Arlington County, Virginia Population 2023

Arlington County, Virginia's estimated 2023 population is 247,949 with a growth rate of 1.27% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Arlington County, Virginia is the 8th largest county in Virginia. The 2010 population was 207,627 and has seen a growth of 19.42% since that time.

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Arlington County, Virginia Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Asian

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Arlington County, Virginia Population by Race

Arlington County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2023

Arlington County, Virginia Median Age

34.8

Total

34.6

Male

35.1

Female

Arlington County, Virginia Adults

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

Arlington County, Virginia Age Dependency

40.3

Age Dependency Ratio

15.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Arlington County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female118,04049.93%
Male118,39450.07%

Arlington County, Virginia Population by Age

Arlington County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.97

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

42.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Arlington County, Virginia Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Arlington County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.05%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 76.22%.

Arlington County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$80,926

Average Earnings

$90,048

Average Male

$70,321

Average Female

Arlington County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Arlington County, Virginia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Arlington County, Virginia Language

71.12% of Arlington County, Virginia 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 County, Virginia Language

Arlington County, Virginia Poverty by Race

rate

7.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.41%

Male Poverty Rate

7.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Arlington County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Arlington County, Virginia is Other, with 18.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Arlington County, Virginia is White, with 4.18% 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 County, Virginia Poverty

Arlington County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Arlington County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Arlington County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Arlington County, Virginia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.5%

Male Marriage Rate

42.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Arlington County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Arlington County, Virginia 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 County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Arlington County, Virginia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

12,591

Number of Veterans

10,533

Male Veterans

2,058

Female Veterans

Arlington County, Virginia Veterans by War

Arlington County, Virginia Veterans by Age

count

Arlington County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Arlington County, Virginia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Arlington County, Virginia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

78.9%

Labor Force Participation

74.8%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Arlington County, Virginia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Arlington County, Virginia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Arlington County, Virginia 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

20.64%

Born in Arlington County, Virginia

76.68%

Native Born

22.40%

Foreign Born

11.05%

Non Citizen

11.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

76.68% of Arlington County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 20.64% having been born in Virginia. 11.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Arlington County, Virginia Place of Birth

Sources