Arlington, MA

44,408 Population
5.1 square miles 8,629.7 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.7%
was 0.7%
 
Population Density
8,629.7
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
50.7%
was 51.2%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
18.3%
was 17.9%
 
Percent Under 18
21.3%
was 21.6%
 
Percent 65 and Over
15.9%
was 16.0%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
5.1%
was 5.0%
 
Median Household Income
$98,103
was $93,787
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
43.3
44.1
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
was 6.8
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
98.1
was 124.7
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
884.7
was 1,170.1
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
19,618
was 19,618
 
Median Rent
$1,463
was $1,426
 
Total Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Occupied Housing Units
18,652
was 18,643
 
Homeownership Rate
60.6%
was 61.0%
 
Single Family Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
3,814.3
was 3,812.3
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
11.6%
was 11.8%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
--
No Data Available
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
--
No Data Available

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
99.5%
was 99.6%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
98.9%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.9%
was 98.8%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
96.5%
was 95.9%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
68.8%
was 67.6%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
84.9%
was 86.0%
Ranked 81st Highest in MA
Debt Service Ratio
7.4%
was 9.1%
Ranked 67th Highest in MA
Revenue
 
$133,243,091
$127,950,124
Ranked 33rd Highest in MA
Expenditure
 
$117,135,371
$114,978,845
Ranked 39th Highest in MA
Revenue per Capita
$3,047
was $2,954
Ranked 120th Highest in MA
Expenditure per Capita
$2,679
was $2,655
Ranked 131st Highest in MA

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