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Overview

Introduction to Arlington, Washington

Arlington, Washington, in Snohomish county, is 15 miles N of Everett, Washington (center to center) and 42 miles N of Seattle, Washington.The city is located in the Seattle - Bellevue - Everett metropolitan area. Arlington has a population of 11,713.

Arlington History

The area now known as Arlington was originally platted in 1890. The first schoolhouse was established in 1879. The area named after Lord Henry Arlington, a cabinet member of Charles II of England. In 1903, Arlington was officially incorporated as a city. J.M. Smith was elected as the first mayor of the city.

Arlington and nearby Attractions

  • Stillaguamish Valley Pioneer Museum
  • Flying Heritage Collection
  • Imagine Children's Museum
  • Howarth Park Dog Beach
  • Bay View State Park

Things To Do In Arlington

While staying in Arlington, you can visit the Stillaguamish Valley Pioneer Museum. There are several parks and playgrounds in the city including the Arlington Airport Park, Haller Bridge Park, Forest Trail Park, Quake Park, Twin Rivers Park, J. Rudy York Memorial Park, and High Clover Park. You can also visit Zimmerman Hill Climb. Golf enthusiasts can spend their leisure time at the Arlington Rotary Disc Golf Course.

Arlington Transportation

Air transportation is available from Snohomish County Airport.

Arlington Higher Education

Everett Community College and Skagit Valley College are among the nearby colleges.

People

Total Population 18,578
Male Share of the Population 47.4%
Female Share of the Population 52.6%
Senior Citizens 11%
Employed Population 16+ 8,427
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 54.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.9%
Median Earnings25+ $40,365
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $15,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree $35,636

Wealth

Median Family Income $75,900
% Above Poverty Level 87.9%
% Below Poverty Level 12.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 4.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.4%
% Using Public Transportation 2%

Housing

People Living Alone 28.5%
Median Gross Rent $1,011
Median House Value $229,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 22.6%
US/American 0%
English 9%
Irish 12.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Arlington Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles N of Everett, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 42 miles N of Seattle, Washington
County Snohomish
Standard Zip Codes 98223
Phone Area Codes 360
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 48.198
Longitude -122.123

Arlington Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station EVERETT
Distance 15.3 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 46 F
Apr Temp 41 to 58 F
Jul Temp 54 to 73 F
Oct Temp 43 to 60 F
Annual Precip 37.5 inches
Station MOUNT VERNON 3 WNW
Distance 20.1 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 46 F
Apr Temp 41 to 58 F
Jul Temp 52 to 73 F
Oct Temp 42 to 60 F
Annual Precip 32.7 inches
Station DARRINGTON RANGER STN
Distance 24.6 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 42 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 52 to 78 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 80.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Arlington, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Bryant (98223)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Everett 105,685 $58,662
Granite Falls 3,451 $64,500
Lake Stevens 29,774 $80,761
Langley 1,287 $69,135
Marysville 63,760 $74,529
Stanwood 6,560 $69,890

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Arlington Hospitals

CASCADE VALLEY HOSPITAL
(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
330 S STILLAGUAMISH AVE
(360) 435-2133
Emergency Service: Yes

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Arlington High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

ARLINGTON HIGH SCHOOL
18821 CROWN RIDGE BLVD
360-435-2119
Serves 1,537 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 22.6

LAKEWOOD HIGH SCHOOL
17023 11TH AVE NE
360-652-4505
Serves 760 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 23.8

STILLAGUAMISH SCHOOL
315 N FRENCH AVE
360-403-0667
A Non-traditional School
Serves 307 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 76.8

WESTON HIGH SCHOOL
18722 59TH AVE NE
360-435-8375
A Non-traditional School
Serves 143 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20.4

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