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Arlington, Georgia - Basic Facts

Arlington is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Arlington.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Calhoun County at latitude 31.4399 and longitude -84.7249. Calhoun County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 302 feet.

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Arlington, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,426
Population in Households 1,426
Population in Familes 1,205
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 346
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 518
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 344
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 663 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 338 (51.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 179 (27.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 145 (21.9%)
Median Home Value $62,234
Average Home Value $98,817


Median Household Income $24,939
Average Household Income $39,341
Per Capita Income $15,104
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.85% -0.3%
Households -0.45% -0.19%
Families -1.32% -0.23%
Median Household Income   5.82%
Per Capita Income   2.22%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Arlington, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arlington to the other 624 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 315 50th
Population Density1 # 410 34th
Diversity Index2 # 379 39th
Median Household Income # 591 5th
Per Capita Income # 487 22nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Georgia Census Data Comparison Tool.