Arlington, VA Population

Population: 189,453. Estimated population in July 2020: 195,965 (+3.4% change)
Males: 95,443 (50.4%), Females: 94,010 (49.6%)

Zip codes: 22201, 22202, 22203, 22204, 22205, 22206, 22207, 22209, 22213.

Median resident age: 34.0 years
Median household income: $63,001
Median house value: $262,400

Races in Arlington:

  • White Non-Hispanic (60.4%)
  • Hispanic (18.6%)
  • Black (9.3%)
  • Other race (8.3%)
  • Two or more races (4.3%)
  • Other Asian (1.9%)
  • Asian Indian (1.8%)
  • Chinese (1.5%)
  • Vietnamese (1.1%)
  • Filipino (1.1%)
  • Korean (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Japanese (0.5%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Irish (12.8%), German (12.6%), English (11.5%), Italian (5.1%), United States (3.3%), Scottish (2.8%).

Land area: 25.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Arlington

  • High school or higher: 87.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 60.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 30.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Arlington CDP

  • Never married: 41.7%
  • Now married: 43.6%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

27.8% Foreign born (13.8% Latin America, 8.1% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +18,677 (+10.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Arlington:

  • ARLINGTON HOSPITAL (1701 NORTH GEORGE MASON DRIVE)
  • HOSPICE OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA (4715 N 15 ST)
  • NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (601 SOUTH CARLIN SPRINGS ROAD)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Arlington:

  • RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL (about 6 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Abbreviation: DCA)
  • ANDREWS AFB (about 18 miles; CAMP SPRINGS, MD; Abbreviation: ADW)
  • WASHINGTON DULLES INTERNATIONAL (about 24 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Abbreviation: IAD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Arlington:

  • SOUTH CAPITOL STREET (about 8 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Abbreviation: 09W)
  • COLLEGE PARK (about 15 miles; COLLEGE PARK, MD; Abbreviation: CGS)
  • POTOMAC AIRFIELD (about 15 miles; FRIENDLY, MD; Abbreviation: VKX)
Amtrak stations near Arlington:

  • 6 miles: ALEXANDRIA (110 CALLAHAN DR.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 8 miles: WASHINGTON (50 MASSACHUSETTS AVE. N.E.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: LORTON (AUTO-TRAIN) (LORTON, 8006 LORTON RD.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Arlington:

  • MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 2,479; Location: 2807 N GLEBE RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.marymount.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • STRAYER UNIVERSITY-ARLINGTON CAMPUS (Full-time enrollment: 968; Location: 3045 COLUMBIA PKE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.strayer.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • APPLIED CAREER TRAINING (Full-time enrollment: 321; Location: 1100 WILSON BLVD MALL LEVEL; Private, for-profit; Website: www.healthtraining.com)
  • AMERICAN SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL PSYCH-VIRGINIA (Full-time enrollment: 207; Location: 1550 WILSON BLVD STE 600; Private, for-profit; Website: www.aspp.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • GRAHAM WEBB INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF HAIR (Full-time enrollment: 125; Location: 1621 N. KENT ST, SUITE 1617 LL ROSSLYN PLAZA; Private, for-profit; Website: grahamwebbacademyonline.com)
  • PROFESSIONAL BARTENDING SCHOOL (Location: 3120 N 13TH ST; Private, for-profit)
  • KELLER GRADUATE SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT (Location: 1215 JEFFERSON DAVIS HWY STE 100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.keller.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY (Location: 1925 N LYNN ST 3RD FL; Private, for-profit; Website: www.umtweb.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Arlington:

  • GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 5 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Full-time enrollment: 16,045)
  • AMERICAN UNIVERSITY (about 5 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Full-time enrollment: 8,859)
  • UNIVERSITY OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (about 5 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Full-time enrollment: 3,223)
  • GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Full-time enrollment: 11,674)
  • HOWARD UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Full-time enrollment: 9,297)
  • NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; ANNANDALE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 19,406)
  • CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA (about 9 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Full-time enrollment: 4,472)

Schools

Public high schools in Arlington:

  • WAKEFIELD HIGH (Students: 1,911; Location: 4901 SOUTH CHESTERFIELD RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • YORKTOWN HIGH (Students: 1,817; Location: 5201 28TH ST N; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WASHINGTON LEE HIGH (Students: 1,795; Location: 1300 N QUINCY ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Arlington:

  • BISHOP DENIS J O’CONNELL H S (Students: 1,437; Location: 6600 LITTLE FALLS ROAD; Grades: 9 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Arlington:

  • WILLIAMSBURG MIDDLE (Students: 979; Location: 3600 N HARRISON ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • KENMORE MIDDLE (Students: 787; Location: 200 S CARLIN SPRINGS RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SWANSON MIDDLE (Students: 777; Location: 5800 N WASHINGTON BLVD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • JEFFERSON MIDDLE (Students: 726; Location: 125 S OLD GLEBE RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • GUNSTON MIDDLE (Students: 633; Location: 2700 S LANG ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • FRANCIS SCOTT KEY ELEM. (Students: 633; Location: 2300 KEY BLVD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • TAYLOR ELEM. (Students: 624; Location: 2600 N STUART ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • JAMESTOWN ELEM. (Students: 542; Location: 3700 N DELAWARE ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • CARLIN SPRINGS (Students: 542; Location: 5995 SOUTH 5TH ROAD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • TUCKAHOE ELEM. (Students: 502; Location: 6550 26TH ST N; Grades: PK – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Arlington:

  • ST THOMAS MORE CATHEDRAL SCHOO (Students: 457; Location: 105 N THOMAS STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST AGNES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 378; Location: 2024 NORTH RANDOLPH ST; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST ANN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 266; Location: 980 NORTH FREDERICK ST; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST CHARLES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 221; Location: 3299 NORTH FAIRFAX DR; Grades: KG – 8)
  • OUR SAVIOR LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 180; Location: 825 S TAYLOR ST; Grades: KG – 8)
  • RIVENDELL SCHOOL (Students: 147; Location: 5700 LEE HWY; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST MARKS CHILDRENS HOUSE (Students: 60; Location: 2425 N GLEBE RD; Grades: PK – KG)
  • CHESTERBROOK MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 54; Location: 3455 N. GLEBE RD.; Grades: PK – KG)
  • ARLINGTON MONTESSORI HOUSE (Students: 48; Location: 3809 N WASHINGTON BLVD; Grades: PK – KG)
  • EMBASSY SCHOOL (Students: 20; Location: 1701 N BRYAN ST; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Arlington:

  • ARLINGTON DEPT. OF LIBRARIES (Operating income: $10,201,169; Location: 2100 CLARENDON BLVD.; 501,418 books; 36,374 audio materials; 18,172 video materials; 1,874 serial subscriptions)