Arlington, Washington Population 2021

22,041
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Arlington is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 22,041, it is the 49th largest city in Washington and the 1717th largest city in the United States. Arlington is currently growing at a rate of 3.57% annually and its population has increased by 22.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,926 in 2010. Arlington reached it's highest population of 22,041 in 2021. Spanning over 10 miles, Arlington has a population density of 2,268 people per square mile.

The average household income in Arlington is $88,307 with a poverty rate of 4.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,341 per month, and the median house value is $323,200. The median age in Arlington is 38.4 years, 37.8 years for males, and 39.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.4 males.

Arlington Demographics

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

  • White: 85.80%
  • Two or more races: 6.06%
  • Asian: 4.13%
  • Black or African American: 1.50%
  • Native American: 1.47%
  • Other race: 0.69%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.36%
The current population of Arlington, Washington is 22,041, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 19,764.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 17,926.

Arlington, Washington Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,71685.80%
Two or More Races1,1806.06%
Asian8044.13%
Black or African American2931.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native2861.47%
Some Other Race1340.69%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander700.36%
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Arlington Population by Race

Arlington Population Pyramid 2021

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Arlington Median Age

38.4


Total

37.8


Male

39.1


Female

Arlington Adults

There are 14,669 adults, (2,669 of whom are seniors) in Arlington.

Arlington Age Dependency

62.4

Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Arlington Sex Ratio

Female

10,451

53.64%

Male

9,032

46.36%

Arlington Population by Age

Arlington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Arlington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.8%25.2%
Male70.1%29.9%
All62.7%37.3%
Female57.2%42.8%
Non Family41%59%

62.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Arlington Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,3482.6462.7
Married4,1593.2174.8
Non Family2,2031.2541
Female7453.3957.2
Male2413.3270.1

3.16

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

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Arlington Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2772.09%
9th to 12th Grade8746.58%
High School Graduate4,21831.75%
Some College3,93429.61%
Associates Degree1,45610.96%
Bachelors Degree1,43610.81%
Graduate Degree1,0898.20%
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Arlington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Arlington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,97010,1762,086
Hispanic802491103
Asian634591226
Multiple Races46046056
Native American210210
Black19718364
Other Race986512
Islander5252

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.65%.

Arlington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,696$58,547$39,546
Less Than High School$32,208$35,962$21,563
High School Grad$41,116$51,943$31,176
Some College$51,116$67,461$40,901
Bachelors Degree$77,529$86,745$63,125
Graduate Degree$70,662$80,707$65,919

$48,696

Average Earnings

$58,547

Average Male

$39,546

Average Female

Arlington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Arlington Language by Age

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Arlington Language

87.47% of Arlington residents speak only English, while 12.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.50% of the population.

Arlington Language

Arlington Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,1358295.48%
Asian77210513.60%
Hispanic1,848201.08%
Native28572.46%

4.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.72%

Male Poverty Rate

5.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Arlington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Arlington is Asian, with 13.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Arlington is Hispanic, with 1.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.05%.

Arlington Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School5.41%
Some College4.90%
High School4.65%
Bachelors or Greater2.31%

Arlington Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed18.08%
Female Unemployed13.92%
Female Employed1.28%
Male Employed0.59%

Arlington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Arlington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$82,626$88,307
Families$94,339$100,576
Married Families$100,063-
Non Families$42,525$53,075
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Income by Household Type

Arlington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.0%

Male Marriage Rate

52.0%

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

Arlington Marital Status by Race

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Arlington Marital Status

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1,699

Number of Veterans

1,575

Male Veterans

124

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War460
First Gulf War453
Vietnam359
Korea131
World War II44

Arlington Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54561
55 to 64409
65 to 74301
75+295
18 to 34133

Arlington Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,46211.58%
Black11245.71%
2 or More7210.83%
Asian537.70%
Hispanic302.95%

Arlington Veterans by Race

Arlington Veterans by Education

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2.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Arlington Veterans by Education

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67.7%

Labor Force Participation

64.6%

Employment Rate

4%

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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59.18%

Born in Washington

91.30%

Native Born

8.70%

Foreign Born

3.95%

Non Citizen

4.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.30% of Arlington residents were born in the United States, with 59.18% having been born in Washington. 3.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Arlington Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202122,0417593.57%
202021,2827593.70%
201920,5237593.84%
201819,7645322.77%
201719,2321520.80%
201619,0802121.12%
201518,8681130.60%
201418,7551430.77%
201318,6123201.75%
201218,2922351.30%
201118,057550.31%
201018,0026,2894.39%
200011,7137,67611.24%
19904,0377552.09%
19803,2820.00%

Arlington Population by Year