Demographics of Arlington, Texas and Fast Facts

Arlington has it all: an excellent location, an educated population and a welcoming environment for relocations and expansions of all types. With more than 365,000 residents, Arlington is the third-largest city in North Texas.

Population Estimate: 365,930 as of February 22, 2012

Age Distribution (Census 2010)

Under 1827.9%
18 to 4440.7%
45 to 6423.3%

Physical Features

Land Area99.5 square miles
Extraterritorial Jurisdiction457.7 acres
Public Park Land4,562.2 acres
City Parks1,394 acres
Community Parks882 acres
Linear Parks1,820 acres
Neighborhood Parks382.3 acres
Natural Areas173.1 acres
Lake Arlington Surface Area1,957 acres

The weather is generally cooperative for getting outdoors, with a daily mean temperature of 66 degrees Fahrenheit and average humidity of 56 percent. Average annual rainfall is 33 inches.

Sales Tax: 8.00%

Arlington has a large, well-educated and diverse workforce. Over 50 percent of the city’s population is between the ages of 18 and 44. Texas is second only to California in the level of high-tech employment.

DFW International Airport
Terminals: 5
Gates: 165
Destinations: 168

Arlington Municipal Airport
Aircraft Operations: Averages 380 per day
Total Based Aircraft: Approximately 300
Aviation Businesses: 25