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Arlington, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Arlington had a population of 857 as of July 1, 2017. Arlington ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Arlington is located at latitude 43.3352 and longitude -89.3725 in Columbia County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Arlington (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Columbia County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,050 feet.

The Village of Arlington (GNIS ID: 1582713) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Arlington population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Arlington: Arlington Station, Dixon.

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Arlington, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 857
Daytime Population: Workers 401
Daytime Population: Residents 377
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 778
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 857
Population in Familes 726
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 837
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $70,474
Average Household Income $81,502
Per Capita Income $30,954


Total Housing Units 343 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 257 (74.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 72 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $225,758
Average Home Value $261,035


Total Households 329
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 251
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 race 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.63% 0.58%
Households 0.51% 0.54%
Families 1.03% 0.47%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   2.76%

Arlington, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arlington to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 414 47th
Population Density # 307 60th
Diversity Index # 615 20th
Median Household Income # 103 87th
Per Capita Income # 202 74th

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