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The City of Arlington had a population of 631 as of July 1, 2022. Arlington ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oregon. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Arlington is located at latitude 45.7168 and longitude -120.2009 in Gilliam County. The formal boundaries for the City of Arlington encompass a land area of 2.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.62 sq. miles. Gilliam County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 285 feet.

The City of Arlington has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Arlington is located within Arlington Division of Gilliam County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Arlington: Alkali.

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Arlington, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 631 (100%)
Population in Households 631 (100.0%)
Population in Families 472 (74.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 248
Diversity Index2 35


Median Household Income $71,705
Average Household Income $84,871
% of Income for Mortgage4 11%
Per Capita Income $34,118
Wealth Index5 79


Total HU (Housing Units) 291 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 155 (53.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 104 (35.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $145,000
Average Home Value $273,693
Housing Affordability Index3 228


Total Households 258
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 153
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population 0.21% -0.06%
Households -0.17% -0.23%
Families   -0.26%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   2.54%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.26%

Arlington, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arlington to the other 426 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 265 38th
Population Density # 327 23rd
Median Household Income # 156 64th
Housing Affordability Index # 424 100th
Per Capita Income # 217 49th
Diversity Index # 241 44th

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