Arlington, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Arlington, New York - Basic Facts

The Arlington Census Designated Place had a population of 4,046 as of July 1, 2018. Arlington ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Arlington is located at latitude 41.6959 and longitude -73.8989 in Dutchess County. The formal boundaries for the Arlington Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dutchess County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 187 feet.

The Arlington Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389147) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Arlington Census Designated Place is located within Town of Poughkeepsie, a minor civil division (MCD) of Dutchess County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Arlington population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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Arlington, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,046
Population in Households 3,039
Population in Familes 2,354
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,007
Population Density1 6,060
Diversity Index2 70


Median Household Income $57,708
Average Household Income $73,306
Per Capita Income $30,020


Total Housing Units 1,356 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 446 (32.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 760 (56.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 150 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $246,458
Average Home Value $244,351


Total Households 1,206
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 712
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.04% 0.01%
Households -0.16% -0.07%
Families -0.15% -0.11%
Median Household Income   3.44%
Per Capita Income   2.53%

Arlington, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arlington to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 404 66th
Population Density # 100 92nd
Diversity Index # 82 93rd
Median Household Income # 682 43rd
Per Capita Income # 695 42nd

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