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THE BASICS
     
bullet Founded  1876
bullet Incorporated  April 21, 1884
bullet Population  365,438  
bullet Land Area  99.5 square miles       
bullet Government Type  Council-Manager
bullet Median Age 32.1 years old

EDUCATION

Served by Four Independent School Districts

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

Served by Three Institutions of Higher Learning

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

Served by 7 Public Libraries  621,178 Library Materials

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

CENSUS 2010

Population by Race and Ethnicity
    
bullet White or Caucasian 215,588
bullet Black or African American 68,792
bullet American Indian 2,439
bullet Asian 24,826
bullet Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander 410
bullet Some Other Race 41,150
bullet Two or More Races 12,233
bullet Hispanic/Latino 100,269
 
Age Distribution
   
bullet Under 18 102,144
bullet 18 to 44 148,564
bullet 45 to 64 85,008
bullet 65+ 29,752

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)

 

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