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Arlington, New York

Arlington is a town located in Dutchess County, New York. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 12,481.


\nArlington is located at 41°41'42" North, 73°53'31" West (41.694943, -73.892054)
1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 12.7 km² (4.9 mi²). 12.7 km² (4.9 mi²) of it is land and 0.20% is water.


\nAs of the
census of 2000, there are 12,481 people, 4,362 households, and 2,516 families residing in the town. The population density is 985.5/km² (2,552.5/mi²). There are 4,590 housing units at an average density of 362.4/km² (938.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 77.01% White, 12.27% African American, 0.18% Native American, 6.09% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 1.87% from other races, and 2.53% from two or more races. 5.38% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 4,362 households out of which 27.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.7% are married couples living together, 11.6% have a female householder with no husband present, and 42.3% are non-families. 33.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.33 and the average family size is 3.04. In the town the population is spread out with 19.4% under the age of 18, 24.6% from 18 to 24, 25.9% from 25 to 44, 17.6% from 45 to 64, and 12.5% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 30 years. For every 100 females there are 86.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 81.0 males. The median income for a household in the town is $43,141, and the median income for a family is $56,183. Males have a median income of $40,026 versus $30,274 for females. The per capita income for the town is $19,563. 10.3% of the population and 6.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 9.6% are under the age of 18 and 8.8% are 65 or older.