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Arlington, Texas
Salinas, California
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Arlington is 65% less densely populated than Salinas.
People are 3% more likely to be married in Salinas.
The Median Age is 3.0 years older in Arlington.

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PEOPLE
 Arlington, TXSalinas, CAUnited States
 Population388,125157,380321,418,820
 Population - 2010359,410147,074308,745,538
 Population - 2000332,969151,060285,036,114
 Population - 1990261,721108,777251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now48.30%44.68%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now16.57%4.18%12.76%
 Pop. Density4,0476,66691
 Land Area96243,531,905
 Water Area40264,837
 Median Age32.329.337.4
 Female Population50.70%49.63%50.81%
 Male Population49.30%50.37%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Arlington, TXSalinas, CAUnited States
 Age 0 to 47.49%9.42%6.36%
 Age 5 to 97.68%9.27%6.51%
 Age 10 to 147.23%7.87%6.59%
 Age 15 to 174.74%4.99%4.03%
 Age 18 to 204.72%5.04%4.35%
 Age 21 to 246.54%6.08%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3415.15%16.40%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4413.87%14.05%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5413.85%11.19%14.09%
 Age 55 to 595.45%4.42%6.57%
 Age 60 to 644.52%3.79%5.72%
 Age 65 to 745.40%4.08%7.64%
 Age 75 to 842.39%2.28%4.26%
 Age 85 and over0.98%1.12%1.85%
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 RACE
 Arlington, TXSalinas, CAUnited States
 White42.87%15.13%62.77%
 Black19.29%1.39%12.24%
 Asian6.96%6.81%4.95%
 Native American0.28%0.13%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.05%0.10%0.16%
 Other0.16%0.03%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.73%1.02%2.13%
 Hispanic28.67%75.38%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic71.33%24.62%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Arlington, TXSalinas, CAUnited States
 Households133,60140,441116,211,000
 Family Households90,67631,95476,958,100
 Non Family Households42,9258,48739,253,000
 Household Size2.783.752.63
 Married Population49.84%47.03%50.58%
 Single Population50.17%52.97%49.42%
 Now Married47.17%44.56%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.66%2.47%2.17%
 Never Married35.09%42.83%32.55%
 Widowed4.02%3.74%5.95%
 Divorced11.06%6.40%10.92%
 Married, w/children35.45%39.24%31.68%
 Married, no children33.58%24.73%41.44%
 Single, w/children21.52%26.76%16.94%
 Single, no children9.45%9.26%9.95%
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