The Urban Design and Research section maintains an extensive library of documents and reports related to planning, development and transportation access, as well as population characteristics and trends in the County. As part of a regional process coordinated by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments we contribute data to the Cooperative Forecasting Program, including long-range forecasts of population, households and employment for Arlington.
- American Community Survey (ACS) provides demographics based on income, education, language, poverty, foreign population, commuting and more.
- Major Planning Corridors (released July 2014) provides a demographics comparison of the major planning corridors. Find out what makes Rosslyn-Ballston, Richmond Highway (Route 1) and the Columbia Pike corridors unique.
- Population and Jobs Forecast provides estimates and forecasts of population, employment and housing statistics (2010-2045) to assist with the planning and development process and to help frame the discussion of future trends in the County.
Demographics by Geography
2010 Census Results
Results from the 2010 Census help to illustrate a decade of change in Arlington, including population increase, race, ethnicity and age of residents, and total housing units and occupancy.
- 2010 Census Results
- 2010 Census Highlights
- 2010 Census Staff Report: A detailed overview of Arlington County’s participation in the 2010 Census including outreach, Complete Count Committee, educational materials and more.
- Census Glossary of Terms
- Historical Census Data