Arlington is a mid-size city in Texas with just over 388,000 residents. The city's residents, with an average age of just under 35, are younger than most cities in Texas. Renters tend to be in the minority in Arlington, and 56% of residents own their homes. At $1,021/month, the average rent is roughly equal to the state average.
If you're looking for career options, Arlington has you covered. The four most common industries are retail, healthcare, manufacturing, and entertainment. Together, these industries make up 24% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many workers in these industries are in sales, as 9% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any career path. With an average annual income of around $71K, Arlington workers take home about the same as their peers elsewhere in the state. Arlington's average income also is fairly average compared to the national level ($73,345). Among residents older than 25 in Arlington, 13% possess a Bachelor's degree and 5% have earned a Master's or Doctoral degree.
Arlington has an average commute time of about 29 minutes. Driving is the most common means of commuting to work, selected by 46% of residents, while public transportation is not extensively used. Walking isn't a common means of commuting to work.