Major Planning Corridors - Demographic Trends examines trends among the Major Planning Corridors and Arlington County using the 2006-2010 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. The variables discussed in this document include: population, density, age generations, diversity, education, income, work place, means to work, time to work, and vehicle availability. Full data tables of these variables are provided in the appendix section.
Major Planning Corridors - Demographic Trends (Full Report - 6.8 MB PDF)
10 Key Facts:
- Corridor Population: 47% almost half, of Arlington’s population lives in the R-B, JD, or Columbia Pike Corridors - an area that represents 22% of the County.
- Density: The R-B Corridor is 4X as dense as areas found outside of the planning corridors.
- Age Generations: GEN X&Y make up the majority of residents in the R-B and JD Corridors.
- Diversity: 2/3 of Columbia Pike’s population is non-White, making it the most diverse Corridor in Arlington.
- Education: Over 2/3 of residents living in the R-B and JD Corridors have a Bachelor’s Degree or higher.
- Income: $92-98K is the median household income range for the residents living in the R-B Corridor.
- Work Place: 5.4/10 residents that work in Arlington live outside of the Major Planning Corridors.
- Means to Work: 3.6/10 residents in the JD Corridor use an automobile to get to work.
- Commute Time: 26-27 minutes is the median travel time to work for an Arlington Resident.
- Vehicles Available: 3/4 of households in the R-B and JD Corridors have one or No vehicles available.