Location in Calhoun County and the state of Georgia
|• Total||4.14 sq mi (10.71 km2)|
|• Land||4.12 sq mi (10.68 km2)|
|• Water||0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)|
|Elevation||299 ft (91 m)|
|• Density||359/sq mi (138.5/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|ZIP codes||31713, 39813|
|GNIS feature ID||0310614|
Arlington is located at (31.439461, -84.724835).
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,602 people, 573 households, and 394 families residing in the city. The population density was 400.9 people per square mile (154.6/km²). There were 695 housing units at an average density of 173.9 per square mile (67.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 29.03% White, 69.91% African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.19% Asian, 0.44% from other races, and 0.31% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.44% of the population.
There were 573 households out of which 33.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.0% were married couples living together, 28.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.2% were non-families. 28.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.80 and the average family size was 3.47.
In the city the population was spread out with 32.8% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 17.0% from 45 to 64, and 12.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 84.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.6 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $22,311, and the median income for a family was $25,188. Males had a median income of $22,096 versus $15,231 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,985. About 30.1% of families and 34.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 49.6% of those under age 18 and 28.9% of those age 65 or over.
On Calhoun County's side of the Calhoun County School District unit, Calhoun County Elementary School (grades K-5) serves Calhoun County, including some students from Arlington, Edison, Leary, and Morgan. Calhoun County Middle/High is in Edison. On Early County's side, all schools belong to the Early County School District; elementary, middle, and high schools are in Blakely.
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- "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Arlington city, Georgia". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved July 17, 2014.