Arlington County VA Information


Arlington County Subdivisions

Arlington County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 227,430
Population in Households 224,509
Population in Familes 133,431
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,921
Population Density1 8,756
Diversity Index2 63


Median Household Income $109,135
Average Household Income $149,515
Per Capita Income $71,106


Total Housing Units 116,500 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 45,359 (38.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 62,257 (53.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,884 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $616,927
Average Home Value $669,990


Total Households 107,616
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 44,691
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.11% 1.03%
Households 1.13% 1.05%
Families 0.87% 0.86%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   2.59%


Arlington County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arlington County to the other 133 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 9 94th
Population Density # 2 99th
Diversity Index # 14 90th
Median Household Income # 4 98th
Per Capita Income # 1 100th

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