Nationwide Claims to Fame

Arlington is 50th out of 4,664 other cities in Current population (2012)

Statewide Claims to Fame

Arlington is 7th in Texas out of 326 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Arlington is 7th in Texas out of 340 other cities in Current population (2012)

Arlington is 7th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Households

Arlington is 7th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Housing units

Arlington is 9th in Texas out of 337 other cities in Retail sales

Arlington is 10th in Texas out of 302 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Arlington is 13th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Size in square miles

Arlington is 20th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

Arlington, Texas Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Arlington Rank Texas US
Current population (2012) 375,600 7th 26,059,203 313,914,040
Size in square miles 95.9 13th 261,231.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 3,811.3 20th 96.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Arlington Rank Texas US
Residents younger than 5 7.8% 208th 7.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 27.9% 191st 26.8% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 8.1% 288th 10.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Arlington Rank Texas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 84.1% 160th 80.4% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 28.9% 103rd 26.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Arlington Rank Texas US
Race - White 59.0% 337th 80.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 18.8% 70th 12.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.7% 119th 1.0% 1.2%
Race - Asian 6.8% 35th 4.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 42nd 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.3% 51st 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 27.4% 196th 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 44.9% 239th 44.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Arlington Rank Texas US
Female residents 50.9% 234th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 19.9% 76th 16.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Arlington Rank Texas US
Housing units 144,805 7th 10,098,750 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 35.1% 33rd 24.0% 25.9%
Households 132,182 7th 8,667,807 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 58.5% 304th 64.5% 66.1%
Home median value $131,800 125th $126,400 $186,200
People per household 2.7 225th 2.8 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Arlington Rank Texas US
Income per capita $25,317 132nd $25,548 $27,915
Income per household $52,699 137th $50,920 $52,762
Income below poverty line 15.6% 213th 17.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Arlington Rank Texas US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 31,358 7th 2,164,852 27,092,908
Retail sales $4,890,441 9th $311,334,781 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $13,237 176th $13,061 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $647,055 10th $42,054,592 $613,795,732

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