Whether you have called Arlington home your whole life or are new to the city, we are proud of all we have to offer to our residents. Here, you can find information on housing, events and general information.

City Facts & Figures

The Basics

    • Founded 1876
    • Incorporated  April 21, 1884
    • Population 369,646 (as of 4th Quarter 2015)
    • Land Area  99.5 square miles
    • Government Type  Council-Manager
    • Median Age 32.3 years old (American Community Survey – US Census Bureau, 2014 5-year Estimate)

Park Land

    • Park acres: 4,651
    • Recreation Centers: 5
    • Senior Centers: 2
    • Tennis Courts: 49
    • Swimming Pools: 7
    • Miles of Park Trail: 44
    • Basketball Courts: 21
    • Golf Courses: 4
    • Softball Complexes: 2

Education

Served by five Independent School Districts:

    • Arlington ISD
    • Kennedale ISD
    • Mansfield ISD
    • Fort Worth ISD
    • HEB (Hurst-Euless-Bedford) ISD

Served by Three Institutions of Higher Learning:

    • University of Texas at Arlington
    • Tarrant County College Southeast Campus
    • Arlington Baptist College

Served by 7 Public Libraries  621,178 Library Materials

Census 2010

Population by Race and Ethnicity:

    •  White or Caucasian 59%
    • Black or African American 18.8%
    • American Indian 0.7%
    • Asian 6.8%
    • Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander 0.1%
    • Two or More Races 3.3%
    • Hispanic/Latino 27.4%

Visitors to Arlington  6.8 million visitors

Housing

Median Household Income  $52,094

City of Arlington Property Tax Rate  .6480 per $100 valuation

Median Single-Family Housing Value  $132,500

Home Sales
(The Real Estate Center of Texas A&M University)

Year Average Price Number of Sales
2012 $151,000 4,247
2011 $146,700 3,719
2010 $147,600 3,883
2009 $144,200 4,269
2008 $147,500 4,814
2007 $148,800 5,882
2006 $147,200 6,583
2005 $145,900 6,151
2004 $137,300 5,510
2003 $135,100 5,305
2002 $129,800 5,203
2001 $128,600 5,337
2000 $120,500 4,946
1999 $114,900 4,584
1998 $112,000 4,174
1997 $107,600 3,518
1996 $101,300 3,425
1995 $100,000 3,116
1994 $96,700 2,923
1993 $93,800 3,255
1992 $90,900 3,002

Updated May 2013.
All Socio-Economic info from Census 2010 or ACS 2010
(5-year estimates)