Community Profiles

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arlington waWhile maintaining its small town atmosphere in a rural setting, Arlington is conveniently located near larger metropolitan interests.  

The city welcomes economic development that complements the City’s exceptional quality of life.  The community is exceptional for its public school system and recreation opportunities.

Adjacent to I-5 and easy access to the Seattle metropolitan area, Arlington offers industrial, commercial and retail operations close to residential areas.  Arlington boasts an unusually high jobs-to-population ratio and is home to a wide variety of manufacturing, construction and technology businesses. The Arlington Airport, owned by the City, is one of the state’s premier general aviation airports.

Smokey Point is a business community located in southwest Arlington that is a rapidly growing commercial and retail area serving Arlington and the City of Marysville. The locale also boasts a growing number of residential neighborhoods and golf courses.

Hiking, boating, and fishing with picnic facilities in the midst of those areas. The Arlington Airport is the site of the annual Northwest EAA Fly-In, attracting over 50,000 visitors from throughout the United States and Canada.

Distance From

  • Work:
    • Everett: 15 min
    • South Everett: 25 min
    • Bellevue: 1 hr
  • Skiing: 1 hour
  • Boating: 5 mins – 3.5 hours

K-12 School District

Arlington School District

Arlington

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Population

Total Population

20,528

Population
Growth Rate

1.21%

Median Age

36

Diversity Index

47.700

Housing & Income

Households

7,436

Total Housing Units

7,754


Owner Occupied

4,867

Renter Occupied

2,569

Vacant

318

Median Home Value

$390,057


Average Home Value

$450,344

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

1.11%


Per Capita Income

2.65%

Income Projection

Median Household

$80,660 $90,663


Average Household

$90,442 $103,122


Per Capita

$33,186 $37,831

Workforce

Total Businesses

1,058

Total Employed

12,412

Workers 16+

9,782

2021 Retail Trade Businesses

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Businesses

159

Employed

2,739

2021 HealthCare/Social Assist

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Businesses

137

Employed

1,875

2021 Manufacturing Businesses

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Businesses

83

Employed

1,686

2021 Motor Vehicles/Parts Dealers

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Businesses

35

Employed

1,051

2021 Construction Businesses

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Businesses

79

Employed

975

2021 Educational Services - Businesses

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Businesses

24

Employed

820

Some
High School

829

Graduated
High School

3,462

Associates
Degree

1,566

Bachelor's
Degree

1,636

Graduate
Degree

1,206

Average Commute Time

29 min.



Resident Commuters

8,383

Non-Resident Commuters

1,377

Drive Alone

7,748

Carpooled

1,340

Public

60

Work At Home

474