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Arlington, Minnesota - 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 Sibley County at latitude 44.6083 and longitude -94.0805. Sibley County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,004 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Arlington (see map) encompass a land area of 1.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Arlington: City of Arlington.

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Arlington, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arlington to the other 906 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota 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 # 237 74th
Population Density1 # 123 87th
Diversity Index2 # 160 82nd
Median Household Income # 612 33rd
Per Capita Income # 530 42nd

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,394
Population in Households 2,329
Population in Familes 1,812
Population in Group Qrtrs 65
Population Density1 1,529
Diversity Index2 28
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 987
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 599
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,082 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 713 (65.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 274 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 95 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $133,286
Average Home Value $157,273
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,347
Average Household Income $59,285
Per Capita Income $24,824
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.65% 1.03%
Households 1.9% 1.19%
Families 2.07% 1.17%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   2.42%
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.

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