Data & Research

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The Arlington County Profile is an annual report providing statistical information including demographics, development tracking, employment, transportation and community resources.

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Demographics research uses census results and other resources for tracking population characteristics, including race, ethnicity, language, income, education, employment and age of residents, as well as community trends, total housing units and occupancy.

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Development reports highlight activity and trends, construction starts, completions, new project approvals and demolitions for both commercial and residential structures.

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The Open Data Portal provides easy access to data collections covering the full range of County operations, including demographics and economic indicators, housing and building, public safety, health and human services, public works, transportation and more. Don’t see the data you need? Submit a dataset request. Follow open data topics on the Data Matters blog.

Explore the Open Data Portal


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Arlington Economic Development releases economic indicators monthly and a development update quarterly. It also publishes reports and white papers on County planning, retail, sustainability, employment and industry sectors, public-private partnerships, and travel and tourism.

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The GIS Mapping Center provides a variety of maps and interactive tools for analyzing and displaying geographic data. Types of maps include civic associations, streets, zoning, lights, real estate, parks, transit, parking and other topics.

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2014 Transportation Performance Measures Report, prepared by Arlington County’s Transportation Division:

The Mobility Lab is a “think tank” that provides transportation research for the region’s transportation demand management (TDM) partners like Arlington Transportation Partners, BikeArlington, WalkArlington, Capital Bikeshare, goDCgo, and many others. Transportation statistics help make the case for how and why TDM improves communities.

Learn more about Mobility Lab's research.