Arlington is a somewhat small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 11,695 people and just one neighborhood, Arlington is the 49th largest community in Tennessee. Arlington has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by well paying jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for better opportunities. This seems to be the case in Arlington, where the median household income is $99,404.00.
Arlington real estate is some of the most expensive in Tennessee, although Arlington house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Arlington is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.79% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Arlington is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Arlington who work in office and administrative support (15.06%), healthcare (10.29%), and management occupations (9.96%).
Also of interest is that Arlington has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Arlington is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Arlington a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. Arlington has an abundance of of owner-occupied single family homes which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Arlington’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Arlington is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Arlington, the average commute to work is 31.01 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Arlington does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Arlington are among the most well-educated in the nation: 41.87% of adults in Arlington have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Arlington in 2010 was $32,398, which is wealthy relative to Tennessee, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $129,592 for a family of four.
Arlington is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Arlington home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. Most Arlington residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Arlington include Irish, German, English, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Arlington is English. Other languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.