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

Population
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Population

Population2000201020212026
Arlington12,60517,93020,52821,712

Source: ESRI, 2021-08-29

Population by Age

Population201020212026
0-41,3611,3921,469
5-91,3961,4041,465
10-141,4091,3841,499
15-191,3931,3431,341
20-241,0601,3011,239
25-291,2501,6591,513
30-341,2651,4431,833
35-391,3501,4081,583
40-441,3721,3171,422
45-491,2271,3241,305
50-541,1671,3211,289
55-599061,2351,285
60-647431,1871,170
65-695739341,102
70-74442722829
75-79356493623
80-84321317389
85+339346357
18+12,86115,51816,447
Median Age343637

Source: ESRI, 2021-08-29

Population by Race

Arlington2021
Total20,528.000
White Alone81.290
Black Alone1.890
American Indian Alone1.370
Asian Alone4.650
Pacific Islander Alone0.530
Some Other Race4.970
Two or More Races5.290
Hispanic Origin12.080
Diversity Index47.700

Source: ESRI, 2021-08-29

Growth Rate

Arlington2010 - 20142014 - 2019
Population1%1%
Households1%1%
Families1%1%
Median Household Income%2%
Per Capita Income%3%

Source: ESRI, 2021-08-29

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Housing
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Households

Population2000201020212026
Households4,5716,5697,4367,862
Housing Units4,8156,9367,7548,165
Owner Occupied Units4,8675,260
Renter Occupied Units2,5692,602
Vacant Units318303

Source: ESRI, 2021-08-29

Home Value

Arlington20212026
Median Home Value$390,057$439,286
Average Home Value$450,344$548,807
<$50,0008315
$50,000 - $99,99991
$100,000 - $149,999241
$150,000 - $199,999490
$200,000 - $249,9997611
$250,000 - $299,99914147
$300,000 - $399,9992,2781,895
$400,000 - $499,9991,3611,680
$500,000 - $749,999551876
$1,000,000 +35104

Source: ESRI, 2021-08-29

Housing Year Built

Year RangeHouses Built
2010 or Later311
2000-20092,169
1990-19992,042
1980-1989643
1970-19791,007
1960-1969499
1950-1959246
1940-1949112
1939 or Before522

Source: ESRI, 2021-08-29

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Income
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Income

Arlington20212026
Median Household$80,660$90,663
Average Household$90,442$103,122
Per Capita$33,186$37,831

Source: ESRI, 2021-08-29

Household Income Base

Arlington2021
<$15,000576
$15,000 - $24,999455
$25,000 - $34,999486
$35,000 - $49,999674
$50,000 - $74,9991,164
$75,000 - $99,9991,259
$100,000 - $149,9991,884
$150,000 - $199,999583
$200,000+356

Source: ESRI, 2021-08-29

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Employees
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Commute

CategoryCommuters
Workers 16+9,782
In-County Residents8,383
Out-of-County Residents1,377
Drive Alone7,748
Carpooled1,340
Public Transport60
Work at Home474
Less than 5 minutes210
5-9 minutes1,023
10-14 minutes1,055
15-19 minutes1,202
20-24 minutes1,017
25-29 minutes605
30-34 minutes1,241
35-39 minutes358
40-44 minutes533
45-59 minutes1,061
60-89 minutes653
90+ minutes350
Average Travel Time29

Source: ESRI, 2021-08-29

Source: ESRI, 2021-08-29

Employees by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Employees12,412
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt27
Mining2
Utilities0
Construction975
Manufacturing1,686
Wholesale Trade457
  
Retail Trade2,739
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers1,051
Furn & Home Furnish Str7
Electronics & Appl Store10
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip374
Food & Beverage Stores345
Health/Pers Care Stores205
Gasoline Stations109
Clothing/Accessory Store12
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music80
General Merchandise Str401
Misc Store Retailers141
Nonstore Retailers4
  
Transportation/Warehouse376
Information40
  
Finance & Insurance300
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn209
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv32
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other59
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing412
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv568
Legal Services53
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises5
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt83
Educational Services820
HealthCare/Social Assist1,875
Arts/Entertainment/Rec138
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs819
Accommodation91
Food Srv/Drinking Places728
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin690
Auto Repair/Maintenance128
Public Administration Emp343

Source: ESRI, 2021-08-29

Educational Attainment (25+)

Arlington2021
Some High School829
Graduated High School3,462
Associates Degree1,566
Bachelor's Degree1,636
Graduate Degree1,206

Source: ESRI, 2021-08-29

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Businesses
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Businesses by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Businesses1,058
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt Bus5
Mining Bus1
Utilities Bus0
Construction Bus79
Manufacturing Bus83
Wholesale Trade Bus38
  
Retail Trade Bus159
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers Bus35
Furn & Home Furnish Str Bus2
Electronics & Appl Store Bus3
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip Bus12
Food & Beverage Stores Bus21
Health/Pers Care Stores Bus12
Gasoline Stations Bus14
Clothing/Accessory Store Bus4
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music Bus10
General Merchandise Str Bus9
Misc Store Retailers Bus23
Nonstore Retailers Bus14
  
Transportation/Warehouse Bus30
Information Bus7
  
Finance & Insurance Bus49
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn Bus23
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv Bus10
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other Bus16
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing Bus56
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv Bus66
Legal Services Bus13
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises Bus1
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt Bus19
Educational Services Bus24
HealthCare/Social Assist Bus137
Arts/Entertainment/Rec Bus15
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs Bus80
Accommodation Bus9
Food Srv/Drinking Places Bus71
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin Bus142
Auto Repair/Maintenance Bus29
Public Administration Bus25

Source: ESRI, 2021-08-29

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