Arlington, Minnesota

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Arlington, Minnesota

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Arlington strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Minnesota):

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Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Arlington Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Arlington Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Arlington, Minnesota

Comparing Arlington to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Minnesota (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 9 8
Well-Paid Single Men 9 7
Senior Citizens 8 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 8
Female Share of the Population 7 8
Racial Diversity 7 8
Age of the Population 4 4
Male Share of the Population 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 5
Average Household Size 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 8 6
People Above Poverty 7 6
People in Middle Class or Better 7 5
College Educated Adults 6 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 7
Working at Home 8 6
Short Commute Times 5 4
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 8 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 6
Affordability of Rents 5 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 6
Housing Recently Built 4 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Arlington Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 34 miles SW of Eden Prairie, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 47 miles SW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Sibley
Standard Zip Codes 55307
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.608
Longitude -94.08

Arlington Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.8 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 28.8 inches
Distance 15.8 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 21 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 29 inches
Station JORDAN 1 S
Distance 23 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 19 F
Apr Temp 31 to 55 F
Jul Temp 58 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 58 F
Annual Precip 29.1 inches
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Arlington Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,048 100%
Male 963 47%
Female 1,085 53%
Under 18 545 26.6%
18+ 1,503 73.4%
65+ 400 19.5%
Median Age 35.8
Average Family Size 3.06
White 1,946 95%
African-American 5 0.2%
Asian 8 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 80 3.9%
Mixed Race 9 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 124 6.1%

Estimated Arlington Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,063
Growth 15
Growth % 0.7%

Arlington Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 68.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.9%
Norwegian 6%
Irish 3.9%
Swedish 3.4%
US/American 3.2%
English 1.4%
Polish 1.3%
Czech 0.7%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
Italian 0.5%
Finnish 0.4%
French Canadian 0.3%
Dutch 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.2%
Scotch-Irish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Arlington 2,048 $49,231
Gaylord 2,279 $45,750
Glencoe 5,453 $55,496
Green Isle 334 $51,964
Hamburg 538 $50,673
Henderson 910 $49,091
New Auburn 488 $41,538
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Arlington High Schools (2004)

202 3RD AVE. N.W.
Serves 296 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.5

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