9%

Labor Force Participation

74.8%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Arlington Employment by Age

Loading...

Arlington Employment by Race

Loading...

Arlington Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Loading...

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Loading...

20.83%

Born in Arlington

77.40%

Native Born

22.60%

Foreign Born

11.16%

Non Citizen

11.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

77.40% of Arlington residents were born in the United States, with 20.83% having been born in Virginia. 11.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Arlington Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Arlington Population by Year