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Arlington, Virginia
Jacksonville, Florida
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Arlington is 629% more densely populated than Jacksonville.
People are 3% less likely to be married in Jacksonville.
The Median Age is 1.8 years younger in Arlington.

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PEOPLE
 Arlington, VAJacksonville, FLUnited States
 Population220,173868,031321,418,820
 Population - 2010197,467811,833308,745,538
 Population - 2000189,453735,617285,036,114
 Population - 1990170,936635,115251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now28.80%36.67%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now16.22%18.00%12.76%
 Pop. Density8,4711,16291
 Land Area267473,531,905
 Water Area0127264,837
 Median Age33.835.637.4
 Female Population49.99%51.61%50.81%
 Male Population50.01%48.39%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Arlington, VAJacksonville, FLUnited States
 Age 0 to 45.92%6.95%6.36%
 Age 5 to 94.62%6.55%6.51%
 Age 10 to 143.77%6.20%6.59%
 Age 15 to 172.08%3.69%4.03%
 Age 18 to 202.09%4.18%4.35%
 Age 21 to 246.33%6.14%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3427.89%15.45%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4416.19%13.09%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5412.34%14.12%14.09%
 Age 55 to 595.28%6.37%6.57%
 Age 60 to 644.59%5.56%5.72%
 Age 65 to 745.25%6.78%7.64%
 Age 75 to 842.42%3.43%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.24%1.51%1.85%
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 RACE
 Arlington, VAJacksonville, FLUnited States
 White63.25%54.16%62.77%
 Black8.21%30.19%12.24%
 Asian9.67%4.32%4.95%
 Native American0.25%0.24%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.08%0.09%0.16%
 Other0.44%0.21%0.20%
 Two or More Races2.66%2.56%2.13%
 Hispanic15.45%8.23%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic84.55%91.77%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Arlington, VAJacksonville, FLUnited States
 Households96,264315,619116,211,000
 Family Households44,558198,34376,958,100
 Non Family Households51,706117,27639,253,000
 Household Size2.262.592.63
 Married Population43.50%46.45%50.58%
 Single Population56.50%53.55%49.42%
 Now Married42.04%43.60%48.41%
 Married but Separated1.46%2.86%2.17%
 Never Married45.91%33.73%32.55%
 Widowed2.96%5.94%5.95%
 Divorced7.63%13.88%10.92%
 Married, w/children34.43%27.68%31.68%
 Married, no children45.20%39.44%41.44%
 Single, w/children10.50%20.84%16.94%
 Single, no children9.87%12.04%9.95%
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