Arlington

Arlington holds a population of over 45,000, and offers residents an eclectic mix of urban and suburban living.

Welcome to Arlington

Founded in 1807, Arlington is a town located in Middlesex County, Massachusetts. A suburb of Boston, the charming town is just 6 miles northwest of the big city. Arlington holds a population of over 45,000, and offers residents an eclectic mix of urban and suburban living. Much of the historic architecture in Arlington has been well-preserved and some of it even hosts restaurants, shops, offices, and more. Arlington is a closely-knit community with plenty going on throughout the year that you won't want to miss. If you're looking for a relaxed atmosphere just minutes from the city, Arlington is the place for you.
 

Arlington MA Demographics

Population: 45,379
Median Income: $114,576
Homeownership Rate: 58%
 

Arlington MA Housing Stats

Median Sales Price: $1,035,000
Number of Homes Sold: 81
Number of Days on the Market: 8
 

What to do in Arlington, MA

Arlington MA Restaurants

 

Arlington MA Shopping

There is plenty of shopping opportunities for Arlington residents. Not only is Boston just a few minutes away, but Arlington itself has lots to offer. Whether you're looking for a traditional shopping mall like Arlington Village Shops, or you prefer local boutiques, Arlington has you covered. 
 

Overview for Arlington, MA

46,045 people live in Arlington, where the median age is 39.7 and the average individual income is $69,007. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

46,045

Total Population

39.7 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$69,007

Average individual Income

Around Arlington, MA

There's plenty to do around Arlington, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

86
Very Walkable
Walking Score
77
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
44
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Work Hard Eat Good, Vinal General Store, and mica - sweet creations.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2.99 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.64 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.94 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.44 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.64 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.94 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Arlington, MA

Arlington has 19,308 households, with an average household size of 2.37. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Arlington do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 46,045 people call Arlington home. The population density is 8,952.81 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

46,045

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

39.7

Median Age

46.73 / 53.27%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
19,308

Total Households

2.37

Average Household Size

$69,007

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Arlington, MA

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Primary Schools ()
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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Arlington. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Arlington Catholic High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 6th
No rating available
Lesley Ellis School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
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